Dr. Liz Ahl

When we speak of putting learners at the centers of our classrooms and enabling them to be active participants (rather than passive recipients) in their education, we owe a debt to Women’s Studies.
– Dr. Liz Ahl, from her 2005 Kalikow Award acceptance speech.

Past Winners

 

2016: Shannon Griffiths — A Governing Body

 

2014: Jess Steever

ENDA 2013: Ending Transgender Workplace Discrimination

 

2013: Brittany Harty

The Importance of Being a Lady : Breaking Down Femininity as A Gender Norm

 

2011: Becky Cressy

“Some Demon’s Mistress, or the Demon’s Self”

The Vilification of Women in the Poetry of the British Romantic Period

 

2009: Carrie E. Waldron

Triolets, Rechargeability and the Feminist Movement:

Multiple Connotations in Kathleene West’s “Current Event”

2008: Hilary Austin

June 29th, 2008 by Bridget

More Than Just Fat: Jenny Saville and Body Image

2007: Caitlin Stevens

June 29th, 2007 by Bridget

The Importance of Being Crafty: The Benefits of Crafting to Women and Feminism In the Past, Present, and Future

2006: Naomi Judd

June 29th, 2006 by Bridget

American Mountain Women: On a Footpath All Their Own

2005: Nora Toomey

June 29th, 2005 by Bridget

I Am A Woman, Read My Blog

2004: Dawn A. Smith

June 29th, 2004 by Bridget

Feminist Backlash, Motion Pictures, and Post-Feminist Theory

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