Wednesday, April 18, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Rauenhorst Ballroom, Coeur de Catherine
Members of the St. Kate's community are invited to celebrate the accomplishments of students, faculty/staff, and alumnae at the annual Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women Awards Celebration.
The celebration will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, in Coeur de Catherine, Rauenhorst Ballroom. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Please extend your congratulations to this year’s Center for Women award recipients:
Awarded to students, faculty/staff, and alumnae/i for outstanding research or creative work focusing on women, gender, or issues relevant to diverse women's status or concerns
Maren Adler, undergraduate student
Literary Representations of Capitalisms and Medical Practices: A Comparison of Fanny Fern’s 'Ruth Hall' and Ann Petry’s 'The Street'
Shelby Batterson, undergraduate student
Coffee, Power, and Privilege: Labor as a Women's Burden
Colleen Carpenter, faculty
Art that Silences and Art that Speaks: Approaches to Memorializing Feminicide in Ciudad Juarez
Lauren Koshere, alumna
Buying Tires in Wisconsin
Leso Munala, faculty, Emily Hohenshell, undergraduate student, Nene Okunna and Emily Welle, external community partners
'She Is Not a Genuine Client': Exploring Health Practitioners' Mistrust of Rape Survivors in Nairobi, Kenya
Teresa Rothausen, graduate student
An Ancient Gift Cloaked to Survive Patriarchy: Mary and Her 'Magnificat'
Christina Spiker, faculty
The Texture of Crepe: The Role of Women in the Creation and Consumption of Japanese Crepe-Paper Books (chirimen-bon)
Awarded to Women’s Studies students for an excellent scholarly paper
Mary Beth Becker, undergraduate student
Artemisia Gentileschi’s 'Judith Beheading Holofernes' as a Feminist Act
Megan Cahill, recent graduate
The Struggle is Real: Perinatal Care as the Scene for Culture Clash
Encourages students to identify and carry out leadership projects and activities that address diverse women’s concerns
Mezan Ghebre and Marcy Lohese
Research with women in Lusaka, Zambia who care for children with disabilities
Muslim Student Association
Attendance at MAS-ICNA national conference 'American Muslims: Shaping the Future through Faith and Vision'
Awarded to re-entry transfer student parents who demonstrate academic promise, perseverance, and a sense of vision
Awarded by the Minnesota Private College Fund during students' sophomore year, with a focus on community concerns, social change strategies, and a service project to benefit Minnesota communities (The Center for Women coordinates the St. Kate's Phillips nomination process.)
Elizabeth Juárez Diáz
Awarded to a senior who is notably generous with time and talent in helping others
Awarded to undergraduate students to participate in Washington, D.C.-based seminars, through which students learn in depth about the political process and public policy issues, particularly as they relate to women
Mirna Serrano Barahona
For more information about the awards or the celebration, please contact the Center for Women at (651) 690-6783 or firstname.lastname@example.org.