Professor Levine is one of three recipients of the Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina's inaugural Janet Colm Award for Transformative Leadership. This award recognizes three distinguished individuals in appreciation of their leadership to help ensure increased access to comprehensive health care for women, men and teens.
Jennifer Brier, director of the gender and womens studies program at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is one of 15 people selected for induction into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame. The hall of fame is overseen by the nonprofit Friends of the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame in partnership with the City of Chicago.
The University of Illinois at Chicago History Graduate Society announces its 7th annual Windy City Graduate Student History Conference: Historicizing the State. The two-day conference will take place at the University of Illinois at Chicago on October 17-18, 2014.
Johnston's summer 2003 institute hosted at UIC on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is featured in College of Liberal Arts magazine, along with Leon Fink's reflections about these eras' echoes in our own time.
Professor Ransby's new book, "Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson," has been chosen as the 2013 winner of the Letitia Woods Brown book Award by the Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH).
A major exhibition on the history and cultural presence of AIDS curated by Jennie Brier, Associate Professor of History and Gender & Women’s Studies will open soon at UIC. “Surviving and Thriving: AIDS Politics,…