Women's Issues http://publicradiotulsa.org en "The Status of Women's Rights in Afghanistan" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/status-womens-rights-afghanistan <p>Our guest on this edition of ST is Charlotte Ponticelli, the recently named Program Director for the American Committees on Foreign Relations, who was a guest of the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations last night. At that event, she gave an address entitled "The Status of Women's Rights in Afghanistan." Ponticelli is an international consultant as well as an adjunct professor at the Catholic University of America. She has more than twenty years' experience working for the U.S. Wed, 07 May 2014 22:31:00 +0000 Rich Fisher 59215 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Status of Women's Rights in Afghanistan" "Red Dirt Women: At Home on the Oklahoma Plains" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/red-dirt-women-home-oklahoma-plains <p>On this edition of ST, we speak with Susan Kates, an associate professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Oklahoma, who tells us about her new book, an autobiographical collection of essays called "Red Dirt Women: At Home on the Oklahoma Plains." Born and raised in Ohio, Kates now considers herself an Oklahoman --- she's been teaching at OU for the past two decades or so --- and this book quite deliberately traces her development from immigrant to native. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 18:29:08 +0000 Rich Fisher 45718 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Red Dirt Women: At Home on the Oklahoma Plains" "The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/untold-story-women-who-helped-win-world-war-ii <p>On this edition of our show, we speak with the author and journalist Denise Kiernan, whose writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Village Voice, Discover, Ms., and many other publications. She's written a number of books for adults and children, and has also worked as a producer for ESPN, MSNBC, and other media outlets. Wed, 22 May 2013 19:15:56 +0000 Rich Fisher 39535 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II" StudioTulsa on Health: Concerning Women in Recovery, a Family & Children's Services Program http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/studiotulsa-health-concerning-women-recovery-family-childrens-services-program <p>As some of us know already, Oklahoma leads the nation, by a lamentably significant margin, in female incarcerations --- and two-thirds of the women in our state's prisons are actually there for non-violent offenses. Today, we hear about on-going efforts to combat this trend. On this edition of StudioTulsa on Health, Dr. John Schumann, our guest host, learns about Women in Recovery (or WIR), an outpatient incarceration-alternative for women facing long prison sentences for non-violent, drug-related offenses. Thu, 09 May 2013 21:21:10 +0000 Rich Fisher 38783 at http://publicradiotulsa.org StudioTulsa on Health: Concerning Women in Recovery, a Family & Children's Services Program "The Real Story of America's Servicewomen in Today's Military" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/real-story-americas-servicewomen-todays-military <p>Today on ST, we speak by phone with the author and journalist, Tanya Biank, whose book, "Army Wives," is the basis for the popular series of the same title on Lifetime TV. Biank is also the daughter, sister, and wife of U.S. Army colonels, and during her days as a newspaper reporter, she traveled around the globe with American soldiers. Biank's new book, just out, is called "Undaunted: The Real Story of America's Servicewomen in Today's Military" --- and this is what we're discussing with her on our program.&nbsp; Given the decision, announced one week ago, by U.S. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:18:52 +0000 Rich Fisher 33327 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Real Story of America's Servicewomen in Today's Military" TU's 13th Annual Buck Colbert Franklin Lecture to be Delivered by Deborah Rhode of Stanford Law http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tus-13th-annual-buck-colbert-franklin-lecture-be-delivered-deborah-rhode-stanford-law <p>On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Deborah Rhode, the Director of the Center on the Legal Profession and the E.W. McFarland Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. Prof. Rhode will give the free-to-the-public Buck Colbert Franklin Memorial Civil Rights Lecture on Thursday of this week (the 13th) at 6pm in the John Rogers Hall on the University of Tulsa campus. (There will be a pre-lecture reception at 5:30pm in the mezzanine of John Rogers Hall; you'll find more details about this event <a href="http://www.utulsa.edu/law/buck-franklin-lecture">here</a>.) Prof. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 20:22:06 +0000 Rich Fisher 25974 at http://publicradiotulsa.org TU's 13th Annual Buck Colbert Franklin Lecture to be Delivered by Deborah Rhode of Stanford Law Liza Mundy Details a Major Cultural Shift: Women as Primary Breadwinners (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/liza-mundy-details-major-cultural-shift-women-primary-breadwinners-encore-presentation-0 <p>(Note: This edition of ST first aired back in April.) A century ago, women could not own property or vote. Today, women are the primary wage earners in about 40% of American households, and are poised to be a majority within twenty years if current trends continue. Washington Post staff writer Liza Mundy calls it "The Big Flip" and examines this huge cultural shift and its impact on gender roles, relationships, and social dynamics. Tue, 04 Sep 2012 20:22:30 +0000 Rich Fisher 25540 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Liza Mundy Details a Major Cultural Shift: Women as Primary Breadwinners (Encore presentation.) Liza Mundy Details a Major Cultural Shift: Women as Primary Breadwinners (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/liza-mundy-details-major-cultural-shift-women-primary-breadwinners-encore-presentation <p>(Note: This show first aired back in April.) A century ago, women could not own property or vote. Today, women are the primary wage earners in about 40% of American households, and are poised to be a majority within twenty years if current trends continue. Washington Post staff writer Liza Mundy calls it &quot;The Big Flip&quot; and examines this huge cultural shift and its impact on gender roles, relationships, and social dynamics. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 17:54:56 +0000 Rich Fisher 21979 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Liza Mundy Details a Major Cultural Shift: Women as Primary Breadwinners (Encore presentation.) Liza Mundy Details a Major Cultural Shift: Women as Primary Breadwinners http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/liza-mundy-details-major-cultural-shift-women-primary-breadwinners <p>A century ago, women could not own property or vote. Today, women are the primary wage earners in about 40% of American households, and are poised to be a majority within twenty years if current trends continue. Washington Post staff writer Liza Mundy calls it &quot;The Big Flip&quot; and examines this huge cultural shift and its impact on gender roles, relationships, and social dynamics. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 18:18:48 +0000 Rich Fisher 16918 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Liza Mundy Details a Major Cultural Shift: Women as Primary Breadwinners