GWSS has scholarships for students! The deadine is Monday, April 7th at 4:00pm. Don't miss out! Click HERE to apply!
Mali Collins recently received the GWSS Social Justice AWard. Mali plans to use the award to pursue her career in writing and publishing. This award gives her inspiration to continue to unearth and address social justice issues affecting women and families of color.
Joordyn Lehmann received the GWSS Helen Hawthorne Hartung Award. This is a $500 award to a student submitting an outstanding GWSS-related paper or creative project.
Attend three talks on Migration & Transnational Politics and hear about the new directions in queer and feminist studies! Room 35 Nicholson Hall
9:30-10:45: Standing in Her Shoes: Transnational Politics in US Asylum Policy for Chinese Opposing Population Control, Sarah McKinnon, Assistant Professor of Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies
11:00-12:30: Queering Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalition Possibilities, Karma R. Chavez, Assistant Professor of Communications and Chicano/Latino Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Sponsored by Gender, Sexuality and Politics Colloquium Series, which is a collaboration between the Department of Political Science and the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
1:00-2:30: Transnational Feminism: Inquiry on the Project of Modernity and the Performance of Solidarity, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance, University of Minnesota. Sponsored by the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and the Immigration History Research Center
Dr. Albrecht successfully defended her dissertation entitled "Peddling Arab American Histories: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Early Syrian American Communities." Congratulations on completing your doctoral program, we look forward to many more achievements!
Our most heartfelt congratulations go out to Edén Torres on becoming the recipient of the 2013 COGS (Council of Graduate Students) Outstanding Faculty Award! This award gives graduate students the opportunity to nominate and recognize faculty members for their outstanding work with, advocating for, and advising graduate students. It is the only award where the winners are nominated and selected by graduate students. Congratulations, Dr. Torres!
Zenzele Isoke's new book, Urban Black Women and the Politics of Resistance (Politics of Intersectionality) will be available for purchase on April 24. Dr. Isoke is an Assistant Professor of GWSS. Congratulations, Dr. Isoke!
Make sure to visit the newly designed Gender, Sexuality, Power, and Politics (GSSP) Colloquium website! The colloquium is a joint collaboration between the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and the Department of Political Science at the University of Minnesota. To learn more about this collaboration, about past and upcoming events, visit the website by clicking here.
Announcing a new book - A Community of Disagreement: Feminism in the University, by Professor Danielle Bouchard (UNC - Greensboro). Professor Bouchard is a graduate of the University of Minnesota's Feminist Studies Ph.D. program. Congratulations, Prof. Bouchard!
Position Opening: Tenure Track Assistant Professor