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Hijas de Cuauhtémoc Event Flyer
November 18, 2021
50 years ago, Chicana feminist newsletter, Hijas de Cuauhtémoc, was born. In its time, it was a groundbreaking publication and articulation of Chicana feminism and its impact continues to resonate today. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a variety of scholars, including GWSS alum, Dr. Martha Gonzalez, and two of its founding members, Anna Nieto Gomez and Corinne Sanchez, are coming together to celebrate this important part of history. Event Details: November 18, 2021  6pm - 8 pm  PDT... Read more
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November 17, 2021
In her position as Race and Social Justice Data and Evaluation Advisor at the Seattle Office for Civil Rights, Shuxuan Zhou (GWSS PhD), served as Project and Research Manager for two new websites that just went live.  Racial Equity Research (1st phase) provides analysis, data, and community stories about racial equity topics like youth wellbeing and food insecurity. ... Read more
Chican@ Artivistas Book Cover
November 8, 2021
The International Latino Book Awards recently awarded GWSS alum, Dr. Martha Gonzalez, the gold medal for her first book, Chican@ Artivistas: Music, Community, and Transborder Tactics in East Los Angeles. According to the judges, Dr. Gonzalez's book is a "great discography of Chicana Feminist Music [and] could be a great documentary."
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June 15, 2021
For more than 50 years, the UW Awards of Excellence have celebrated outstanding faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the University’s mission. This year, 20 people were honored with the new Together We Will award, which celebrates outstanding staff contributions made during the challenges of 2020. Featured on University of Washington 
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June 15, 2021
The 2021 Husky 100, a group of 100 students making the most of their time at the UW, have been announced. Featured on University of Washington 
Assistant Professor Kemi Adeyemi and new media artist Shawné Michaelain Holloway meet with Black Embodiment Studio students.
June 1, 2021
Assistant Professor Kemi Adeyemi and new media artist Shawné Michaelain Holloway meet with Black Embodiment Studio students. By increasing understanding of how identities shape people's lives, the Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) at UW offers a powerful way to make change. "Students are not empty vessels, they are knowledge producers — as we all are," says Assistant Professor Bettina Judd. An artist, scholar,... Read more
Collage of AAPI book covers and art work by faculty
May 14, 2021
Image: Still from Chanhee Choi's "Pandemic"; courtesy of the artist. Art and Other Media ... Continue Reading this Story 
Collage of AAPI book covers and art work by faculty
May 14, 2021
Image: Still from Chanhee Choi's "Pandemic"; courtesy of the artist. Art and Other Media ... Continue Reading this Story 
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April 12, 2021
The UW's womens studies program has celebrated its 50th anniversery. Professor and department chair Shirley J. Yee and Mary Logan Rothschild, the first acting director of the program, discuss. Featured on The Daily 
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April 5, 2021
GWSS alumna and feminist scholar, Shuxuan Zhou, Ph.D., is one of the organizers of the Massage Parlor Outreach Project. Shuxuan wrote the article "The Real Lives of America's Chinese Masseuses," based on her community organizing with Chinese immigrant massage parlor workers in Sixth Tone (Fresh Voices from today's China).  Shuxuan... Read more
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