GWSS Faculty, Graduate Students, and Alumni show a strong presence at the 2017 NWSA (National Women's Studies Association) Conference.

  • GWSS Faculty Angela Ginorio, PhD at 2017 NWSA Conference
    GWSS Faculty Angela Ginorio, PhD at 2017 NWSA Conference
  • GWSS Alumnae Manoucheka Celeste, PhD and Noralis Rodriguez-Coss, PhD at 2017 NWSA
    GWSS Alumnae Manoucheka Celeste, PhD and Noralis Rodriguez-Coss, PhD at 2017 NWSA
  • GWSS Graduate Student Yiyu Tian at 2017 NWSA
    GWSS Graduate Student Yiyu Tian at 2017 NWSA
2017 NWSA Annual Conference: 40 Years After Combahee: Feminist Scholars and Activists Ingage the Movement for Black Lives, November 16-19, 2017, Baltimore, Maryland

Annual 2017 National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)

GWSS Faculty and Graduate Students:

Angela Ginorio, Ph.D. - Moderator for Policing and the Violent State(s): Land, Queer Bodies, and Black Grief; Roundtable Presenter for A Transnational Dialogue on Island Feminisms.

Bettina Judd, Ph.D. - Roundtable Presenter for Gender, Women’s, and Feminist Studies PhD Interest Group/Women of Color Caucus: Black Feminist Thought and Womanism in the PhD; Roundtable Presenter for Lack(ing) a History and Producing Just Narratives: Henrietta Lacks and the telling of Black Women’s Life Stories; Moderator for “A Hard Town By The Sea” Feminist of Color Science, Health, Medicine, and Technology Studies in Baltimore Workshop.

Cricket Keating, Ph.D. - Roundtable Presenter for Seeking Solidarity and Resilience in Resistance.

Regina Yung Lee, Ph.D. - Presenter, "Race and/as Subduction," in Race and the Posthuman Turn: Grounding Our Feminist Methodologies.

Akanksha Misra, GWSS Graduate Student - Presenter, "Sex Education and Transnational Desires in Schools in India and Turkey," in Transcending Neoliberal Space and Time: New Subject Formations and Resistance in the Global South.

Logan O'Laughlin, GWSS Graduate Student - Presenter, "Sexualizing Petroleum: A Queer Analysis of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Disaster," in Thinking Queerly with M4BL: Tracking and Transgressing Heteronormativity and Homonationalism; Presenter, "Narrating the (Non)Human in the BP Oil Spill," in Race and the Posthuman Turn: Grounding Our Feminist Methodologies; Moderator for Fighting the (White) Alt (Man) Right.

Priti Ramamurthy, Ph.D. - Moderator for Transcending Neoliberal Space and Time: New Subject Formations and Resistance in the Global South; Moderator for Rethinking Decolonial, Postcolonial, and Diasporic Feminisms to Imagine a Transnational Solidarity; Roundtable Presenter for Rethinking Decolonial, Postcolonial, and Diasporic Feminisms to Imagine Transnational Solidarity-2; Moderator for Race and the Posthuman Turn: Grounding Our Feminist Methodologies.

Chandan Reddy, Ph.D. - Roundtable Presenter for Rethinking Decolonial, Postcolonial, and Diasporic Feminisms to Imagine Transnational Solidarity-2.

Jey Saung, GWSS Graduate Student - Roundtable Presenter for Still Braver than Brave: Race, Queer Lives, Reproduction, and Visions of Liberation; Roundtable Presenter for Revisioning Reproductive Labor.

Yiyu Tian, GWSS Graduate Student - Presenter, "Solidarity or Intersectionality? – A Chinese Feminist Debate over the Women's March," in Feminism is Burning/ed-out: Hurt, Trauma and Bitter-Sweetness in China’s Queer/Feminist Activisms.

Yingyi Stephanie Wang, GWSS Graduate Student - Presenter, "A Transnational Analysis of Chinese Feminist Organizing," in Feminism is Burning/ed-out: Hurt, Trauma and Bitter-Sweetness in China’s Queer/Feminist Activisms.

Sasha Welland, Ph.D. - Moderator for Feminism is Burning/ed-out: Hurt, Trauma and Bitter-Sweetness in China’s Queer/Feminist Activisms.

Jiwoon Yulee, GWSS Graduate Student - Presenter, "Temporality of Revolution: Occupy Seoul Square 2016-17 of the Young Feminists and Queer Activists," in Transcending Neoliberal Space and Time: New Subject Formations and Resistance in the Global South; Presenter, "Transgressive Gender and Labor Politics in South Korean Contingent Workers’ Movement," in Traveling Feminisms: Intersectionality and Assemblage in an Asian frame.

Shuxuan Zhou, Ph.D. - Presenter, "Caring for The Community amidst #Asians4BlackLives," in #Asians4BlackLives: Contesting Asian American Racial Formation in Black Lives Matter.

GWSS Alumni:

Zakiya Adair, Ph.D., The College of New Jersey - Presenter, "#stayWoke: New Approaches to Feminist Pedagogy," in “Your Silence Will Not Protect You”: Sustaining Pedagogy as Freedom-Making.

Amy Bhatt, Ph.D., University of Maryland - Moderator for Traveling Feminisms: Intersectionality and Assemblage in an Asian frame; Roundtable Presenter for From Baltimore to Bangalore: Intersectional Geographies and Place-Based Feminist Teaching and Research; Moderator for Reflections, Curriculum, and Solidarity: From the Combahee River Collective, to Transnational Feminist Theory, to BLM.

Manoucheka Celeste, Ph.D., University of Florida - "Wailing Black Women: A Cautionary Tale and Response to State-sponsored Violence," in Policing and the Violent State(s): Land, Queer Bodies, and Black Grief; Roundtable Presenter for A Transnational Dialogue on Island Feminisms; Roundtable Presenter for Black Health Matters: Counteracting State Violence and Disposability in Health Research and Pedagogy.

Sara Diaz, Ph.D., Gonzaga University - Roundtable Presenter for Black Health Matters: Counteracting State Violence and Disposability in Health Research and Pedagogy.

Noralis Rodriguez-Coss, Ph.D. Gonzaga University - Presenter, “Los vamos a sacar vivos o muertos”: An Island Feminist Perspective on Identity, Community Struggle, Police Brutality and Race," in Puerto Rico in Policing and the Violent State(s): Land, Queer Bodies, and Black Grief; Roundtable Presenter for A Transnational Dialogue on Island Feminisms.

Karen Rosenberg, Ph.D., University of Washington, Bothell - Presenter, "When the University Fails to Name Relationship Violence: Classrooms as Sites of Intra-institutional Analysis, Individual Agency, and Calls for Change," in Liberating Pedagogies; Presenter, " Teaching about Intimate Partner Violence: Insights from Black and Transnational Feminisms," in Reflections, Curriculum, and Solidarity: From the Combahee River Collective, to Transnational Feminist Theory, to BLM.