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Kemi Adeyemi, UW Associate Professor of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies and Director of the Black Embodiments Studio, has been co-awarded the prestigious Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize by the National Women’s Studies Association for her book Feels Right: Black Queer Women and the Politics of Partying in Chicago,… Read more
The University of Washington's Center for Human Rights (UWCHR) has unveiled its 2022-23 annual report, featuring a project update from GWSS Associate Professor Chandan Reddy, one of the two faculty leads, titled "Researching for Massage Parlor Workers' Rights." The report highlights the first year of the two-year research initiative, "Strategies for Massage Parlor… Read more
In June, The Guardian highlighted the research conducted by Associate Professor Kavita Dattani in collaboration with the Fairwork Project. The study shed light on the pervasive discrimination and abuse faced by women and gender minorities in the global platform industry. Read the full article: "‘So many reports of violence and abuse’: how the gig… Read more
In an interview published on October 1, 2023, Sarah Choi delves into the realm of cross-generational storytelling through a thought-provoking conversation between Sasha Su-Ling Welland, Chair and Professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington, and Sabrina Craig, Director of… Read more
On October 11, 2023, Scripps College hosted a transformative workshop led by University of Washington Professors Michelle Habell-Pallan and Sonnet Retman, alongside Ph.D. student… Read more
Cornell University is set to host a transformative event, "Lest Silence be Destructive: A Celebration of Chicana Feminism and the Work of Helena María Viramontes," on October 20-21, 2023. The centerpiece of the event is "Riding the Currents of the Wilding Wind," a theatrical concert created in collaboration with musical director and GWSS alumna, Martha Gonzalez, and writer Virginia Grise. This powerful performance explores the… Read more
"You belong here. This place will change you and you will change it. I belong here, too, and I am forever grateful for the ways I’ve been changed by the students, staff, and faculty in my part of the UW community." - Andrea Woody, Divisional Dean of the Social Sciences Continue reading on UW College of Arts & Sciences News 
In the College of Arts & Sciences, we are proud to celebrate our first-generation community through a collection of stories! We honor our students and alumni, and their many contributions to our university community and beyond. Continue reading on UW College of Arts & Sciences News 
The Ruth Foundation for the Arts has recognized Professor Kemi Adeyemi's Black Embodiments Studio (BES) with the prestigious Future Studies Grant, acknowledging their dedication to in-depth research and critical action in the cultural sphere. This grant empowers innovative cultural practitioners like BES, enabling them to reimagine… Read more
Recently featured in UW NewsChandan Reddy, associate professor of gender, women and sexuality studies and of the comparative history of ideas, has been honored as a 2023… Read more