Recent News

Alwyn Mouton is a UW student with a double major in GWSS and CHID. Alwyn is featured in The Daily article "Zines, activism, and curing internet fatigue through student-led focus group."
Artist Talk Kameelah Janan Rasheed November 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Building - Room 132 The Black Embodiments Studio From flyer (see link above):
GWSS honors retirement of Dr. Nancy J. Kenney
The Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies honored the retirement of Dr. Nancy J. Kenney with an event that featured her former students. Michelle McGowan, Ph.D. presented "Whither Anonymity? Egg Donation in the Era of Direct-to-Consumer Genomic Testing." An academic panel who spoke about their experiences working with Professor Kenney included Jan Kinney, Ph.D., Frank Lin, J.D., Tylir McKenzie, Ph.D. and Courtny Nielsen, B.A.
Alys Weinbaum book The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery
GWSS Adjunct Professor & Professor of English, Alys Weinbaum's book, he Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery:  Biocapitalism and Black Feminism's Philosophy of History,  is winner of The National Women’s Studies Association’s Sarah A. Whaley Book Prize and received Honorable Mention for the Gloria E. Anzaldúa Prize. The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery, Duke University Press
Michelle Kritz Morado and fabian romero gave a panel presentation, "Kinship as Praxis," at the Association for Jotería Arts, Activism, and Scholarship (AJAAS) conference. The conference was held at Portland State University.
American Sabor receives 2019 ARSC Award
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections announced the winners of the 2019 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on May 23, 2020, during ARSC’s annual conference in Montreal, Canada. Additional information about the conference and the ARSC Awards for Excellence can be found at
College of Arts & Sciences faculty won the Best History in the 2019 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards of Excellence for their bilingual book. Featured on Simpson Center for the Humanities  
Marc Epprecht - New African Queer Historical Studies
Professor Marc Epprecht New African Queer Historical Studies Thursday, October 17, 2019 4:00 p.m. CMU 120 University of Washington