Recent News

Yiyu Tian China Studies Colloquium Talk May 5, 2017
GWSS graduate student, Yiyu Tian, will give a talk as part of the China Studies Colloquium Series. Friday, May 5, 20171:00 p.m.Thomson Hall 317The presentation will be in English. Abstract:
Lauren O Laughlin wins an AAUW Fellowship
  Associate Professor, Amanda Swarr and Professor Priti Ramamurthy are delighted to announce that Lauren O'Laughlin, Ph.C. has won an AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship for 2017-18. Lauren's doctoral dissertation explores representations of toxicity in popular culture, paying specific attention to the way that toxic spills co-articulate species with race, gender, and sex.
Yiyu Tian awarded Global Opportunities Health Fellowship
Yiyu Tian, GWSS graduate student, has been awarded the Global Opportunities (GO) Health Fellowship for her research on the fight for menstruation leave by factory workers in China. Join me in congratulating Yiyu on this well-deserved award - Nancy Kenney, Ph.D.
Futurism Panel Thursday April 20, 2017 2:15pm - 3:45pm JBL Theater MoPOP, 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 9810Michelle Habell-Pallán "‘Buen Vivir/The Good Life' with Chicas Rockeras South East Los Angeles and the Downtown Boys, ‘Malportado Kids: Sounds Like Chicanxfuturism’”
Applications for GWSS awards are being accepted
GWSS Service Award Award Amount: $300.00 GWSS wants to celebrate all who support and/or make a difference in the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies. This award is open to anyone associated with the Department of Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies. 
And the 2017 Barclay Simpson Prize for Scholarship in Public goes to GWSS's Michelle Habell-Pallán
GWSS Associate Professor, Michelle Habell-Pallán, has received the 2017 Barclay Simpson Prize for Scholarship in Public. The prize, in memory of visionary philanthropist, Barclay Simpson, is awarded to scholars who foster scholarship in the humanities as a public good. The prize carries an award of $10,000. Many well-deserved congratulations to Michelle.
Christina Chung authors chapters in Creating Across Cultures ...
Congratulations to Christina (Yuen Zi) Chung, who has just returned from Hong Kong where she was helping launch an important new book for which she is major contributor. Creating Across Cultures: Women in the Arts from China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan features profiles of sixteen women whose work has at some time in their careers been supported by the Asian Cultural Council. The featured artists include groundbreaking writers, choreographers, musicians, composers, visual artists, filmmakers, and more.
Nicole Robert takes position at MOHAI
Nicole is co-founder and co-manager of Queering the Museum Project and worked on the exhibit Revealing Queer. She recently received a PhD in Feminist Studies and has a Masters in Museology, both from the University of Washington (Her dissertation was titled “Queering U.S.