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Elizabeth Ramirez Arreola GO-MAP Dissertation Fellowship 2017-18
Elizabeth Ramirez Arreola, Ph.C. receives a GO-MAP Dissertation Fellowship for 2017-2018. The working title of Elizabeth's dissertation is "They Want My Hands Not My Brains," - Mapping the Gendered and Racilized Journeys of Lating American Women Accessing and Surviving in the U.S. Higher Education System.
Yingyi Wang Point Foundation Fellow for 2017
Please see "Meet the 2017 Point Scholar Class." on the Point Foundation's Website for more information about Yingyi Wang.
alma khasawnih simpson center fellowship
GWSS Graduate Student, alma khasawnih, Ph.C. has received the Simpson Center for the Humanities Fellowship for the Reimagining the Humanities Ph.D. and Reaching New Publics program. The fellowship is supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  The Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies' Chair, Priti Ramamurthy and alma's advisor Associate Professor Sasha Welland wholeheartedly put forth alma's nomination for this innovative fellowship offered by the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities.
Deans Graduate Medal Shuxuan Zhou
RENAISSANCE ART TO THEORETICAL PHYSICS Please see full Perspectives Newsletter Story at 2017 A&S GRADUATE MEDALISTS
The American Institute of Indian Studies announced its 2017-2018 Fellowship Recipients which include GWSS graduate student, Akanksha Misra. Akanksha was awarded a Junior Research Fellowship to work on her project, "Articulating Desire: Gender and Sexuality in Schools in India and Turkey."
UW First Gen Graduate Students - Year End Celebration!
UW First Gen Graduate Students - Year End Celebration with Special Screenings of Digital Stories produced by UW First Gen Grad Students & Alumni Frelimo Omari Amili (UW Tacoma), Elizabeth Ramirez Arreola (UW Seattle), and Lina Huang (UW Bothell) Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmHUB 145, Seattle Campus Food and refreshments provided. This event is free. RSVP: 
Shuxuan Zhou with Doctoral Supervisory Committee
Yesterday morning Shuxuan brilliantly presented her dissertation, “The Gendered Landscape of Chinese Forestry Reform: Labor, Narrative and Resistance, 1950s-Current,” and passed the defense with flying colors. Her committee commented on the richness of her feminist ethnographic inquiry, which examines the gendered history of labor migration, mobilization, demobilization, and protest in the forestry industry of Fujian province.
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.