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Hijas de Cuauhtémoc Event Flyer
November 18, 2021
50 years ago, Chicana feminist newsletter, Hijas de Cuauhtémoc, was born. In its time, it was a groundbreaking publication and articulation of Chicana feminism and its impact continues to resonate today. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a variety of scholars, including GWSS alum, Dr. Martha Gonzalez, and two of its founding members, Anna Nieto Gomez and Corinne Sanchez, are coming together to celebrate this important part of history. Event Details: November 18, 2021  6pm - 8 pm  PDT... Read more
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November 17, 2021
In her position as Race and Social Justice Data and Evaluation Advisor at the Seattle Office for Civil Rights, Shuxuan Zhou (GWSS PhD), served as Project and Research Manager for two new websites that just went live.  Racial Equity Research (1st phase) provides analysis, data, and community stories about racial equity topics like youth wellbeing and food insecurity. ... Read more
Chican@ Artivistas Book Cover
November 8, 2021
The International Latino Book Awards recently awarded GWSS alum, Dr. Martha Gonzalez, the gold medal for her first book, Chican@ Artivistas: Music, Community, and Transborder Tactics in East Los Angeles. According to the judges, Dr. Gonzalez's book is a "great discography of Chicana Feminist Music [and] could be a great documentary."
Queer Night Life Book Cover
November 4, 2021
Event Details: Wed, November 10, 2021 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST Online; Register here Kemi Adeyemi and Kareem Khubchandani discuss their new volume Queer Nightlife (University of Michigan Press, 2021). Join the conversation, as they "explore house parties, nightclubs, and bars as improvisatory spaces of queer and trans of color performance... Read more
Flyer for Community-Based Archives Panel
November 4, 2021
Participatory Archives: Reciprocity and Provenance HIST 263 Presents Community-Based Archives a Conversation with: Dr. Romeo Guzman, Assistant Professor of History at Claremont Graduate University Dr. Michelle Habell-Pallan, Professor of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies at UW Xaviera Flores, Librarian and Archivist, University of California, Los Angeles Chicano Studies Research Center THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4 | 3PM - 4:30PM | Read more
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October 29, 2021
Paused last year in response to COVID-19, admissions for the PhD in Feminist Studies has reopened for the 2022 academic school year. The deadline for submissions is December 1st, 2021. Applications are being accepted now through the Graduate School. Interested applicants should review GWSS's admission requirements and are strongly encouraged to submit their materials as early as possible.  
October 21, 2021
National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference 2021 We are Family: Feminist Community Formations Across Borders and Experience                                   Sept. 17-18, 2021: Where do we stand? Speaking Global South in U.S. academia This... Read more
Queer Night Life Book Cover
October 19, 2021
In their new book, Queer Nightlife, Dr. Adeyemi (UW Assistant Professor of GWSS), Dr. Khubchandani, and Dr. Rivera-Servera present a collection of essays and interviews by 25 leading scholars and artists to continue the discussion around "access to pleasure and selfhood within conditions of colonization, violence, and negation," a conversation that gained new traction after the mass shooting in 2016 at Orlando's gay nightclub, Pulse.   ... Read more
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July 15, 2021
University of Washington Provost Mark A. Richards today announced Dianne Harris will become dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, beginning Sept. 1. Featured on UW News