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Conversation with Jacob Dlamini, "The Terrorist Album"
November 20, 2020
Amanda L. Swarr, Ph.D. and Ron Krabill, Ph.D. of the University of Washington speak with Jacob Dlamini, Ph.D. of Princeton University in this recorded conversation, moderated by African Studies faculty Danny Hoffman, Ph.D. Youtube video recording: African Studies in Conversation: Jacob Dlamini, "The Terrorist Album"... Read more
GWSS 451 Latina Cultural Production Class Ofrendas Dia de Muertos Committee at El Centro de La Raza in Beacon Hill
November 3, 2020
The University of Washington’s Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies Department is honored to be invited by the Dia de Muertos Committee at El Centro de La Raza in Beacon Hill to share collective Ofrendas created by students enrolled in our Fall 2020 “Latina Cultural Production Class” taught by Professor Michelle Habell-Pallán. The class is a collaboration with KVRU 105.7 FM community radio, Womxn Who Rock: Making Scenes, Building Communities Collective, and artistic director Jovita Mercado.... Read more
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November 3, 2020
This week at the UW, listen to a discussion on global challenges, join the Herny Art Museum for a roundtable discussion, and more.... Read more
How to Have Sex in a Pandemic Course Image
October 28, 2020
Associate Professor Chandan Reddy moderated a roundtable discussion "How to Have Sex in a Pandemic: Intimacy, Disease, & the Politics of Vulnerability," with Kenyon Farrow, Amber Musser, Juana Maria Rodriguez, and Dean Spade -- introduced by Gayatri Gopinath. Professor Reddy based the panel on his GWSS 290 course of the same name. The panel took place via Zoom webinar on October 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm ET and... Read more
Jiwoon Yulee
October 28, 2020
GWSS alum Jiwoon Yulee won the 2020 NWSA & University of Illinois Press First Book Prize for Expressive Struggles: Social Reproduction of Feminized Labor and Neoliberal Time in South Korea. Dr. Yulee graduated from the GWSS Ph.D. Program in 2018 and is currently a postdoctoral scholar in Women and Gender Studies in... Read more
Kelly Clingan
October 28, 2020
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies alum, Kelly Clingan recently took part in an event on Earshot Jazz - Community Panel: Seattle JazzED Anti-Racist Study Group. In 2016, Kelly received the GWSS Alumni of the Year Award for her gender equality work in jazz. She is the Education Director of Seattle JazzED. Kelly is taking part in another Earshot Jazz event on November 7th at 2:00 p.m. –... Read more
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October 23, 2020
What are the archival powers of the arts? How do the art archives decenter pasts and presents, and imagine more just futures? This article examines works of art that archive Indigenous and Black people, places, stories and histories. Kemi Adeyemi, assistant professor of gender, women and sexuality studies, is quoted. Featured on South Seattle Emerald 
Martha Gonzalez Book Launch
October 5, 2020
GWSS alumna, Martha Gonzalez's four part part book launch is a great way to learn about Martha's new book and a great way for students to see the kind of cutting-edge and convention-busting research and practice that is possible to do in our GWSS Ph.D. program.  Tune in as a way of learning more about that move from transforming your seminar papers into dissertation chapters, into journal articles, and then into a book, and to get ideas about how to share your own work. Of course, there will be... Read more
Katy Bachman
September 28, 2020
The Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies is pleased to welcome Katy Bachman to our staff as the new GWSS undergraduate academic counselor. Katy comes to our department from the Department of Sociology at the University of Washington. She is very passionate about education and working with students. Her educational background is in sociology and foreign language. In her free time, Katy enjoys cooking, reading, hiking, and making jewelry.
Beverly Guy-Sheftall
September 24, 2020
Please mark your calendars: The Graduate School, Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, Department of English, and the Department of American Ethnic Studies are sponsoring Say Her Name: The Urgency of Black Feminism Now a talk by Beverly Guy-Sheftall on April 5, 2021.