Recent News

Nicole Robert takes position at MOHAI
Nicole Robert, Ph.D. has accepted the position of Public Programs Developer at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI).  Nicole's co-curated Revealing Queer exhibit for MOHAI in 2014 made a lasting impression on the museum and they sought Nicole out. Nicole's record of feminist public scholarship, digital and social media skills set Nicole apart from other candidates.
Yiyu Tian receives research grant from China Studies Program
GWSS graduate student, Yiyu Tian, has received a China Studies Program research grant for her project “The Female Body and Labor Mobilization—Menstruation Leave in China, the History and Present.” For this pilot dissertation research, she will continue fieldwork with The Green Rose (an NGO supporting migrant workers in Shenzhen), do archival research in Nanjing and Shanghai on the socialist history of menstruation leave from the 1920s on, and conduct oral history interviews with female oil workers in Daqing who entered the labor force in the 1960s and 70s.
Judith A. Howard, Ph.D.
Judith A. Howard is Professor of Sociology and Divisional Dean of Social Sciences at the College of Arts & Sciences, UW. Dr. Howard has been an adjunct faculty member in Women Studies since 1982 and served as Chair of Women Studies (now GWSS) from 2001 to 2005. Her Ph.D. is from the University of Wisconsin, 1982. She was recognized with the Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award in 2001 and was the editor of SIGNS: Journal of Women in Culture and Society from 1995-2000.
Mina Tari is one of this year's Husky 100 Recipients
The Gender Women and Sexuality Studies Department (GWSS) could not be more proud to announce and celebrate Mina Tari, one of this year’s Husky 100 Recipients.
A Conversation on Legal Issues with Patricia Novotny, J.D.
Conversation on Legal Issues with Pat Novotny, Ph.D. March 8, 2017 3:30-5:00pm CMU 202 (Simpson Center Seminar Room)
Spring 2017 Course
GWSS 590 Special Topics - SLN: 14848, TTh 3:30-5:20 Denny Hall, room 110 Advanced Black Feminist Creativity Bettina Judd, Ph.D.
You are invited to the 7th Annual Womxn Who Rock: Water is Life Unconference 2017!