Recent News

Saad Khan
Congratulations to Saad Khan on the publication of "Experiencing shame: An affective reading of the sexual and reproductive health and rights classroom in Bangladesh," recently published in Sex Education on Jan 11, 2020.  Saad co-authored it with their colleagues in Bangladesh and the Netherlands.  "The paper, based on the findings of the project called 'Breaking the shame' that we conducted from 2016-2018, is about teachers teaching sexual and reproductive health and rights education to adolescents in Bangladeshi schools, and their experie...
Dr. Alma Khasawnih, 2018 Feminist Studies Ph.D. in GWSS, has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at The College of New Jersey in the Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department. Dr. Khasawnih begins her new appointment in August 2020 and will be joining another department alum, Dr. Zakiya Adair, 2010 Women's Studies Ph.D. at TCNJ.
Christina Yuen Zi Chung
The Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies is pleased to confer admission to candidacy for a doctoral degree in feminist studies to GWSS graduate student, Christina Yuen Zi Chung.
Alwyn Mouton is a UW student with a double major in GWSS and CHID. Alwyn is featured in The Daily article "Zines, activism, and curing internet fatigue through student-led focus group."
Artist Talk Kameelah Janan Rasheed November 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Building - Room 132 The Black Embodiments Studio From flyer (see link above):
Alys Weinbaum book The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery
GWSS Adjunct Professor & Professor of English, Alys Weinbaum's book, he Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery:  Biocapitalism and Black Feminism's Philosophy of History,  is winner of The National Women’s Studies Association’s Sarah A. Whaley Book Prize and received Honorable Mention for the Gloria E. Anzaldúa Prize. The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery, Duke University Press
Michelle Kritz Morado and fabian romero gave a panel presentation, "Kinship as Praxis," at the Association for Jotería Arts, Activism, and Scholarship (AJAAS) conference. The conference was held at Portland State University.
American Sabor receives 2019 ARSC Award
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections announced the winners of the 2019 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on May 23, 2020, during ARSC’s annual conference in Montreal, Canada. Additional information about the conference and the ARSC Awards for Excellence can be found at
College of Arts & Sciences faculty won the Best History in the 2019 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards of Excellence for their bilingual book. Featured on Simpson Center for the Humanities