You are here

Recent News

Read more
June 15, 2021
For more than 50 years, the UW Awards of Excellence have celebrated outstanding faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the University’s mission. This year, 20 people were honored with the new Together We Will award, which celebrates outstanding staff contributions made during the challenges of 2020. Featured on University of Washington 
Read more
June 15, 2021
The 2021 Husky 100, a group of 100 students making the most of their time at the UW, have been announced. Featured on University of Washington 
Michelle Habell-Pallan receives James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities
June 11, 2021
Congratulations to Michelle Habell-Pallán, Professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, College of Arts & Sciences, for receiving the James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities. James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities Michelle Habell-Pallán Professor Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies College of Arts & Sciences With her clear passions for community and dynamic learning... Read more
Assistant Professor Kemi Adeyemi and new media artist Shawné Michaelain Holloway meet with Black Embodiment Studio students.
June 1, 2021
Assistant Professor Kemi Adeyemi and new media artist Shawné Michaelain Holloway meet with Black Embodiment Studio students. By increasing understanding of how identities shape people's lives, the Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) at UW offers a powerful way to make change. "Students are not empty vessels, they are knowledge producers — as we all are," says Assistant Professor Bettina Judd. An artist, scholar,... Read more
Read more
May 19, 2021
Going Public: Advocacy, Activism, and Building Trust  May 19, 2021 @ 10:30am  Michelle Habell-Pallan, UW Department of Gender Women and Sexuality Studies and Yesenia Hunter, Heritage University: Rockin’ Community Trust: Womxn Who Rock: Making Scenes, Building Communities... Read more
Collage of AAPI book covers and art work by faculty
May 14, 2021
Image: Still from Chanhee Choi's "Pandemic"; courtesy of the artist. Art and Other Media ... Continue Reading this Story 
Iris Viveros Avendano standing near water.
May 10, 2021
"When systems tell us that we need to change to fit in, leaving behind some elements of who we are, ...we have practices like fandango through which we can reclaim those things — not only individually, but as a group," says Iris Viveros Avendano. Media credit: Corinne Thrash   Iris Viveros Avendano had recently moved to Seattle from Mexico when a UW graduate student spotted her performing music and dance from Veracruz, Mexico. That sighting, and the connections it established, would lead... Read more
Read more
April 12, 2021
The UW's womens studies program has celebrated its 50th anniversery. Professor and department chair Shirley J. Yee and Mary Logan Rothschild, the first acting director of the program, discuss. Featured on The Daily 
Tiffany Lethabo King Lecture "Other Intimacies: Black and Native Feminist Flesh"
April 8, 2021
Earl and Edna Stice Feminist LectureTiffany Lethabo King, Ph.D. - "Other Intimacies: Black and Native Feminist Flesh"Thursday, April 15, 2021, 3:00 p.m. Please register for the event here: Tiffany Lethabo King, Ph.D. is the Earl and Edna Stice Feminist Lecturer of Social Justice for 2021. Dr. King's lecture is titled ... Read more
Read more
April 5, 2021
GWSS alumna and feminist scholar, Shuxuan Zhou, Ph.D., is one of the organizers of the Massage Parlor Outreach Project. Shuxuan wrote the article "The Real Lives of America's Chinese Masseuses," based on her community organizing with Chinese immigrant massage parlor workers in Sixth Tone (Fresh Voices from today's China).  Shuxuan... Read more