Recent News

Liz Mputu Artist Talk
Kemi Adeyemi is bringing artist Liz Mputu to campus for a 2 day event that includes an artist talk at the Simpson Center for the Humanities and a Studio Visit at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery. The events are part of Professor Adeyemi's project The Black Embodiments Studio: Simpson Center Black Embodiments Studio, The Black Embodiments Studio Website.
Accepting applications for the doctoral program in feminist studies
GWSS seeks to admit students whose career goals and scholarly interests can be best nurtured by our faculty and academic milieu. Applicants to the Ph.D. Program in Feminist Studies should indicate why they believe our department can provide a strong foundation in their intended area of study (including ways in which the applicant's interests intersect with those of our core faculty) as well as discuss any unique talents or experiences that the applicant will bring to enrich our community of scholars.
JOURNAL ARTICLE Plural Sovereignty and la Familia Diversain Ecuador's 2008 Constitution Christine Keating and Amy Lind Feminist Studies Vol. 43, No. 2 (2017), pp. 291-313 Published by: Feminist Studies, Inc. Page Count: 23
GWSS Associate Professor, Michelle Habell-Pallán is presenting at Harvard's Houghton Library October 5-6, 2017. Houghton Library: Who Cares? A 75th Anniversary Symposium Who Cares? Presenters  
Nancy Hartsock Prize for Best Graduate Paper in Feminist Theory
Nancy C.M. Hartsock (1943-2015) joined University of Washington faculty in 1984 teaching in Political Science and Women Studies (now Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies).  Her work in feminist and political theory was pioneering.
Priti Ramamurthy receives Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award
GWSS Professor, Priti Ramamurthy, has received the Fulbright-Nehru Academci and Professional Excellence Award for 2017-2018 research. Her awarded project is The Country and The City: For a Poetics of Informal Economies in Contemporary India. For the full announcement please see this link: and 
GWSS Students at Dawg Daze Event
GWSS Associate Professor, Nancy Kenney, graduate students Christina Chung and Jainey Kim, and alumna Kat Hirai represented the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the annual Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) Dawg Daze Event. Cool side note: GWSS Alumna Kat Hirai is a UAA Advisor here at the UW!
Tylir McKenzie joins new faculty on the UW Tacoma Campus
Tylir McKenzie, Ph.C. joins  UW Tacoma faculty this autumn quarter as a full-time lecturer in the Department of Psychology in the School of Interdisciplianry Arts and Sciences. Congratulations, Tylir!
Sounding Out article by Iris Viveros Avendano
Access online Sounding Out! article by GWSS graduate student, Iris Viveros Avendaño by clicking title Sounding Out Tarima Temporalities: Decolonial Feminista Dance Disruption. "Congratulations to  Iris Viveros Avendano  UW Gender Women and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) PhD student for publishing her scholarly research from her dissertation! Keep the disruptions moving!"  GWSS Associate Professor, Michelle Habell-Pallán
NEA Event
I'm in Washington D.C getting ready to M.C the 2017 NEA's National Heritage Fellowship concert! It is an honor to be here with these masters from across the country as this years honorees/recipients are: Ella Jenkings, Eva Ybarra, Bomba maestro Modesto Cepeda, Norik Astavtasturov, Thomas Maupin, Phil Wiggins, Dwight Lamb, Anna Brown Ehlers, and Cyril Lani Pahinui! I get to hangout with these masters, speak to them learn from them with the hopes that some of this genius rubs off on me! jijijij. The show will be livestreamed on via the website so make sure you watch me fumble through this!