Logan O'Laughlin has been awarded a Post Doctoral Fellowship in Feminist Environmental Studies for 2018-19. They will be joining the Program of Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University and while there be expected to give a talk, teach an undergrad course, and contribute to the growth of feminist environmental studies. This is a terrific recognition of Logan's "fresh insights" (to quote their appointment letter) into toxic environments, gender and sexuality studies, animal studies, and racial formation in the US.
Alma Khasawnih has accepted a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Gonzaga University, were she will teach in the Communication Studies Department.
GWSS graduate student, Iris Viveros Avendano, will participate in Democratizing Knowledge/Mellon Summer Institute at Spellman College in June 2018. website: http://democratizingknowledge.syr.edu/SummerInstitute.html
Iris Viveros Avendano was accepted to participate in the First Gathering of Women in Struggle organized by the Ejercito Zapatista de Liberacion Nacional. The gathering will take place in Caracol Morelia, Chiapas, Mexico from March 8 to the 10th. For this gathering Iris proposes to hold a dialogue centering Women of Color Feminisms in response to violence caused by neoliberal economies and capitalism.
GWSS graduate student, alma khasawnih, reflects on her community college experiences in the Simpson Center for the Humanities article Twenty Years Later: Reflections on Community College Experiences.
GWSS 590: QUEER AFRICA Amanda Swarr Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies Spring Quarter 2018 on Tuesdays, 4:30-8:20 in Johnson 022
Viewpoints is a rotating series that highlights works from the Henry's collection, paired with commentary and insights from University of Washington faculty. Read Bettina’s essay “Drana, for what did she call herself?" on Carrie Mae Weems’s Untitled (from the Sea Islands series). https://henryart.org/exhibitions/carrie-mae-weems-untitled-from-the-sea-islands-series
Sampada Aranke: Blackouts and Other Visual Escapes Hosted by The Black Embodiments Studio, with support from the Simpson Center
Third Place Books Seward Park presents A Night of Black Women Magic & Multi-Genre Writing with Natialie Graham Bettina Judd Anastacia-Renee Reagan Jackson Saturday, February 10th at 7:00 p.m.
Examining the 'New' in Kinship and Family in South Asia Schedule Departmen of Liberal Arts, (Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad) in association with Centre for Innovation in Public Systems (CIPS) 1-2 February 2018