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David Sanjek Keynote Lecture Michelle Habell-Pallan
Michelle Habell-Pallan has been nominated to be the the David Sanjek Keynote Lecture in Popular Music for the Society of Ethnomusicology Conference annual meeting in Denver.  Her talk is titled "Feminista Hip Hop/Futurismo Feminista: Sumak Kawsai/Buen Vivir/Living Right in the Americas," and will be focused on feminista hip hop in Ecuador.  
Zaedryn Meade receives the 2017 GWSS Alumni Award
2004 graduate of the Women's Studies Program (now Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies) receives the 2017 GWSS Alumni Award for their long standing commitment to the feminist values of Women's Studies at the University of Washington through the promotion of health and the arts in Queer communities. Zaedryn is the Director of the Summer Institute on Sexuality and Education Coordinator at the Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality at San Francisco State University.
GWSS Major, Hannah Johnson, is interviewed by Pac-12 Network
GWSS major and forward for the UW Women's Basketball Team is interviewed with teammates on Pac-12 Network. Pac-12 Network WBB Interview More about Hannah with basketball stats
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.
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 
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