The Association for Queer Anthropology is pleased to recognize Amanda Lock Swarr’s single-authored monograph Sex in Transition: Remaking Gender and Race in South Africa (State University of New York Press, 2012) with an “Honorable Mention” for the Ruth Benedict Book Prize 2013 for its contribution to the field.
Doctoral student, Jiwoon Lee, has been awarded the Bridges Labor Studies Center Research Grant for her research, “New Laboring Subjects under the New Labor Regime: An Exploratory Study of Female Janitorial Workers in South Korea.” Jiwoon Yu-Lee Article In-coming graduate student, Akanksha Misra has been awarded an American Association of University Women International Fellowship for 2013-14.
Graduate student Monica De La Torre represented GWSS at the Inaugural Conference of The Americas as Space of Entanglement(s): (Trans)Cultural Mobility in the Americas at the Center for InterAmerican Studies, Bielefeld University, Germany. She presented a paper titled "Traveling Across Sonic Borders: Chicana/o Radio Production in the Pacific Northwest."
The Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies announces the first completion of our Queer and Sexuality Studies graduate certificate! Last week Kevin McKenna successfully presented his capstone project on queer histories and geographies of Seattle. Thanks to Michael Brown and Larry Knopp for their mentorship. Big congratulations to Kevin on an excellent capstone presentation and resulting discussion!
Seattle Met's first annual celebration of individuals and organization in the nonprofit community. Published Oct 12, 2012. Extraordinary Pro Bono ContributionPat NovotnyLegal Voice, legalvoice.org Legal Voice, the scrappy local women’s advocacy group, turns to a powerhouse appellate attorney when their cases, oh you know, wind up in the state supreme court: Her name is Pat Novotny.