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Christina Yuen Zi Chung - Reimagining Feminism in Hong Kong - Talk July 2018
From Asia Art Archive Press Release Mon, 16 July 2018 | 7:00 p.m. Talk | Christina Yuen Zi Chung | Reimagining Feminism in Hong Kong
Fabian Romero receives R.I.S.E 2018 Fellowship
R.I.S.E. Press Release: R.I.S.E.: Radical Indigenous Survivance & EmpowermentContact: burymyart@gmail.comFor Immediate Release R.I.S.E. Congratulates the Phenomenal and Empowering Work of Three R.I.S.E. Artist + Poet 2018 Fellowship Recipients.
It’s with great pleasure that I share that Mediha Sorma passed her General Examinations with excellence and distinction. Her committee members— Alys Weinbaum, Resat Kasaba, Salim Kuru (GSR) and myself—noted the richness of the written exams and the originality of Mediha’s interdisciplinary inquiries into Turkish and U.S. racialization, nationalism, empire, state formation, gender, grief, and mothering in comparative perspective. We all look forward to Mediha’s dissertation work on Kurdish subalternity, gendered insurgency, and non-national mothering.
Interview with UW anthropologist Jessica Johnson Featured on KUOW 
alma khasawnih during dissertation defense on June 11, 2018
Congratulations to dr. alma khasawnih who yesterday successfully defended her dissertation!!
GWSS Faculty at Graduation Celebration on June 6, 2018
Congratulations to the GWSS Class of 2018. GWSS celebrated the graduation of GWSS Ph.D., M.A., Certificate, and Undergraduate students on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the HUB Lyceum.
Michelle Morado-Peters and GWSS Chair Shirley Yee
GWSS graduate student successfully defended her Master of Arts thesis "Before Their Time: tracing moments before the emergence of La Pachuca, 1910-1930," on June 4, 2018.
Jiwoon Yu-Lee post dissertation defense with doctoral supervisory committee
Jiwoon Yu-Lee successfully defended her dissertation Expressive Struggles: Neoliberal Temporalities and Social Reproduction of Feminized Labor in South Korea, on June 1, 2018. Advisor Priti Ramamurthy:
Queering Social Justice Symposium
The Queering Social Justice Symposium (QSJS) is envisioned as a gathering for faculty and advanced graduate students in the Northwest to collaborate and connect around issues in queer studies and social justice, especially at the intersections of sexuality, race, gender, Indigeneity, disability, class, culture, and migrations. We work from, within, and across traditional academic disciplines to foster new imaginings of scholarship, art, activism, community engagement, and teaching.