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Alum Julie Severson new Director of ORMP
February 28, 2020
The Office of Research has announced that Julie Severson is the new Director of the Office of Research Misconduct Proceedings (ORMP). Dr. Severson earned her Ph.D. in Women Studies in 2009. She went on to earn a J.D. in Health Law (also at the UW) in 2012. Her previous position was Director of IRB Services with Advarra (formerly... Read more
Sasha Welland book Experimental Beijing wins Joseph Levenson Post-1900 Book Prize
February 18, 2020
The Association for Asian Studies announced that Associate GWSS Professor, Sasha Su-Ling Welland won the Joseph Levenson Post-1900 Book Prize (China) for her book Experimental Beijing: Gender and Globalization in Chinese Contemporary Art (Duke University Press).
BES Artist Talk - Will Rawls "Stopping Dancing"
February 12, 2020
The Black Embodiments Studio Will Rawls "Stopping Dancing" Artist Talk February 28, 2020 - 5:30 p.m. Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington
Saad Khan
January 15, 2020
Congratulations to Saad Khan on the publication of "Experiencing shame: An affective reading of the sexual and reproductive health and rights classroom in Bangladesh," recently published in Sex Education on Jan 11, 2020.  Saad co-authored it with their colleagues in Bangladesh and the Netherlands.  "The paper, based on the findings of the project called 'Breaking the shame' that we conducted from 2016-2018, is about teachers teaching sexual and reproductive health and rights education... Read more
Alma Khasawnih
January 9, 2020
Dr. Alma Khasawnih, 2018 Feminist Studies Ph.D. in GWSS, has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at The College of New Jersey in the Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department. Dr. Khasawnih begins her new appointment in August 2020 and will be joining another department alum, Dr. Zakiya Adair, 2010 Women's Studies Ph.D. at TCNJ.
Christina Yuen Zi Chung
November 20, 2019
The Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies is pleased to confer admission to candidacy for a doctoral degree in feminist studies to GWSS graduate student, Christina Yuen Zi Chung. "Her brilliantly written and defended essays traced genealogies of thought and situated her own proposed research within the fields of Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies; Sinophone Studies and Diaspora Studies; and Objects and/as Radical Historiography. She also successfully submitted her dissertation... Read more
Alywyn Mouton article
November 8, 2019
Alwyn Mouton is a UW student with a double major in GWSS and CHID. Alwyn is featured in The Daily article "Zines, activism, and curing internet fatigue through student-led focus group."
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November 5, 2019
Artist Talk Kameelah Janan Rasheed November 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Building - Room 132 The Black Embodiments Studio From flyer (see link above): Kameelah Janan Rasheed is a Brooklyn-based learner from East Palo Alto, CA. In her work, she inquiries about the deeply intertwined spiritual, socio-political, ecological, and cognitive processes of... Read more
Alys Weinbaum book The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery
October 17, 2019
GWSS Adjunct Professor & Professor of English, Alys Weinbaum's book, he Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery:  Biocapitalism and Black Feminism's Philosophy of History,  is winner of The National Women’s Studies Association’s Sarah A. Whaley Book Prize and received Honorable Mention for the Gloria E. Anzaldúa Prize. The Afterlife of Reproductive Slavery, Duke... Read more
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October 17, 2019
Michelle Kritz Morado and fabian romero gave a panel presentation, "Kinship as Praxis," at the Association for Jotería Arts, Activism, and Scholarship (AJAAS) conference. The conference was held at Portland State University.