Recent News

GWSS graduate student, Christina Yuen Zi Chung, has a recently published article featured in Asia Art Archive titled "Gendering Her Art: The Category of "Woman in the Art History of Hong Kong." Asia Art Archive is one the the world's most significant archives of contemporary Aisan art and art in Asia.
Cricket Keating and Christina Chung attend Toward Decolonial Feminisms Conference May 11-13, 2018
Associate Professor Cricket Keating and graduate student Christina Yuen Zi Chung attended a conference titled "Toward Decolonial Feminisms” at Penn State University. The conference was inspired by the work of María Lugones, a philosopher, activist, and popular educator who has theorized widely about “the coloniality of gender”. More information on the conference itself can be found here: 
Michelle Habell-Pallán was recognized by the Latino Center for Health for her excellence in scholarship, teaching and service and in recognizition of her promotion to Professor at the University of Washington at the 2nd Annual UW Latinx Faculty Recognition Event on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
Taylor Renee Aldridge - Performing Interior Pleasure: The Somatic Work of Jennifer Harge is a talk being hosted by The Black Embodiments Studio. Saturday, April 28, 2018 3:00-4:30 p.m. Art Building (ART), room 132 Link to Simpson Center Calendar with description: The Black Embodiments Studio
The Elizabeth Kerr MacFarlane Scholarship is one the of merit based Humanities Scholarships offered to students on a yearly basis through the College of Arts and Sciences. This award is designed to provide financial assistance to highly deserving students in the Humanities. Congratulations to Jaskirat (Jazzy) Kaur Hothi for receiving this prestigious award.
Rural Urban Entanglements in India Workshop PDF Workshop on Rural Urban Entanglements in India Organized by: Priti Ramamurthy, University of Washington, Seattle (Fulbright Scholar, Ambedkar University) and Sumangala Damodaran, Ambedkar University, Delhi India Islamic Cultural Centre Lodhi Road, New Delhi 27 and 28 April, 2018
Radicalizing Care & Solidarity: Through Social Justice Organizing A Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies Event Moderated by GWSS Associate Professor, Chandan Reddy Friday, April 27, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Location: HUB 250 (Husky Union Building) Radicalizing Poster
Yingyi Wang awarded grants for research
In resounding recognition of its promise, GWSS graduate student Yingyi Wang has been awarded three grants for pre-dissertation research in China on “Precarious NGO work and Neoliberal Governance in China." She received a grant from the China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC) of the Association for Asian Studies, with the support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation (CCKF) Short-term Research Travel; a Field Research Grant from the UW China Studies Program; and a 2018-19 research grant from the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies. Congratulations, Yingyi!
Book: High-Tech Housewives by Amy Bhatt
Amy Bhatt, Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County received her Ph.D. in Feminist Studies from GWSS/UW. She just published a new book titled High-Tech Housewives: Indian IT Workers, Gendered Labor, and Transmigration through University of Washington Press.