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  • Alumni Spotlight: Nyesha Brown, Class of 2017

    Describe your work. How did you get to this point in your professional life? After I graduated from UW-Madison, I immediately started my Master’s program in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas-Austin. …

  • Student Spotlight: Ariel Yang

    Ariel Yang is a junior majoring in Gender and Women’s Studies and Psychology. Find Ariel’s reflections on their GWS courses below: Why did you choose Gender and Women’s Studies? Discovering GWS at UW is the …

  • GWS is Accepting Assistant Professor Applications

    The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies is accepting applications in one of the following two fields: Gender and the Environment: Seeking scholars working at the intersection of gender and environmental studies. Applicants whose work …

  • GWS Affiliate Professor Nan Enstad Received Albert J. Beveridge Award

    GWS affiliate Professor Nan Enstad’s book, Cigarettes, Inc.: An Intimate History of Corporate Imperialism, received the Albert J. Beveridge Award!  This award, offered through the American Historical Association, recognizes a distinguished book in English on the …

  • GWS is Hiring for 2 Lecturer Positions

    GWS is hiring two lecturers to teach Gen&WS 103: Gender, Women, Bodies, and Health and Gen&WS 533: Special Topics in Women and Health. Please note the two positions are combined into one PVL; the department …

  • 4 Scholarships with a November 1, 2019 Deadline

    On behalf of the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, the Center for Research on Gender & Women (CRGW) administers 4 scholarships with a November 1, 2019 deadline. Information about each one is listed below. …

  • Student Spotlight: Andrew Briceno

    Andrew Briceno is a senior graduating in spring 2020 with majors in Gender and Women’s Studies, Political Science, and Sociology, and certificates in African Studies, Chicanx and Latinx Studies, and LGBTQ+ Studies. Find Andrew’s reflections …

  • GWS Chair Aili Mari Tripp’s Work Featured in Politico

    The work of GWS Chair and Professor Aili Mari Tripp has been featured in a Politico article, “These 5 Places Tried Bold Political Experiments. Did They Work?” Author Jill Filipovic cited Tripp’s work in the …

  • Video Depicts Summer 2019 Morocco-Spain Course

    We are excited to share a short video (<2 min), by UW-Madison student and course participant Nia Cayenne, about the Summer 2019 Morocco-Spain Course.  The video is titled “UW Global Health and Human Rights Training …

  • 6th Annual Feminist Faculty Book Party

    The 6th Annual Feminist Faculty Book Party will take place on Fri, Oct 4 from 6-8pm at A Room of One’s Own Bookstore.  This event brings together faculty authors from UW-Madison and other local colleges …

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