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  • “Care: Politics, Performances, Publics, Practices” Workshop

    Beginning in Fall 2019, GWS Professors Chris Garlough and Annie Menzel, and Michael Peterson, Professor of Art and Director of the graduate program in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies, are leading a Mellon-Borghesi “Care: Politics, Performances, Publics, …

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    GWS Professor Anna Campbell Received Edna Wiechers Arts Award

    Gender and Women’s Studies Professor Anna Campbell was selected by the Arts Awards Review Committee of the UW-Madison Division of the Arts to receive the 2020 Edna Wiechers Arts in Wisconsin Award. This award supports …

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    Sarah Akakpo – February Student Spotlight

    Sarah Akakpo is a second year student majoring in Gender and Women’s Studies with a certificate in Studio Art. Sarah started out in the LGBTQ+ Studies certificate and decided to pursue the GWS major this …

  • GWS Professor Chris Barcelos won the Summer 2020 Research Service Award

    GWS Professor Chris Barcelos won the Summer 2020 Research Service Award for exceptional service outside one’s own department. This program was initiated to recognize the service contributions that untenured faculty members, especially women and members …

  • Chazen’s Faculty Exhibition Features Installations by 2 GWS Professors

    New collection reframing installations by GWS Professors Anna Campbell and Jill Casid will be featured at the Chazen Museum of Art’s Faculty Exhibition 2020 from February 1-May 10, 2020. The Chazen’s 50th Anniversary year activities …

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    GWS Professor Keisha Lindsay wins Vilas Associates Award

    GWS Professor Keisha Lindsay has won the Vilas Associates Award, which recognizes new and on-going research of the highest quality and significance. Professor Lindsay’s research and teaching interests include black feminist theories, black masculinities, and …

  • GWS Alum is the Writer in the Room at Hallmark

    Melvina Young has taken her experience in gender and women’s studies, women’s history, and African-American Studies classrooms and has developed a line of greeting cards as a senior writer at Hallmark.  Melvina describes what she …

  • Hope Tyson

    Alumni Spotlight: Hope Tyson, Class of 2012

    Hope Tyson, Class of 2012, graduated with majors in Women’s Studies and Latin American Studies. Learn more about the work Hope is doing today. Describe your work. How did you get to this point in …

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    GWS Professor Chris Garlough won the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award

    Gender and Women’s Studies Professor Chris Garlough has been awarded the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize UW-Madison’s finest educators. Established by former UW-Madison chancellor Edwin Young in 1973, …

  • 30th annual Day With(out) Art Event features 3 GWS professors

    Encore Screening and Talkback: STILL BEGINNING: The 30th Annual Day With(Out) Art On Tuesday, December 10 at 5:30pm, in recognition of the 30th annual Day With(out) Art, the Chazen Museum of Art will host an …

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