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  • Lariisa Stewart - April Student Spotlight

    Lariisa Stewart – April Student Spotlight

    Lariisa Stewart is a senior graduating in August 2020 with a GWS major and a LGBTQ+ Studies certificate. Read Lariisa’s reflections on transferring to UW-Madison, choosing the major, writing a senior thesis, and preparing for …

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    Associate Professor Sami Schalk’s Essay Featured in L&S Magazine

    Associate Professor Sami Schalk’s essay, “Understanding Oppression,” has been featured in the Spring 2020 Issue of Letters and Science Magazine, Sift and Winnow. Schalk writes, “Everyone needs to have a basic understanding of systems of …

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    GWS Lecturer Dr. Kate Phelps Has Received a 4W Innovation Grant

    GWS Lecturer Dr. Kate Phelps has received a 4W Initiative Innovation Grant for her “body mapping research project that is exploring experiences of gendered embodiment in the university setting, especially related to how the perceived …

  • GWS is Hiring TAs Now for Online Summer and Face-to-Face Fall Courses

    We are hiring TAs now for online summer and face-to-face fall courses in Gender & Women’s Studies. We will be hiring for: Gen&WS 102: Gender, Women, and Society in Global Perspective (face-to-face in fall) Gen&WS …

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    GWS Faculty Focus: James McMaster

    Assistant Professor James McMaster, whose faculty position began in Fall 2019, has been featured in a UW-Madison “Faculty Focus” piece. In Fall 2019, he began teaching courses in Gender and Women’s Studies and Asian American …

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    Associate Professor Judy Houck Featured in “The Honors Challenge”

    Associate Professor of GWS and History, Judy Houck has been featured in the Fall 2019 edition of The Honors Challenge for the College of Letters & Science (p.5), for her honors seminar Gen&WS 531: Women …

  • Bill Basquin, Alumni Spotlight

    Bill Basquin – Alumni Spotlight, Class of 2011

    Bill Basquin, class of 2011, graduated with a Philosophy major and a Gender and Women’s Studies certificate. Bill completed most of their undergraduate coursework in the late 1980s and early 1990s, circling back to finish …

  • Kayla Wasserman - GWS major, March student spotlight

    Kayla Wasserman – March Student Spotlight

    Kayla Wasserman is a senior graduating in May 2020 with majors in Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies. Find Kayla’s reflections on her GWS courses, study abroad, and her work with Sex Out Loud …

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    GWS Faculty Focus: Marwa Shalaby

    Assistant Professor Marwa Shalaby, whose faculty position began in Fall 2019, has been featured in a UW-Madison “Faculty Focus” piece. She is gearing up to teach courses in the politics of gender in the Middle …

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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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