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    Body Mapping Research with Kate Phelps and Delaney Dvorak

    Join Delaney Dvorak and Dr. Kate Phelps, Lecturer in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at UW-Madison for a body mapping workshop in two sessions. Body mapping is an arts-based method used for a …

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    Rachel Litchman – GWS Student Spotlight

    Rachel Litchman is a senior with majors in Gender and Women’s Studies and Sociology and a certificate in Health and the Humanities. This summer, Rachel worked with a group of young people who to address …

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    Associate Professor Sami Schalk nominated for UW System Outstanding Women of Color Award

    The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies is delighted to announce that Associate Professor Sami Schalk has been nominated for the University of Wisconsin System Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award, created in 1994 …

  • Professor Aili Tripp wins L. Carl Brown AIMS Book Prize Award

    The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies is thrilled to announce that Professor Aili Mari Tripp’s Seeking Legitimacy: Why Arab Autocracies Adopt Women’s Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2019), has been selected as one of two 2021 L. …

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    Associate Professor Sami Schalk Featured in “Faces of Pride”

    Professor Sami Schalk was featured in Madison Magazine’s “Faces of Pride” piece with 10 other Madisonians, as part of LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Professor Schalk shares ways in which her local queer community showed up for …

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    MA student Rodlyn-mae Banting Published Article in Bitch Media

    GWS second-year MA student Rodlyn-mae Banting published a new article in Bitch Media, “License to Feel: ‘SOUR’ Highlights the Unique Wisdom of Teen Girls.” “My instinct to recoil at Rodrigo’s admission that she’s not over …

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    Spring Internship Projects in GWS

    This spring, the GWS internship course went online. Students did fantastic work for Madison-based organizations like End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin, Legal Action of Wisconsin, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Women’s Network, and the Office …

  • Day of the Badger Success!

    Thank you to all who contributed to the Department of Gender & Women’s Day of the Badger success! We are humbled and honored that so many of you chose to support Gender & Women’s Studies …

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    Whitney Anderson Receives GSCC Honorary Rainbow Degree

    Congratulations to Whitney Anderson, Program Coordinator for Open House Learning Community and GWS Administrative Assistant, who has received an Honorary Rainbow Degree from the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center!   This Honorary Degree highlights her …

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    Professor Keisha Lindsay Receives UW Exceptional Service Award

    GWS and Political Science Professor Keisha Lindsay has received the University’s Exceptional Service Award! This program supports faculty members, especially women and those from historically underrepresented groups, who are often asked to engage in service …

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