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    GWS is hiring two staff positions

    GWS is currently hiring staff for our Department Administrator and Administrative Assistant positions. Apply today to join our team! Applications are due Friday, August 13th, 2021.

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    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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    Faculty Focus: Kate Walsh

    Associate Professor Kate Walsh is our April Faculty Focus. Read more about Dr. Walsh below. Professor Walsh, who began her appointment in Fall 2020, holds an appointment in GWS and Psychology, and she is the …

  • "We mourn with the Asian American and Asian communities the murder of eight people, six of them women of Asian heritage, in Georgia on March 16. While there is still much unknown about these killings, it is clear they take place in a larger context of increased anti-Asian violence in the United States over the past year, fueled by racism and xenophobia in politics and the media. We condemn all such violence and are in solidarity with Asian and Asian American people everywhere, including those rendered especially vulnerable by virtue of migrant status, economic precarity, or sex work."

    Response to Anti-Asian Gendered Violence

    We mourn with the Asian American and Asian communities the murder of eight people, six of them women of Asian heritage, in Georgia on March 16. While there is still much unknown about these killings, …

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    Professor Kelly Marie Ward Receives Early Achievement in Social Science Research Award

    GWS and Sociology Professor Kelly Marie Ward has received the 2021 Carole Joffe and Stanley Henshaw Early Achievement in Social Science Research Award. This award, given by the National Abortion Federation (NAF), honors an individual …

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