2015 NWSA Graduate Scholarship Recipient

Elizabeth Verklan!


Verklan’s project, Objects of Desire: Feminist Inquiry, Transnational Feminism, & Global Fashion, “promises to fundamentally change the way that we think about feminist knowledge production in relation to the fashion industry (from the making of clothes, to the modeling of clothes, to the transnational feminist critiques of the global assembly... Read more

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The Brudner Prize is awarded annually to an accomplished scholar or activist whose work has made significant contributions to the understanding of LGBT issues or furthered the tolerance of LGBT people.
The Brudner prize winner gives a Prize Lecture at Yale and in New York City.

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The American Studies Association chose Erin's dissertation, "Postcolonial Homophobia: United States Imperialism in Haiti and the Transnational Circulation of Anti-Gay Sexual Politics".

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The Promise of Beauty is concerned with beauty in crisis—about the conditions beauty requires to flourish, with and against the threat of its disappearance or destruction; and about the transformation of those conditions to sustain such life that the beautiful promises to us. Consider as just one example these words in a 2003 Vogue feature about burqa... Read more

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For the 3rd year in a row, one of our PhD students has won an AAUW American Fellowship in support of her dissertation.  Elizabeth Verklan, a graduate student in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies, was awarded an AAUW American Fellowship to complete her dissertation, "Objects of Desire: Feminist Inquiry, Transnational Feminism, and Global Fashion."

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See the attached  for a list of GWS Spring 2015 courses!

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BLACK LIFE MATTERS: Scholars, writers, artists, activists, policymakers, and community members will come together in Tucson, Arizona, in January 2015 to discuss WHY Black life matters and WHAT can be done about sustained racialized state violence. Check out for more information and to register for the free conference.


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Post date: Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:03pm

See the attached poster for a list of GWS summer courses, or check out the link HERE for summer course flyers!

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