Due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, the Department of Gender and Women's Studies main office and building are closed effective 10 Sep, 2020 until further notice. The GWS office can be reached by voicemail at 520-621-7338 or by email at SBS-GWS@email.arizona.edu.

We at the Department of Gender and Women's Studies stand with UA’s Institute for LGBT Studies to “vehemently oppose the continued attack on transgender rights. We stand in solidarity with our trans* family, friends, colleagues, and community and are committed to support movement toward inclusive education in Arizona, which encompasses trans* peoples’ right to participate in sports and athletic teams.”


The Upper-Division Teaching Award recognizes superior and innovative teaching in upper-division undergraduate courses. One of the reviewers noted that, “Professor Galarte is a role model, delivers outstanding performance under challenging circumstances, and is demonstrably compassionate toward his students.”

Post date: Tue, 01/14/2020 - 1:25pm

Warmest congratulations to Gloria Negrete Lopez, Susana Sepulveda Ruben Zecena who each received a Bilinski fellowship for next year!!

Post date: Tue, 12/10/2019 - 1:49pm

The faculty and students at the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies stand united with the students of SOAR. Native faculty, staff and students on campus are especially affected by the comments made by President Robbins. These comments and the pervasive climate of macroagressive violence they sustain speak to the historical presence of the ongoing racism and colonization that affect every one of us but in particular affect Native students, all students of color, as well our queer and... Read more

Post date: Thu, 11/07/2019 - 2:16pm

The interview was prompted by the release of her new memoir about three close friends and feminist academics: Carolyn Heilbrun, Naomi Schor, and Diane Middlebrook. 



Post date: Fri, 04/26/2019 - 3:23pm

Congratulations to GWS PhD Student Giramata for her recent work on why feminism is not 'un-African' and artivism as a more responsive form of activism.

You can view her interview on the subject HERE.

Post date: Tue, 04/02/2019 - 11:32am

Congratulations to GWS PhD Student Liz Kinnamon for being awarded an SBS Summer Research Award, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation Summer Fellowship, and the Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship.


Post date: Tue, 04/02/2019 - 11:31am

March 12th
The Loft Cinema
3233 E. Speedway

Tickets: $15 General Admission*
Raffle Tickets: $5 each or 3 for $10*
*Ticket prices are NOT tax deductible
Tickets available at The Loft Cinema Box Office or ONLINE HERE!
Contact Leigh at... Read more
Post date: Thu, 02/14/2019 - 1:14pm

It is about what Blackness means across continents, what it means to love Black women and the importance of creating art specifically for Black women and art that tells Black women's narratives.


Post date: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:05am

Adam Geary, GWS faculty, for receiving a prestigious Reducing Time of Doctoral Degree (RTDD) Seed Grant from the UA Graduate College. Dr. Geary's project, "Designing a Comprehensive Examination Structure to Improve Time to Degree and Educational Outcomes", will investigate best practices and models for the written comprehensive exam that promise to reduce time to degree. Research and models will be presented to the GWS faculty for discussion and possible... Read more

Post date: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 4:29pm

Congratulations to Eithne Luibheid, Professor of GWS, for her research fellowship at the University of Texas (Austin).  Her work on borders, sexuality, and immigration is going to be supported by The Latino Research Initiative. This is part of Latino Studies at UTA, which is comprised by the Center for Mexican American Studies, the Department of Mexican American and Latino/a Studies, and—the Latino Research Initiative. See ... Read more

Post date: Fri, 02/16/2018 - 1:17pm