Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies office is closed to the public, but you can reach us, Monday–Friday 8am-4pm, at 520-621-7338 or by email to 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.”


Eithne Luibhéid will present “Queer Migrant Storytelling: Challenging Immigrant Detention” at an event centering LGBT Immigrant Stories, organized by the University of Minnesota’s Immigration History Research Center, on January 23, 2017. Click HERE for more event details.

Dr. Luibhéid was also recently awarded a prestigious Seed Grant by the Institute for LGBT Studies and Confluencecenter for Creative Inquiry for an excellent and innovative project titled "Queer Intimacies: Networking Among Queer Migration Academics, Activists, and Artists".

Jamie A. Lee, GWS Affiliate Faculty, was another distinguished Seed Grant recipient, recognized by the University of Arizona Institute for LGBT Studies and Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry for an outstanding project titled "Exploring Archival Bodies: Community Evidences of Becoming".

Published Date: 

01/20/2017 - 1:05pm

Related Topic(s): 

Send to college news: