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.”


Abraham Weil was awarded a 2016 NWSA Graduate Scholarship Honorable Mention for cutting-edge feminist scholarship that is comparative, global, intersectional, and interdisciplinary. His dissertation title is "Trans*Versality: Anti-Black Racism, Trans*Politics, and Molecular Revolution."

Liz Verklan successfully defended her dissertation, “Objects of Desire: Feminist Inquiry, Transnational Feminism and Global Fashion”

Tori Adams successfully completed her written comprehensive exams.

The following students received WOSAC Fall Travel Awards. This competitive award grants four stipends of $500 each, per semester, to help fund graduate student travel to conferences.

Harrison Apple attended the Society for American Archivists Annual National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Apple presented a paper titled “Walking the Walk: Segregation in the Pittsburgh Queer History Projects Archives”.

Stephanie Murphy attended the Social Science History Association (SSHA) 41st Annual Meeting: Beyond Social Science History: Knowledge in an Interdisciplinary World in Chicago, Illinois. Murphy's paper was titled "Strong in Body, Clean in Mind, Lofty in Ideals: Basketball as Progressive Era Pedagogy".

Gloria Negrete-Lopez attended the 2016 National Women Studies Association (NWSA) Annual Conference: Decoloniality in Montréal, Québec Canada. Negrete- Lopez presented a paper titled “Towards a Decolonial Shift: An Epistemological Turn to Prison Abolition from a Chicana Feminist Framework".

Abraham Weil attended the 2016 National Women Studies Association (NWSA) Annual Conference: Decoloniality in Montréal, Québec Canada. Weil's paper was titled “Missing Links: Decolonial Animalities”.


CONGRATULATIONS to our students on these outstanding accomplishments!

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12/14/2016 - 10:02am

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