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.”


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.

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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.


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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!
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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.


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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

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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

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Sounding Out is a blog sponsored by the Sound Studies Caucus at ASA.

You can read Susana's article here:

Hardcore as “Home”: An Etymology of CORE through Chicana Punk Sound

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Doctorate of Philosophy

Elizabeth Verklan

Master of Arts

Harrison Apple
Mel Ferrara
Félix Vargas

Bachelor of Arts

Aline Jeanette Diaz
Katrina Marie Hermanson
Grace Helen Horrocks
Daniela Bracha Kaplan
David Zachary Lucero
Danielle Brianne Macias
Nicole Rechelle McCraw
Ashley Marie Samuels
Matthew Christopher Smith
Ashley N. Swinford... Read more

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