Course Spotlight on GWS 255: Queer Lives, Queer Politics
"What is 'queer'? What does it mean to be political? What might a queer politics look like? How might we think about 'queer' as a practice, an identity, a community, a kind of activism, and an academic concern?" GWS 255- Queer Lives, Queer Politics will examine these questions and more during Summer Session 1, Monday-Thursday from 9-11:50 with instructor Mel Stanfill.
Undergraduate Student Spotlight on Lucy Vernasco
"I loved meeting other inclusive students who were also intellectually curious and passionate about social justice. It's been great to have small classes and approachable professors who want you to succeed."
Course Spotlight on GWS 100- Introduction to Gender & Women's Studies
Interdisciplinary introduction to the study of gender, women, and sexuality. Addresses issues such as social experience, representation and popular culture, femininities and masculinities, family structure, education, employment, economics, literature and the arts, religion, history, and technology.
- GWS Professors Teresa Barnes and Ruth Nicole Brown receive competitive IPRH awards
Professors Teresa Barnes and Ruth Nicole Brown have been awarded the competitive IPRH Faculty Fellowship's for the 2014-2015 school year.
- Student Hana Nasser receives competitive IPRH award for best undergraduate student research
Nasser's paper “Forming a Collective Movement against the Forced Application of Female Genital Circumcision and Intersex Genital Cutting,” was written for GWS 478 Sex, Power, and Politics with GWS Professor Samantha Frost.
- GWS Professor Samantha Frost to moderate at ecological bodies panel
- IPRH-Mellon Symposium: Ecological Bodies. Date: May 1–2, 2014 | Time: 7:30 p.m. on May 1, 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on May 2. | Location: Chancellor Ballroom I Hotel Conference Center, 1900 South First Street, Champaign