Vilas Trust Speaker Named

UWM’s Women’s & Gender Studies is delighted to welcome Dr. Silvia Federici, professor emerita and Teaching Fellow at Hofstra University, as the Vilas Trust Speaker. Silvia Federici is a feminist scholar, teacher, and activist. She was one of the founders … Continue Reading »

Carolyn Eichner Research Assistance

Carolyn Eichner is pleased to have received a Research Assistance Fund grant to cover the cost of professionally indexing her forthcoming book, Feminism’s Empire (Cornell University Press, June 2022). Feminism’s Empire examines the first late 19th-century French feminists to engage … Continue Reading »

Community Crisis: Affordable Housing

IGNITE National and UWM’s Women’s & Gender Studies Department are happy to host “Community Crisis: Affordable Housing”, an event to create dialogue about affordable housing and how it impacts everyone. Today, many community members are facing housing instability. Affordable housing … Continue Reading »

Safe Space Dialogue

The Women’s Resource Center, Women’s & Gender Studies, and the Black Student Cultural Center are hosting a Safe Space Dialogue to discuss events in Kenosha surrounding the Kyle Rittenhouse trial that impact us all.  This is a great opportunity to … Continue Reading »

Carolyn Eichner Recognized

Congratulations to WGS Associate Professor Carolyn Eichner, who was awarded a UWM Office of Research/Foundation Research Award during the Fall, 2021 semester. Carolyn Eichner, Department of History and Women’s & Gender Studies, is an internationally recognized scholar of French feminist … Continue Reading »