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 »

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 »

WGS Vilas Trust Lecture

Women’s & Gender Studies is proud to announce Jennifer Nash, Jean Fox O’Barr Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University, and author of Black Feminism Reimagined After Intersectionality (2018), Gender Love (2017), and The Black Body in … Continue Reading »

Brown Bag is Back!

Our second Brown Bag Lunch presentation of the semester will be Cheryl Kader, former lecturer of Women’s & Gender Studies, who will present “Paid My Dues: Creating Milwaukee’s Feminist Music Culture (for Dorothy Dean)” on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at … Continue Reading »