WGS Alum c nelson Presents

c nelson, who was awarded their MA in Women’s & Gender Studies in Spring of 2020 is participating in the McNair Scholars Program Fall 2020 Virtual Colloquium Series.  They will be presenting on their thesis, “It’s Through Student Activism That … Continue Reading »

Congratulations to Lisa Hager!

Lisa Hager (English and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at UWM-Waukesha) is the recipient of the Surridge Prize for best essay in the Victorian Review. Her essay, “A Case for a Trans Studies Turn in Victorian Studies: ‘Female Husbands’ of the Nineteenth Century,” … Continue Reading »

Collective Statement of Solidarity

Collective Statement of Solidarity In response to police violence against Black and Brown people in our city and nationwide and the recent murders of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, Joel Acevedo, Ahmaud Arbery, and a painfully long list of others, we write in strong … Continue Reading »

Tasha Berillo Inspires Us All

Women’s & Gender Studies student Tasha Berillo has chosen show her support and advocacy for black lives through art and educating individuals around her. Through making this piece, she reflected on a Hannah-Jones’s article that was read in her coursework.  … Continue Reading »

Katie Klein Recognized

Congratulations to Katie Klein, Women’s & Gender Studies’ MA student, who is one of the recipients of the 2020-21 UWM Graduate Student Excellence Fellowship (GSEF) awards. The Graduate Student Excellence Fund was established in 2015 as a philanthropic effort to … Continue Reading »

Sarah Cooke Recognized

Congratulations to WGS Master’s Student, Sarah Cooke, who was awarded the Eldon Murray Legacy Award at Lavender Graduation on May 6th.  They are being recognized for taking initiative toward a vision of creating positive change, promoting awareness, and building community … Continue Reading »