Spring is Coming!

Believe it or not, spring is just around the corner!  Women’s & Gender Studies is offering some great courses, so check out the Spring 2021 Flyer so you can plan your semester!  Remember to reach out to Melinda Brennan for … Continue Reading »

IPV-SA of Indigenous Women Webinars

Women’s & Gender Studies is proud to co-sponsor webinars presented by MATEC-WI.  Presenters for this even include our own MA student, Katie Klein. ******************** The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, Trafficking and STI Risk in Indigenous Women: Identifying … Continue Reading »

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 »

Milwaukee Freedom Fund Links

About the Milwaukee Freedom Fund, Resources, FAQs: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1X9Ovd3ADYse95QlGDWzwhm3oV69vmtBa/view?fbclid=IwAR2wtowX9SJfol8KxT28FLnFFczgMpcLLzUW6uT33ekHGrJ0L36ixkbLzk0 Donate to the Milwaukee Freedom Fund: https://supportwomenshealth.salsalabs.org/mkefreedomfund/index.html Other Black- and Brown-led Milwaukee organizations (list compiled by Milwaukee Freedom Fund on a fundraising site that is no longer active): BLOC: Black Leaders Organizing … Continue Reading »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 »