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: Donate to the Milwaukee Freedom Fund: 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Black- and Brown-led Milwaukee organizations (list compiled by Milwaukee Freedom Fund on a fundraising site that is no longer active): BLOC: Black Leaders Organizing … Continue Reading »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 »

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 »

Avery DeBoer Project Recognized

Each year, the UW System Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium (WGSC) hosts an annual conference in Madison that brings together all of the scholarship, field formation, and institution building that takes place in Women’s & Gender Studies from all of the system’s … Continue Reading »

Lizzie Hjelle Presents…

Congratulations to UWM Women’s & Gender Studies graduate student Lizzie Hjelle, who will be presenting at the 14th Annual Luxembourg American Cultural Society’s Cultural Conference on Friday, August 7, 2020.  Celebrating the 100th Anniversary in the United States and the … Continue Reading »