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WGSS "Just Out" End-of-Semester
Celebration & Exhibition
Tues, Nov 28th @ 4:30pm
Poetry Center, HUM 2001
Just Out


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WGSS Asssociate Professor, Nancy Hiemstra, and PhD Student, Hafza Girdap, co-authored the newly published article entitled, "Gendered State Violence and Post-Coup Migration out of Turkey" in Women's Studies International.
WGSS PhD student, Galia Cozzi Berrondo was just named a Fall 2023 Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access fellow within the College of Arts & Sciences! Congrats, Galia! Read more about the IDEA grads here
Congrats to PhD student Gabriella Simpson for being selected to serve on the CAS Dean's Student Advisory Council. She will serve as an ambassador to the Dean, provide feedback on curriculum development, and help with teaching award selections & admitted student day events. 
Check out our Spring 2023 Newsletter!
Check out WGSS PhD candidate Hafza Girdap's recent article, "Mahsa Amini: Women's, bodily autonomy in the context of Islamism and far-right populism." 
Congratulations to WGSS PhD students Jade Kai and Jose Flores Sanchez for their recently published article, "Colonality and Contagion: COVID-19 and the disposability of women of color in feminized labor sectors."
First-year WGSS grad Kara Pernicano was selected for a Carceral Research and Teaching Fellowship for Fall 2022.  Kara will work with faculty leaders of "Writing Beyond the Prison" to amplify writings by the incarcerated & enhance the understanding of mass incarceration & the carceral ecosystem in the U.S.  Congrats, Kara!  


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