Commencement Address 2021 and Visiting Professor in Gender Studies Spring 2021 graduate seminar, “Feminism in the Black Radical Tradition” Distinguished Professor Angela Y. Davis: Video Link Bio: Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator […]
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Uri McMillan, Associate Professor of African American studies and English, has been named the 2021–22 Walter Jackson Bate fellow at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute. He will join a group of artists, scientists, scholars and practitioners for a year of discovery and interdisciplinary exchange in Cambridge. Congratulations Uri!! Read Full Story
A Love Letter to Our People Struggling in Palestine, Your relentless will to remain on the land is a source of inspiration, perseverance, and fortitude. Once again, Palestinians from the far north to the far south of our homeland are defying settler colonialism’s attempts to partition land and people. From the Galilee to Gaza you […]
We stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine. We unequivocally answer and amplify the call from the Palestinian Feminist Collective for “feminists everywhere to speak up, organize, and join the struggle for Palestinian liberation.” We condemn the forced removal of Palestinians from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah, the raiding of the al-Aqsa mosque, the […]
The UCLA Department of Gender Studies condemns the murders in Atlanta and the wave of racial violence directed at Asian Americans that has swept the country. The massacre reminds us that the bigotry is usually multi-layered, one form of hate reinforcing another. Seven of the eight victims were women and all (in the shooter’s mind) […]
UCLA Professor Shannon Speed‘s new book, Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State, examines the myriad forms of violence that Indigenous women from the Americas face. Dr. Speed, UCLA American Indian Studies Center Director and Gender Studies and Anthropology Professor, characterizes the structural violence these women endure as “neoliberal multicriminalism” where […]
UCLA graduate student Marina Perez interviews Dr. Nancy Mithlo, UCLA Professor of Gender Studies, about her two new books, Knowing Art (University of Nebraska Press) and Making History: IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (University of New Mexico Press). Dr. Mithlo discusses her extensive research with Native communities and the power and beauty of Native […]
This episode’s guest is poet, translator, and transdisciplinary scholar SA Smythe. SA is a professor at UCLA, and is one of the organizers of the Cops Off Campus Campaign, which aims to remove police and policing from all University of California campuses by September 2021. They join the show to talk about the campaign, the […]
Gender Studies Professor Safiya U. Noble and Tristan Harris interviewed on the impact of algorithms on Time 100 Talks. Moderated by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. View full interview
The iSchool Alumni Association (ISAA) at the University of Illinois has awarded the 2020 ISAA Distinguished Alumna Award to Gender Studies Professor Safiya Noble (MS ’09, PhD ’12) Congratulations Safiya! Read More