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Professor Juliet Williams and Professor Abigail Saguy receive award from the Law and Social Science (LSS) and the Sociology programs of the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Juliet Williams and Abigail Saguy have received a three-year, $325,000 award from the Law and Social Science (LSS) and Sociology programs of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct a study examining the concept of gender neutrality in U.S. law and activism. Since the 1970s, feminist, gay, and transgender advocates have used the term gender neutral to describe […]

Professor Sarah Haley Joins CSW as Associate Director

CSW is thrilled to welcome Sarah Haley, Associate Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies, as Associate Director.Sarah Haley has research and teaching investments in black feminism, gender history, carceral studies, labor, and black radicalism. She is the author of No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity (UNC Press, 2016), which examines the lives […]

The National Women’s Studies Association Statement on Combatting the Climate of Fear, Division and Xenophobia in the Wake of the U.S. Presidential Election

The National Women’s Studies Association Statement on Combatting the Climate of Fear, Division and Xenophobia in the Wake of the U.S. Presidential Election   The National Women’s Studies Association met in Montréal, Canada in the immediate wake of the November 8, 2016 U.S. presidential election, and many of us were shaken by the results. As […]

Professor Aisha Finch’s Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba Wins the Lapidus Center’s First Annual Harriet Tubman Prize

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery is delighted to announce that Professor Aisha K. Finch’s Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844 is the winner of its first annual Harriet Tubman Prize.The $7,500 prize is awarded to the best nonfiction book published in the United States on the slave […]

Professor Sarah Haley wins book award from National Women’s Studies Association

Sarah Haley, Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies at UCLA, received the 2016 Sara A. Whaley Prize for her new book, “No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity” (University of North Carolina Press, 2016). The National Women’s Studies Association presents this annual award and $2,000 prize to the […]

Angela Robinson, Doctoral Candidate in Gender Studies Winner of the Summer Institute on Global Indigeneities (SIGI) Competition

Congratulations to Angela Robinson (Wito clan of Chuuk, Micronesia), an ABD student in the UCLA Gender Studies program, winner of the Summer Institute on Global Indigeneities (SIGI) competition! Robinson will be representing UCLA in June 2016 at the University of Washington where the Summer Institute on Global Indigeneities (SIGI) will be hosted. SIGI is a […]