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 […]
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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 […]
Professor Grace Hong’s latest book Death Beyond Disavowal: The Impossible Politics of Difference, has received the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Book Award for Humanities and Cultural Studies. Congratulations Grace!
The Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking is pleased to announce Saru M. Matambanadzo as the Emily Ratner and New Day II Professor of Social Entrepreneurship beginning January 1, 2017.As a Social Entrepreneurship Professor, Dr. Matambanadzo will apply design thinking methodology to her work to address the challenges mothers in the […]
The language of hope from the 2008 U.S. presidential election seems so distant from the doomsday rhetoric of the election we’ve just experienced. I, like many of my students and colleagues, have been left reeling with the sense that we’ve turned a corner in our country, into a darker world of divisiveness, betrayal, and “lesser […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Professor Sondra Hale received an Honorary Doctorate in the Arts from Ahfad University for Women, one of the top Universities in Africa. Awarded April 27, 2016 in Omdurman, Sudan. Congratulations Sondra!View article
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 […]