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Professor Grace Hong recipient of 2015-16 Faculty Research on Diversity DEI Award

Faculty Research on Diversity DEI Recipient:Professor Grace Hong, a professor in the Departments of Gender Studies and Asian -American Studies, is this year’s Faculty Research on Diversity DEI Award recipient. She has done exceptional work in advancing research in gender, race, and sexuality studies. Her 2006 monograph, The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of Color, […]

Gender Studies Professor Shannon Speed co-authors article in Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Georgia’s ban on undocumented college students

Georgia bars immigrants without legal status — even if those young people attend Georgia k-12 schools all their lives and graduate at the top of their high school class — from enrolling at some of the state’s top universities and paying in-state tuition at others. The affected students and their allies have sued Georgia’s Board of Regents, lobbied […]

Angela L. Robinson, a Third-Year Doctoral Student in Gender Studies, Analyzes the Affective Relationship of Colonialism and Sovereignty in the Pacific Islands with Special Attention to the Role of Queer Indigenous Performance

Drawing Upon Work From Indigenous Feminist Scholars, Such As Mishuana Goeman, Dian Million, And Teresia Teaiwa, Her Project Locates The Production Of National Settler Affect In Hawai’i And New Zealand And Extends The Materiality Of Archival Evidence To The Affective Structures Of Colonial Governance That Respond To Indigenous Movements For Self-Determination In The Pacific Islands. […]

Wendi Yamashita, Doctoral Candidate in Gender Studies to receive the Hiram Wheeler Edwards Prize for the Study of WWII Internment Camps and Japanese Americans

Wendi Yamashita will receive the “Hiram Wheeler Edwards Prize for the Study of WWII Internment Camps and Japanese Americans” for most outstanding grad paper on lessons learned from the WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans from the Asian American Studies Center annual awards reception on Saturday October 24, 2015. Congratulations Wendi!

Preeti Sharma, Doctoral Candidate in Gender Studies is a winning team member of the Lemelson Award for Innovative Digital Projects in Social Research

Young Workers Animated for Change Team Members: Tobias Higbie (UCLA History Department), Janna Shadduck-Hernández (UCLA Labor Center), Saba Waheed (UCLA Labor Center), Preeti Sharma (UCLA Gender Studies) This award will fund the creation of an animated video, to be distributed through social media, which will publicize the findings of a survey on wage earners aged 18-29 in […]

Gender Studies Undergraduate Students Oral and Poster Presentations at Upcoming Undergraduate Research Week

Dept. of Gender Studies Undergraduate Students oral and poster presentations at Undergraduate Research Week May 11th thru May 15th 2015 Oral Presentations (Powell Library second floor):Jonathan Salinas: Friday, May 15 from 1:00-2:00pmPoster Sessions (Powell Library rotunda):Katherine Herrera: Thursday May 14 from 12:00-1:00pmJesus Lira: Thursday, May 14 from 1:00-2:00pmCarmen Mancha: Thursday, May 14 from 1:00-2:00pmAmeinah Thomas: Thursday, […]