Category: RIGs

Caribbean Women Healers project completes first phase

On April 22, the Caribbean Women Healers: Decolonizing Knowledge in AfroIndigenous Traditions Digital Humanities Project launched the first phase of their website to an enthusiastic online audience. The project’s social media reached around 5,000 people in one day and RSVPs to the Zoom launched after only five days of publicity were in the hundreds […]

Applications now open for 2020-21 Research Interest Groups

[ June 1, 2020; ]
CSWS offers small grants to faculty and graduate students to organize
interdisciplinary Research Interest Groups (RIGs) and working groups
that explore and examine the complex nature of gender identities and
inequalities for the academic year.

RIGs provide participants the opportunity to discuss readings of
emerging and established feminist scholars and share their research.
Funding may […]

Mam women flee rural violence, seek gendered justice

New journal article by Lynn Stephen

Fleeing rural violence: Mam women seeking gendered justice in Guatemala and the U.S.

by Lynn Stephen. Journal of Peasant Studies, 46(2): 229-257. January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2018.1534836

Dr. Stephen’s uses the concept of gendered embodied structures of violence as the analytical framework for illustrating how in rural Huehuetenango, Guatemala, historical and contemporary structures and […]

CSWS welcomes Hypatia team

New Editorial Team Chosen for Hypatia

(adapted from the Department of Philosophy website)—After an extensive search, a new editorial team for Hypatia has been enthusiastically and unanimously accepted by the search committee and the newly reconstructed nonprofit board. The new coeditors are: Bonnie J. Mann, Erin McKenna, Camisha Russell, and Rocío Zambrana, all of the […]

Erin Beck: The Uneven Impacts of Violence against Women Reforms in Guatemala

[ May 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]
PLC 348

Join the International Studies Community for a discussion at the INTL Lunch Talk Next Friday, May 10 @ 12 p.m. in PLC 348

The Uneven Impacts of Violence against Women Reforms in Guatemala: Intersecting Inequalities and the Patchwork StatePresented by Dr. Erin Beck

In 2008, Guatemala passed one of the most comprehensive pieces of violence against […]

Native American Studies Colloquium: book release celebration for Lani Teves

[ January 25, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Prof. Lani Teves’ book release, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance

The Department of Ethnic Studies and Native Studies Program invite you to a special edition of the Native American Studies Colloquium Series to celebrate the publication of Lani Teves’ new book, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance. This event will take place at the […]