News

  • 03/19/2020 - Here's some information for you about GWS Courses and how to join the GWS Solidarity and Mutual Aid Society.

  • 03/17/2020 - GWS faculty and staff are working from home, but current and prospective students can still talk to an advisor.  Email Jacque Kahn at jskahn@illinois.edu to set up an appointment. 

  • 03/05/2020 - Congratulations to Teresa Greppi (Spanish and Portuguese) Erin Grogan (English,) and Kadin Henningsen (English), for receiving the LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for Graduate...

  • 02/13/2020 - Professor Ghassan Moussawi has been named a LEAP (Lincoln Excellence for Assistant Professors) Scholar by the College of LAS. The award is granted to faculty early in their career based on scholarly...

  • 02/06/2020 - Taylor Mazique, a junior double majoring in GWS and History, has been awarded the 2020 Jean Alice Scharre Thompson Scholarship in GWS. The scholarship recognizes outstanding GPA as well as...

  • 02/03/2020 - Congratulations to Erin Grogan, who was selected to receive LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants. Erin is a doctoral student in the Department of...

  • 11/11/2019 - The 2020 Barbara and Donald Smalley Graduate Research Fellowship in Gender and Women's Studies has been awarded to Tiffany Harris, a graduate student in the Department of Education Policy,...

  • 10/31/2019 - “Abolition examines the interconnected power dynamics across prisons, police, immigration, gendered and sexual violence, environmental justice, disability justice, and more, in order to...

  • 09/19/2019 - The Department of Gender and Women's Studies invites applications and nominations for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Latinx gender studies at the rank of Assistant Professor.

  • 07/10/2019 - GWS congratulates Shwetha Delanthamajalu on her recent article, which was awarded The Znaniecki Published Paper Award by the Department of Sociology. Delanthamajalu is a graduate student in...

  • 05/20/2019 - The Department of Gender and Women's Studies is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Maryam Kashani has been awarded the 2019 Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Academy of...

  • 05/13/2019 - This year's GWS Outstanding Awards recognize the vital work of mentoring students.

  • 04/22/2019 - Shameem Razack has been awarded the 2019 Jean Alice Scharre Thompson Scholarship from the Department of Gender and Women's Studies. Shameem also recently received the DiversityEd Social Justice...

  • 04/08/2019 - Megan Gargiulo from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese received the Marianne A. Ferber Scholarship for her dissertation project, entitled "Race, Gender, and Recogimiento: Discursive...

  • 04/03/2019 - The history of the Department of Gender and Women's Studies is the featured exhibit this month at the Main Library building. The display highlights key moments in the four decades of the department...