* Susan Bordo
recently contributed an op ed to CNN titled The tyranny of the fat-free body.
You can read the piece here
* GWS student Leslie Smith
wrote an opinion essay for The Hechinger Report titled "How I broke away from the endless cycle of poverty, meth, and jail in rural Kentucky" on June 16, 2016. You can read the piece here
*The students from the GWS 599 capstone course will be giving their presentations on May 3!
was featured in a study article about 2016's best and worst cities for single moms. Check out the WalletHub article.
*Panelists for the Bodies of Evidence: "Policing Fat Bodies" panel on March 30, 2016:
*Panelists for the Bodies of Evidence: Provocations: A Transnational Feminist History Project panel on Feb 29, 2016 at the Young Library Auditorium:
*The Spring 2016 GWS Newsletter is now available. See it here
* Congratualtions to GWS major and AAAS minor Rockia Harris for her SEC Dr. Pepper Education Abroad Award. Twenty-eight students representing each Southeastern Conference university were chosen to study abroad during the 2015-16 academic year, the result of a contribution to the league by Dr Pepper. Rockia is one of two UK recipients and will be traveling to South Africa. Read more
*Melissa Stein was interviewed Sept 2, 2015, about her recently published book, Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934, on the LA-based radio/podcast program, Uprising with Sonali. Check it out here
* Cristina Alcalde, Susan Bordo, and Ellen Rosenman,
co-editors of Provocations
, participated in a guest blog spot
for University of California Press and discussed their new book.
*Check out GWS' Year in Review, 2014-2015.
*Congratulations to GWS graduate certificate student Brittany Cook Barrineau, who has been named as a recipient of the Fulbirght U.S Student Program Scholarship. UK recipients are among more than 1,900 US citizens who will travel abroad for the 2015-2016 academic year through the Fulbight Program. Brittany Cook Barrineau, a doctoral student in Geography, will be doing research in Jordan. See the full story at UK Now.