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  • From the Director’s Desk

    July 2, 2019

    From the Director's DeskThe theme of this spring’s National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Chairs and Directors meeting was “Gender Studies Under Fire.” At this conference, leaders in the field described and analyzed targeted attempts  to delegitimize gender, sexuality, and women’s studies (some highly ...
  • Preceptor Profile: Sarah Catalanotto

    July 2, 2019

    Preceptor Profile: Sarah CatalanottoBy: Dr. Laura K. Guyer Sarah Catalanotto, MPH, CTTS was raised in an environment of activism and concern for the welfare of underserved people. Watching her father, UF faculty member Frank Catalanotto, DMD, advocate for all to have access to quality ...
  • “Claiming an Education:” A Reflection

    July 2, 2019

    “Claiming an Education:” A ReflectionBy Dr. Judith W. Page A few years ago I gave a talk at an Italian University on the history of women’s studies in the US. I called the talk “Claiming an Education,” in a deliberate echo of and homage to ...
  • Harvest Without Violence

    July 2, 2019

    Harvest Without ViolenceBy Samantha Baugus, James Everett, Andreina Fernandez, Kate Fletcher, Breanne Hooks , Elizabeth Lunior, Isabel Miceli, Pamala Proverbs We hosted “Harvest without Violence,” a panel discussion featuring the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), in Ustler Hall on the evening of March 12. ...
  • Celebrating Milestones and Accomplishments

    July 2, 2019

    Celebrating Milestones and AccomplishmentsMirela Cardinal graduated with her MA in Women’s Studies in spring 2019. In March, she defended her MA project, “Queer Visibility on YouTube Videos in the Context of Brazil” with the mentorship of Dr. Tanya Saunders and Dr. Jillian Hernandez. ...
  • CGSWSR Faculty News

    July 2, 2019

    CGSWSR Faculty NewsAnita Anantharam was selected to participate in the National Women’s Studies Association Women of Color Leadership project. She was also inducted into the Huy D. Huynh Hall of Fame. Through this honor, UF Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs recognizes outstanding ...
  • Center Launches Women’s Studies Major Ambassador Program

    July 2, 2019

    Center Launches Women’s Studies Major Ambassador ProgramAn exciting development in the Center this year was that we established the Women’s Studies Major Ambassador program. Women’s Studies Major ambassadors are selected based on their excellent academic and professional record. They gain valuable professional development experience by working ...
  • Center Alum Launches Stronger Than Stigma, Inc., Connects Entrepreneurship and Social Change

    July 2, 2019

    Center Alum Launches Stronger Than Stigma, Inc., Connects Entrepreneurship and Social Change Gabrielle Magid graduated with the BA in Women’s Studies and minors in business administration and nonprofit organizational leadership in 2015. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Stronger Than Stigma, Inc. in Jacksonville, FL. As with most big decisions in ...
  • Center Alum Brings Feminist Analysis to Studying Climate Smart Agricultural Technology

    July 2, 2019

    Center Alum Brings Feminist Analysis to Studying Climate Smart Agricultural Technology Molly Green graduated with the MA in Women’s Studies in 2014. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology at UNC Chapel Hill. Her engaged research on climate change, agricultural technologies, and food sovereignty is informed by ...
  • Nevertheless, She Persisted: A Reflection

    July 2, 2019

    Nevertheless, She Persisted: A ReflectionBy Dr. Angel Kwolek-Folland Moments of change encourage us to reflect, and I’m grateful for this space in which to look back on my experience of our shared women’s studies project. As an historian, looking back is what I do, so ...