Being and Belonging

Day With(out) Art 2022: BEING & BELONGING, December 1, 5pm!

Nov. 17, 2022

Day With(out) Art 2022: BEING & BELONGING December 1, 2022 – 5pm Brakhage Center, Atlas 311 The Brakhage Center for Media Arts and LGBTQ Studies are proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2022 by presenting Being & Belonging , a program of seven short videos highlighting...

Queer Theories

Queer Theories Graduate Symposium--November 30th, 1-5pm!

Nov. 17, 2022

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Nathan Alexander Moore's Novel Longlisted for Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Award 

Sept. 27, 2022

Nathan Alexander Moore's novel Lifted has been longlisted for the 2022 Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Award . You can read about Professor Moore's work here .

Nathan Alexander Moore

Welcome New Assistant Professor Nathan Alexander Moore

Aug. 16, 2022

The Department of Women and Gender Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Nathan Alexander Moore has joined our faculty as an assistant professor.  As a Black transfemme writer, scholar and educator, Dr. Moore's interdisciplinary work explores the nuances of Blackness, queerness and temporality. She applies both critical and creative...

Pride Mutual Aid Fair

Second Annual Pride Mutual Aid Fair

July 18, 2022

Organized by a collective of activists, including some current and former CU Students, the Second Annual Pride Mutual Aid Fair was held in City Park on July 9, 2022. The purpose of this event was to bring the community together to celebrate the long legacy of resistance in the LGBTQIA+...


Soares receives Best Should Teach Gold Award

July 18, 2022

Dr. Kristie Soares, assistant professor in women and gender studies, has been selected as a recipient of the Best Should Teach Gold Award. With this award, Soares joins an elite group of dedicated scholars, recognized for their exceptional talents in teaching and academic leadership that exemplify award founders Lindley and...


Disco Party! DJ Luis Mario Orellana Rizzo and Dr. Kristie Soares

July 18, 2022

The American Music Research Ce nter and the Department of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder are hosting a Disco Dance Party and conversation with DJ Luis Mario Orellana Rizzo at Club 156 (in The Connection in the UMC) on 22 April 2022. For Dr. Kristie...

Van Ek Awardees

Friesen & Rickert receive Van Ek Award

July 18, 2022

One of the College of Arts and Sciences' highest honors, the Jacob Van Ek Scholar Award is given annually to faculty-nominated students who display superior academic achievement and service to their communities. "This year's winners managed, under very difficult circumstances, to excel academically and to contribute enormous service to incredibly...


David wins National Humanities Center Fellowship

July 18, 2022

Faculty of Color Panel

Trans/Nonbinary Faculty of Color Panel

July 18, 2022

As part of the monthly TRANSforming Gender Conference , faculty from various universities in Colorado (including CU Boulder, Metropolitan State University, and Colorado College) gathered for a panel on February 23rd to speak about their experiences as trans/nonbinary faculty of color in doing research, activism, teaching and mentoring in higher...