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Special Issue: Kashmiri Futures Co-edited by Dr. Misri Available Now

Nov. 22, 2023

" Kashmiri Futures ," a special issue of English Language Notes edited by Dr. Deepti Misri , Dr. Mohamad Junaid, and Dr. Ather Zia is available now. This special issue inaugurates a scholarly and creative conversation that seeks to detach the future of Kashmir from the narrative, aesthetic, and political...

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Announcing the Janet Jacobs Honors Colloquium!

Nov. 16, 2023

The Janet Jacobs Honors Colloquium is an annual event, hosted by the department of Women and Gender Studies (WGST) and the Arts and Sciences Honors Program, to celebrate students whose honors theses, in any discipline, thematically address the fields of WGST and LGBTQ studies. Each spring 3-7 students from across...

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Routledge Handbook of Critical Kashmir Studies

Nov. 16, 2022

About the author : Deepti Misri is an Associate Professor in the Women and Gender Studies Department at the University of Colorado Boulder. Book description: The Routledge Handbook of Critical Kashmir Studies presents emerging critical knowledge frameworks and perspectives that foreground situated histories and resistance practices to challenge colonial and...

Impossible Domesticity

Impossible Domesticity: Travels in Mexico

Nov. 2, 2021

About the author: Leila Gómez is an Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies, and director of the Latin American Studies Center at the University of Colorado Boulder. Book description: Travelers from Europe, North, and South America often perceive Mexico as a mythical place onto which they project their own...

Beyond Chrismukkah

Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Oct. 1, 2019

Drawing on ethnographic and historical sources, Samira K. Mehta provides a fascinating analysis of wives, husbands, children, and their extended families in interfaith homes; religious leaders; and the social and cultural milieu surrounding mixed marriages among Jews, Catholics, and Protestants.

Women and the Cuban Insurrection

Women and the Cuban Insurrection: How Gender Shaped Castro's Victory

Feb. 8, 2018

Using gender analysis and focusing on previously unexamined testimonies of women rebels, political scientist Lorraine Bayard de Volo shatters the prevailing masculine narrative of the Cuban Revolution.

Women of the Storm

Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Nov. 30, 2017

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita made landfall less than four weeks apart in 2005. Months later, much of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast remained in tatters. As the region faded from national headlines, its residents faced a dire future.

The Holocaust Across Generations

The Holocaust Across Generations: Trauma and its Inheritance Among Descendants of Survivors

Jan. 26, 2017

Over the last two decades, the cross-generational transmission of trauma has become an important area of research within both Holocaust studies and the more broad study of genocide. The overall findings of the research suggest

AIDS & Masculinity in the African City

AIDS and Masculinity in the African City: Privilege, Inequality, and Modern Manhood

Jan. 26, 2017

AIDS has been a devastating plague in much of sub-Saharan Africa, yet the long-term implications for gender and sexuality are just emerging.

Beyond Partition

Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India

Jan. 25, 2017

Communal violence, ethnonationalist insurgencies, terrorism, and state violence have marred the Indian natio- state since its inception. These phenomena frequently intersect with prevailing forms of gendered violence complicated by caste, religion, regional identity, and class within communities.