Photo courtesy Nishant Upadhyay. From the Palestine Solidarity Rally in Denver on May 14th, 2021

PALESTINE IS A FEMINIST ISSUE: Statement of solidarity with Palestine

The Department of Women and Gender Studies and the Department of Ethnic Studies stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people and their right to self-determination. We condemn the settler colonial violence of the Israeli state in Sheikh Jarrah and now in Gaza, and join the Palestinian call for liberation in...

A woman holds a sign at the End The Violence Towards Asians rally in Washington Square Park on Feb. 20, 2021, in New York.Ron Adar/SOPA Images / Sipa USA via AP file

Statement by the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Department of Women and Gender Studies on the Killing of Asian Women in Atlanta

The horrific killing of eight people, including six Asian and Asian American women by a white man in Atlanta has yet again brought to light the violence of anti-Asian racism in this country. We extend our grief and outrage to their families and everyone who is hurting right now. We...

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WGST supports #ScholarStrike for racial justice

The faculty and staff of the Department of Women and Gender Studies (WGST) support the Scholar Strike for racial justice on September 8th and 9th, 2020. The national strike has been called by Anthea Butler (Religious Studies, Africana Studies, Univ of Pennsylvania) and Kevin Gannon (History, Grand View University) in...

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We Condemn Racist Police Violence

The Departments of Ethnic Studies and Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder condemn the police killing of Mr. George Floyd. This killing adds to a long list of over 1250 folks of African descent killed by police since 2005, not taking into account acts of police...