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Dr. Samira Mehta shares new writing on Interfaith Voices and The Conversation

May 15, 2024

Dr. Mehta, director of Jewish Studies and associate professor of Women and Gender Studies has recently published two new pieces of writing. On gender studies topics, Mehta wrote, " Words Count: From "Woman" to "Mother," "Embryo" to "Child" " for Internfaith Voices which discusses religious language in reproductive history. On...

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Educational Resources on Palestine and the war in Gaza

March 21, 2024

For an updated list of educational resources on Palestine and the war in Gaza please visit the Resources Google Document .

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Dr. Leila Gómez Honored with College Scholar Award

Dec. 14, 2023

Dr. Gómez has been selected as a recipient of the College Scholar Award by the College of Arts and Sciences as an acknowledgement of her "scholarship, creative accomplishments and promise." Congratulations Dr. Gómez!

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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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Professor Celeste Montoya Publishes New Chapter ¡Sí, ella puede!

Oct. 6, 2023

In a chapter written for the recently published Distinct Identities: Minority Women in U.S. Politics , Celeste Montoya , a University of Colorado Boulder associate professor of women and gender studies , demonstrates how social movements and community activism have played a vital role in shaping Latina legislative leadership in...

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Emmanuel David Collaborates in Traveling Art Installation "We are Coming" for MCA Denver Exhibition "Cowboy"

Sept. 27, 2023

CU Boulder Professor’s, Emmanuel David and Yumi Janairo Roth are highlighted in local newspapers, The Ampersand Podcast, and more for their collaboration in “We Are Coming” a traveling art installation showcased at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s upcoming exhibition “Cowboy” . The exhibit examines how the myth of the cowboy...

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Samira Mehta honored with the 2023 Provost's Faculty Achievement Award

Sept. 21, 2023

Dr. Samira Mehta has been honored by a committee of distinguished faculty to receive the 2023 Provost's Faculty Achievement Award. The faculty committee highlighted the impact of Mehta's body of work in the areas of Jewish American culture and race and sexuality since World War II, with a focus on...

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Dr. Nate Alexander Moore Announces New Book Release, The Rupture Files: Supernatural stories of life in the fissures of disaster

Sept. 20, 2023

"Across multiple worlds in upheaval, a curious cast of Black queer characters must choose between what they already know themselves to be and what they might yet become in the cataclysm. At once tender and audacious, Nathan Alexander Moore’s debut collection tells the stories of extraordinary creatures making impossible but...

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Kristie Soares Releases New Book, Playful Protest: The Political Work of Joy in Latinx Media

Sept. 15, 2023

Pleasure-based politics in Puerto Rican and Cuban pop culture University of Illinois Press, 2023 Joy is a politicized form of pleasure that goes beyond gratification to challenge norms of gender, sexuality, race, and class. Kristie Soares focuses on the diasporic media of Puerto Rico and Cuba to examine how music,...