Congratulations to Janet Kourany

April 24, 2017 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Gender Studies 2017 Recipient of the Marian Mullin Hancock Teaching Award

Janet Kourany, Associate Professor of Philosophy

Janet Kourany is an Associate Professor of Philosophy, Fellow of the Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values and Concurrent Faculty in Gender Studies. She is also on the Steering Committee of the History and Philosophy of Science Program. Kourany’s research areas include philosophy of science, science and social values, agnotology, and feminist philosophy (especially feminist epistemology and philosophy of science). Her books related to gender studies include Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Teaching Apprenticeship 2017-18

April 20, 2017 • Categories: Alumni and Students

The Gender Studies Program is pleased to announce that Marisol Fonseca Malavasi (doctoral student, PhD in Literature, minor in Gender Studies) and Marjorie Housley (doctoral student, English, minor in Gender Studies and Irish Studies) will serve as the Teaching Apprentices for the 2017-18 academic year. As Teaching Apprentices, they will TA for the Introduction to Gender Studies in the fall and they will team-teach the course in the spring. Please join us in congratulating them!…

Congratuations to Angel Matos

April 12, 2017 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Angel Matos will be a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the San Diego State University, with a specialization in children’s and young adult literature and queer studies starting Fall 2017.  He was the Gender Studies Research Coordinator 2014-15 and was the Gender Studies Teaching Apprenticeship Recipient 2014-2015.…

Congratulations Jessica Collett - 2017 Sheedy Award for Excellence in Teaching Recipient

April 11, 2017 • Categories: Alumni and Students

It is a great pleasure to announce to the Notre Dame community that Jessica Collett, Associate Professor of Sociology, is the recipient of the 2017 Sheedy Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award, bestowed annually on a faculty member in the College of Arts and Letters, is named for the Rev. Charles E. Sheedy, C.S.C., a much-beloved former dean of the College. It recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated sustained excellence in teaching, informed by research, over a wide range of courses while employing innovative and creative teaching methods. For more information on this prestigious award, including a list of former winners, see:

Women lead

March 27, 2017 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Notre Dame is proud to celebrate women whose scholarship and leadership are empowering change in the global community. Read more here.

Steering Committee Election Results

March 14, 2017 • Categories: Alumni and Students

The following faculty have been elected to the Gender Studies Steering Committee:

Barbara Green will serve as a new Humanities/Fine Arts Representative (2017-20).

Mary Ellen Konieczny will serve as a new Social Science Representative (2017-20).

Marisel Moreno will serve as a new At-Large Representative (2017-20).…

Vision and action: Pioneering women faculty at Notre Dame panel

March 09, 2017 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Vision and action

Six notable University of Notre Dame women, with illustrious careers in higher education and beyond, will gather for a panel discussion focusing on their vision and accomplishments as pioneering women in the academy from 4 to 5:15 p.m. March 29.

Marian Mullin Hancock Teaching Award

February 01, 2017 • Categories: Alumni and Students

This annual award honors teaching excellence in the area of gender studies at the University of Notre Dame.  Via this award faculty members are recognized for their essential contributions to the intellectual growth of Notre Dame students and development of the Gender Studies Program through excellent teaching in interdisciplinary courses focused on gender.  The award is named for Marian Mullin Hancock (1903-1992), a benefactor of the Gender Studies Program who attended Saint Mary’s Academy and received many honors for her philanthropic work, including the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medal. …

Hoosiers Out Together Conference (HOT Con)

January 30, 2017 • Categories: Alumni and Students

The 2017 Planning Committee at Purdue University is excited to invite you to be part of the first Hoosiers Out Together Conference (HOTCon)!


We ask that you please share this Call for Proposals with undergraduate and graduate students, staff, faculty, and anyone interested in presenting a poster or a 60-90-minute workshop at HOTCon during the weekend of March 31st

Major's Night 2017

January 27, 2017 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Majors Night 2017

Thank you to everyone who helped to make Major's Night 2017 successful, especially our Associate Director Pam Butler.  If you or anyone you know would like information regarding a Gender Studies major or minor, please feel free to stop by our office.…