ILS Director speaks about his experience at Harvard

May 29, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

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ILS Director, Luis R. Fraga, discusses his time as part of the “Harvard 15” with Leslie Sanchez of CBS news. Fraga was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, and believes his admission to Harvard resulted from a decision made by the university “to admit small numbers of low-income students, first-generation-to-college students, and to see what that would be like.”…

Call for Papers - Due July 1, 2018

May 22, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

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The University of Notre Dame’s Gender Studies Program is happy to announce its fifth biennial international conference, which will be held in conjunction with the second meeting of the International Girls Studies Association.

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Congratulations Linda Przybyszewski

May 21, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

Linda Przybyszewski’s article, “Scarlet Fever, Stanley Matthews, and the Cincinnati Bible War,” is the winner of the 2017 Hughes-Gossett Award for best article in the Journal of Supreme Court History. One of the Justices will present her with her award at the Supreme Court History Society's annual dinner at the Supreme Court on June 4.  …

Congratulations to Emily Garrett

May 21, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

Joan Aldous Praxis Award 2018 Edited

Congratulations to Emily Garret '18 (Gender Studies Major and English Major) as our first annual recipient of the Joan Aldous Praxis Award.


Joan Aldous Praxis Award


Congratulations to our 2018 Writing Award Recipients

April 24, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

Philip L Quinn Essay Award 2018 Recipient

Rebecca L. Fritz

Majors: Neuroscience and Behavior and Gender Studies

“Feminist Critiques of Neuroimaging Sex/Gender Difference Research”

Undergraduate Essay Award Recipients


Genevieve D. Willis Senior Thesis Award 2018 Recipient

Congratulations to our 2018 Summer Grant Recipients

April 17, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

2018 The Boehnen Fund for Excellence in Gender Studies Summer Internship Grant Recipients


Allison Dopazo ‘19 (Gender Studies major; Interdisciplinary Minor in Constitutional Studies)

Allison will be interning in the Domestic Crimes unit at the Florida State's Attorney’s Office in Coral Gables.


Abigail Ferguson ’19

Congratulations Dinuka Cooray

April 16, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

Congratulations to Dinuka Cooray ‘20, University of Notre Dame – The Ugly Side of Beauty for her contribution to the second issue of Hoochie Reader, a print anthology of feminist thought and creativity based at Boston University.…

Congratulatons Nicole Woods

April 05, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

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Professor Nicole Woods, an art historian and Gender Studies concurrent faculty member, has been awarded a grant from the prestigious Graham Foundation.  The grant will support research on her monograph, Performing Chance: The Art of Alison Knowles In/Out of Fluxus.  Please join us in congratulating Professor Woods!…

Marian Mullin Hancock Teaching Award Recipient

April 03, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

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I’m happy to announce that Pamela Butler is this year’s winner of the Marian Mullin Hancock Award for Excellence in Teaching Gender Studies!


Please join me in wishing her congratulations, and thanking her for her deep commitment to feminist pedagogy and to ensuring that Notre Dame students receive a top-notch education in gender studies. …

Research Workshop Coordinators 2018-2019

March 27, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

Shinjini Chattopadhyay (PhD English) and Danielle "Dani" Green (PhD English) will coordinate the Research Workshops for Graduate Students for 2018-2019.  The dates for 2018-2019 Research Workshops will be available soon for presenters to sign up.

Thank you to Stacy Sivinski and Dominique Vargas for their continued work on this year's Research Workshops.…