Call for Undergraduate Papers - Through Gendered Lenses

November 05, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

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Through Gendered Lenses is an academic journal published by Triota, the Gender Studies Honor Society at Notre Dame, created to foster research in the broad field of Gender Studies and to highlight excellent gender-related work being done by undergraduate students across the university. We welcome submissions from all disciplines. Submissions must focus on topics related to gender, including but not limited to sexuality, religion, politics, the family, media, health, economics, culture, and violence.…

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gender Studies University of Notre Dame

October 31, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

Position Description:
The Gender Studies Program at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in Gender Studies to begin August 2019. The successful candidate will teach one course per semester (two courses total) and will be expected to pursue a program of independent research and participate in the scholarly life of the faculty. The fellowship stipend is $40,000 plus benefits and a $2,000 research and travel budget. Area of concentration is open; however, the Program has identified the intersectional study of sexualities, masculinities, transnational and U.S.-multiracial feminisms, and trans studies as core areas for growth. Applicants must be fluent in gender/feminist theory and methodologies and prepared to teach an undergraduate elective course in one or more of the areas listed above. Evidence of scholarly achievement and successful teaching experience is essential.…

Call for Graphic Artist

October 30, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

Call For Graphic Artist Poster

Call for Graphic Artist

Through Gendered Lenses
An Undergraduate Academic Journal
in Gender Research and Scholarship


The Gender Studies Program seeks a student graphic artist to produce the cover artwork for Through Gendered Lenses, the annual undergraduate research journal published by Triota, the Gender Studies Honor Society. It is preferred (but not required) for the artwork to reflect in some way the workings of gender and/or sexuality in the Notre Dame community. Abstract imagery is welcome. Past experience in graphic design is preferred. The artist will be paid $150 for their contribution.…

Graduate Research Grant Recipients

October 29, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

Congratulations to our first Gender Studies Graduate Research Grant recipients:

Minju Kwon (Political Science) will conduct field research in January 2019 at the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, to further her study of women’s participation in domestic and international regulations regarding child pornography.…

PhD Student wins the prestigious Victoria Urbano Graduate Student Essay Award

October 23, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

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Paola Uparella Reyes, PhD candidate in the Spanish program in the department of Romance Languages and Literatures won the Victoria Urbano Graduate Student Essay Award by the International Association of Gender and Sexualities Studies. Her essay titled “The Guamanpumian Gaze and Colonial Shame (Guaman Poma's sketches of genitalia)” studies Guaman Poma's overlooked textual and visual representations of indigenous woman genitalia and annus (“güergüenzas”). This research is part of an upcoming article and of a chapter of Paola’s dissertation “Mirada, poder y genitalidad. La emergencia visual del género” [Gaze, Power and Genitality: the Visual Engendering of Gender] directed by Professor Carlos A. Jáuregui. Paola has presented this work at professor Jauregui’s graduate Seminar on Cultural Theory (2017), the Kellogg Institute’s Latin American History Working Group (organized by Professor Karen Graubart; Feb. 2018), the Universidad de los Andes (Aug. 2018), and the University of Illinois-Chicago (Sep. 2018).…

Welcome Julia Kowalski as Concurrent Faculty

August 27, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

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Julia Kowalski is an assistant professor of global affairs and a concurrent faculty member in Notre Dame’s Gender Studies Program. A cultural anthropologist by training, she completed her PhD in the Department of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago. She has been conducting fieldwork in north India since 2007, focusing on issues of gender, kinship, women’s rights, personhood, gendered violence, and everyday institutional practices.…

Graduate Research Grants offered

August 27, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

Ann Biddlecom

As a result of Dr. Biddlecom’s generous contributions to our program, Gender Studies will offer grants to our graduate minors to assist with expenses associated with research and creative work, including materials, fieldwork, and travel to conferences, workshops, or archives. 

Why Gender Studies?

August 23, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

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Congratulations Vanesa Miseres

August 09, 2018 • Categories: Students and Alumni

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Vanesa Miseres’ book Mujeres en tránsito: viaje, identidad y escritura en Sudamérica (2017) has been honored with the Premio Roggiano para la Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana 2018 awarded from the International Institute of Latin American Literature. The prize recognizes the best book of Latin American literary criticism published between 2016 and 2017.