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Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctor Fellowship in English at Bowdoin College

March 01, 2016 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Angel Matos (PhD English and Gender Studies Graduate Minor student) officially accepted a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship in English at Bowdoin College in Maine, where he will continue his research and teaching in young adult literature and LGBTQ studies. Congratulations Angel and go polar bears!…

Katherine Singer Kovács Essay Award

March 01, 2016 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Big congratulations to Mary Celeste Kearney, Associate Professor in the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre and Director of Gender Studies Program, who will receive this year's Katherine Singer Kovács Essay Award from the Society for Cinema and media Studies (SCMS) for her essay,"Sparkle: Luminosity and Post-Girl Power Media," which appeared in Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies. The award will be announced formally on April 1 at the 2016 SCMS Conference in Atlanta.…

2016 Graduate Writing Award Recipient

February 27, 2016 • Categories: Students and Awards


Danielle Green - English PhD Candidate, Gender Studies Graduate Minor

“[Their] dress so antick”: Cross-Dressing, Mobility, and Gender Identity in the Work of Margaret Cavendish

Notre Dame to commemorate first anniversary of the death of Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.

February 18, 2016 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.

The life of Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, who died Feb. 26, 2015, at the age of 97, will be remembered in events on campus and in the community this month. Events including a memorial concert, special content from Notre Dame magazine and a WNIT program.

Marian Mullin Hancock Teaching Award

February 08, 2016 • 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. 

Call for Papers - Through Gendered Lenses

January 26, 2016 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Undergraduate Academic Journal

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

Through Gendered Lenses is a student-organized academic journal created with the purpose of fostering research in the broad field of Gender Studies and highlighting excellent gender-related work being done by undergraduate Notre Dame students across the university. We welcome submissions from all disciplines. Submissions must focus on gender topics, including but not limited to, sexuality, religion, the family, media, health, economics, culture, and violence.  Paper submissions are due on the last Friday in

Raise Your Vibe Workshop

January 04, 2016 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Raise Your Vibe! - Posture for Personal Power Workshop sponsored by the Gender Studies Program and co-sponsored by Women in Arts & Letters was offered to ND faculty and staff on December 15, 2015.  The workshop's goal was to learn how to combine good posture, positive body-language and meditation throughout your day to activate your personal power and feel more empowered in all areas of life instantly...in love, school, work and family.…