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2018 Joan Aldous Praxis Award Recipient

May 30, 2018 • Categories: Students and Awards

Joan Aldous Praxis Award 2018 Edited

Emily Garrett '18 - Gender Studies Major and English Major…

2018 Marian Mullin Hancock Teaching Award Recipient

May 30, 2018 • Categories: Awards and Faculty

Butler Award

Pamela Wynne Butler, Associate Director/Director of Undergraduate Studies, Gender Studies

According to the 2018 Hancock Award selection committee, “What made Pam Butler stand out from our other wonderful award nominees were three especially noteworthy qualities: her absolute devotion to her students, the wealth of her knowledge related to gender studies, and the sheer excitement of her courses, courses that integrate community involvement and social activism with the more theoretical concerns traditional to gender studies.” Several students noted Dr. Butler’s deep commitment to praxis in her classes, and one student commented, “Our assignments were exciting because they went beyond theory and worked to make a positive impact here, in the Notre Dame community.” Dr. Butler is also well known for sharing her knowledge in gender studies with students who are not in her classes.  As one student wrote, “Students can come to Professor Butler with a vague interest or question about gender, intersectionality, race, or really anything to do with gender studies, and leave with dozens of references, a more precise understanding of their interest, and a new and meaningful connection with the most helpful professor on Notre Dame’s campus.”…

ILS Director speaks about his experience at Harvard

May 29, 2018 • Categories: Alumni and Students

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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: Alumni and Students

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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: Alumni and Students

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: Alumni and Students

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