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.…
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.
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Articles on gender and sexuality just published:
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.…
Nicole Woods, a Notre Dame assistant professor of modern and contemporary art history, has won a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Arts. One of 21 grants awarded from a pool of more than 700 applications, Woods will use the funding to complete her book on American artist Alison Knowles, the sole female founding member of the influential artist collective Fluxus. Like many female artists of her era, Knowles had limited storage space and little professional recognition, creating a challenge in surveying the breadth and impact of her work.