Transdisciplinary, Transgressive, Transformative
The Department of Women’s Studies at TWU offers an exciting multicultural curriculum that integrates diverse perspectives and critically applies feminist/womanist scholarship on behalf of social justice.
TWU is the largest public university primarily for women in the United States and one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in the nation.
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Global Connections Presents:
Escuela - Screening and Panel Discussion
In Celebration of International Women's Day
March 5, 2014 in CFO 202
4:30 p.m. - Pizza delivery (first-come, first served)
5:00-6:30 p.m. - Film screening following by a panel discussion.
See flyer [pdf] for more details
Why Women's Studies?
Find out why undergraduate students appreciate their multicultural-women's studies courses.
Women's Studies News
Together with Julie R. Enszer, Women's Studies Assistant Professor, Dr. Agatha Beins recently published "'We Couldn't Get Them Printed,' So We Learned to Print: Ain't I a Woman? and the Iowa City Women's Press," in Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 34 (2013): 186-221, http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/frontiers/v034/34.2.beins.pdf.
Women's Studies master's student, Daisy Salinas, was recently interviewed on the Spanish-language television network "Telemundo" about being a feminist activist, a graduate student of women's studies, and a zine publisher. The story was called "Historia De Una Mujer Feminista" which translates to "The Story of a Feminist Woman".
Sam S. Schmitt, Women's Studies Ph.D. student, recently published an article, "Checking Our Privilege, Working Together: Notes on the Virtual Trans* Community, Truscum Blogs, and the Politics of Transgender HealthCare" was recently featured on The Feminist Wire. http://thefeministwire.com/2013/07/checking-our-privilege-working-together-notes-on-virtual-trans-communities-truscum-blogs-and-the-politics-of-transgender-health-care/
Audrey Lundahl, Women's Studies Ph.D. student, published an article in Thefeministwire.com. The article was titled "My Tattoos Are Not An Invitation." Here's the link: http://thefeministwire.com/2013/07/my-tattoos-are-not-an-invitation/
Women's Studies Ph.D. student, Lauren Cross published a chapter entitled "Mothers-For-Natural-Hair: The Afro-Cyberella's Social Media Guide to Afrocentric Hair" in Mothering and Literacies. Eds. Amanda B. Richey and Linda Shuford Evans. Bradford, ON: Demeter Press, 2013. 221-236. Print.
Sheila Bustillos Reynolds, Women's Studies Ph.D. student, spoke on "Texas Reach - Past, Present, Future" at the 4th Annual Texas Reach Conference. Texas Reach is about to be a 501c3non-profit entity that facilitates the sharing of information for foster care alumni in higher education between foster care service providers and higher education administrators, faculty, and staff.