News and Announcements

Stina Soderling, PhD, joins MWGS

Stina Soderling, PhD, will join MWGS in August 2023.

With a PhD in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University and, most recently, serving as the Elihu Root Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor Women’s and Gender Studies at Hamilton College, Soderling brings a depth and breadth of experience in the field. Her research focuses on Rural Queer Studies, with a focus on the U.S. South, and she also writes and teaches about feminist pedagogies and methodologies, the field of women’s and gender studies and queer temporalities. We are delighted that Stina Soderling will be part of MWGS and look forward to working and learning with her.

MWGS grad Garza co-writes Fundraiser Bill of Rights

MWGS MA graduate Amelia Garza co-wrote "The Fundraiser Bill of Rights," which was recently published as part of The Fundraising Reader, edited by Beth Breeze, Donna Day Lafferty and Pamala Wiepking.

The Fundraising Reader draws together essential literature establishing a one-stop body of knowledge that explains what fundraising is and covers key concepts, principles and debates. The book shines a light on the experience of being a fundraiser and answers an urgent need to engage with the complexities of a facet of the non-profit sector that is often neglected or not properly understood.

Keating to edit Pioneering Women: Leaders and Trailblazers

AnaLouise Keating, PhD, has been appointed as general editor of the Texas Woman’s book series, Pioneering Women: Leaders and Trailblazers.

Under the guidance of the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership, this book series is an interdisciplinary project celebrating the personal and public lives and work of courageous trailblazing women in fields such as the arts, sciences, politics, business, education, the military, health sciences and community service.

MWGS MA grad speaks at TWU

Nationally recognized media scholar and TWU alum (MA ‘09), Tara L. Conley, PhD, presents Social Media for Thought Leadership in Higher Education: A Guided Workshop. Guided by critical media literacy and narrative justice principles, Conley will share insights based on her research and work over the past decade, both inside and outside of the classroom.

MWGS PhD grad appointed associate curator at The Huntington

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens announced the appointment of Lauren Cross as the new Gail-Oxford Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts. Cross is a curator, interdisciplinary artist and critical scholar whose research has focused on American decorative arts and material culture with a special emphasis on African American traditions.

MWGS grad Salinas featured in San Antonio art exhibit

San Antonio artist and activist Suzy González debuted new portraits in a solo exhibition, 'Plantcestors.' .A portmanteau of the words “plant” and “ancestors,” "Plantcestors" uses actual plant materials as a base for 14 portraits of people based in San Antonio’s arts and activist scenes.

New issue of Films for the Feminist Classroom published

The Fall 2022 issue of Films for the Feminist Classroom is now available online. This issue continues the journal’s exploration of online and virtual spaces in pedagogical practices.

Keating publishes The Anzaldúan Theory Handbook

In The Anzaldúan Theory Handbook, TWU faculty member AnaLouise Keating provides a comprehensive investigation of the foundational theories, methods and philosophies of Gloria E. Anzaldúa.

By investigating those dimensions of Anzaldúa’s theories, writings, and methods that have received less critical attention and by exploring the interconnections between these overlooked concepts and her better-known theories, Keating opens additional areas of investigation into Anzaldúa’s work and models new ways to do Anzaldúan theory. This book also includes extensive definitions, genealogies, and explorations of eighteen key Anzaldúan theories as well as an annotated bibliography of hundreds of Anzaldúa’s unpublished manuscripts.

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