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Opinion: Why Black American women literally cannot breathe

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Zadaiah Roye is a Duke Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies Major and Duke Stanback Fellow at the Population Institute, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. that supports reproductive health and rights The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday to strike down a restrictive... Read More »
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Frances Hasso's latest article published in the International Journal of Middle East Studies, Cambridge Core

Thursday, June 11, 2020
“I Have Ambition”: Muhammad Ramadan's Proletarian Masculinities in Postrevolution Egyptian Cinema  Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, Associate Professor Frances Hasso's latest article published by Cambridge University Press, via the Cambridge Core platform, International Journal of... Read More »
GSF Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter

GSF Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter

Friday, June 5, 2020
The faculty and staff of the Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Program are outraged by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery, alongside countless other victims of anti-black police and vigilante violence. We stand in solidarity with those who protest anti... Read More »
Care Workers Should Be Better Paid and Valued after Covid-19-poll

Care Workers Should Be Better Paid and Valued after Covid-19-poll

Monday, May 25, 2020
There has been a dramatic shift in the public’s perception of care workers as a result of the coronavirus crisis, with most people believing they should be better paid and better valued, according to a survey. The poll, which was published on Tuesday by the gender equality campaigning charity... Read More »
Congratulations Class of 2020

We're Proud of You GSF Graduates!

Sunday, May 10, 2020
We are delighted to celebrate the Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies majors, minors and graduate students who have completed their studies this year.  Department Chair Jocelyn Olcott shared the following message with 2020 graduates. Click Here to read more on our... Read More »
Honors Thesis Senior Graduates

Congratulations to our Honors Thesis Senior Graduates!

Saturday, May 9, 2020
Congratulations to our Graduating Honors Thesis Students: Amelia Windemuth GSF First Major (Second Major: Global Health) Thesis Title: Fetuses for Likes: An Analysis of the Contemporary Uses of Fetal Imagery by American Anti-Choice Extremists Online Abstract: This thesis engages... Read More »
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Historian Jocelyn Olcott: Assessing the Value of Caregivers During a Pandemic

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Jocelyn Olcott’s international, interdisciplinary research focuses on caregivers – those low-wage workers who are responsible for our children, our elderly, and as the phrase suggests, taking care of us. Olcott is a professor of history and the director of the Gender, Sexuality and Feminist... Read More »
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Duke Honors Cole Rizki Literature Ph.D. and GSF Feminist Studies Certificate Graduate for LGBTQ Advocacy

Monday, April 27, 2020
Cole Rizki, who recently earned his Ph.D. in literature, has been selected for a William J. Griffith University Service Award for his leadership and advocacy on LGBTQ issues. The Griffith Award is presented annually to a select number of graduating students whose service and contributions to the... Read More »
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Jacqueline Allain, PhD Candidate and GSF Certificate Student, Publishes Article

Sunday, April 19, 2020
Jacqueline Mercier Allain is a PhD candidate in the Department of History and Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University, has published an article titled, "‘They are Quiet Women Now’: Hair cropping, British Imperial Governance, and the Gendered Body in the... Read More »
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Professor Gabriel N. Rosenberg Won a Fellowship at the National Humanities Center

Thursday, April 16, 2020
GSF Studies Professor Gabriel  N. Rosenberg has won a fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year at the National Humanities Center. Bold thinking is an essential part of Duke’s approach to scholarship, and three ongoing projects show the unexpected results. Adriane Lentz-Smith... Read More »

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