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Iris Marion Young Award Nominations Due December 15

Nominations for this year's Iris Marion Young Awards (Staff, Faculty, Graduate, and Undergraduate) are welcome through December 15.  View the Call for Nominations here.

GSWS Certificate Student Presents Doctoral Research at Public Panel in Buenos Aires, Argentina

María Lis Baiocchi, a GSWS doctoral certificate student from the Department of Anthropology, was an invited speaker at a public panel on Migration and Care Work in Argentina, where on October 30th 2018 she presented a paper entitled "Affective Capital and Labor Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers." The panel was organized by the Study Group on Migra

Iris Marion Young Awards

January 17, 2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

William Pitt Union – Conference Room A

"Let's Become Less": Networks and Nationalisms in the Feminist Challenge to 'Mass Sterilization' in Mexico and Brazil

November 15, 2018 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

602 Cathedral of Learning 

Lecture by Rafael de la Dehesa, Associate Professor of Sociology at the College of Staten Island and Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Feminist/Queer Pedagogy Roundtable

November 8, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

402E Library Classroom, Cathedral of Learning


Book launch: Histories of the Transgender Child by Julian Gill-Peterson (English and GSWS)

October 23, 2018 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

501 Cathedral of Learning

Respondents include Julie Beaulieu (GSWS) and Mary Zaborskis (Humanities Center). This event is co-sponsored by the Children's Literature Program. A light reception will follow.

Majors and Minors Expo

October 17, 2018 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

William Pitt Union Ballroom

Stop by the Expo and talk with GSWS faculty about the major and minor programs.

LGBTQIA+ Diversity in the Workplace

October 16, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

602 Cathedral of Learning

Please join University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff for a roundtable discussion on LGBTQIA+ diversity in the workplace, hosted by Pitt Queer Professionals (PQP). 

Access, Advocacy, & Empowerment: Health and Well-being of LGBTQ Youth Symposium

October 12, 2018 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Barco Law Building, Ground Floor

Opening lecture by Craig Konnoth (University of Colorado Law School) and keynote address by Zena Sharman (Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research).

Full program and registration available at:

Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Concerns

October 11, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

2500/2501 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Sara Goodkind (University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and GSWS affiliated faculty) presents to PACWC on behalf of GSWS. 

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