News

  • E. Patrick Johnson, GWST 7th Annual Korenman Speaker

    Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales
    The Department of Gender + Women's Studies is thrilled to present this year’s Korenman event. E. Patrick Johnson's will perform selections from his 2009 play, Sweet Tea—The Play, based on his...
    Posted: November 18, 2013 4:21 PM
  • Meet Dr. Viviana MacManus, one of the new faces at UMBC

    Our newest Assistant Professor of Gender + Women's Studies
    The Department of Gender + Women's Studies is very pleased to announce our most recent addition to the GWST faculty. Dr. Viviana MacManus is currently featured on the UMBC homepage, along with Dr....
    Posted: September 18, 2013 3:20 PM
  • GWST faculty, Dr. Gloria Chuku, publishes edited volume

    The Igbo Intellectual Tradition
    The Department of Gender + Women's Studies is proud to announce the released of Dr. Gloria Chuku's edited volume "The Igbo Intellectual Tradition: Creative Conflict in African and African...
    Posted: September 18, 2013 11:16 AM
  • Dr. Kate Drabinski, GWST, highlighted in Retriever Weekly

    Dr. Kate speaks candidly with the Retriever Weekly about her recent publications in Baltimore's City Paper. You can read the full article online...
    Posted: August 28, 2013 5:21 PM
  • Praise for production by GWST/THTR faculty Dr. Susan McCully

    Theater is Political in “Inexcusable Fantasies”
    Dr. Susan McCully has been touring internationally with her show, “Inexcusable Fantasies.”  Most recently, she performed in New York City. Andrew Rothkin of NYTheatre.com reviewed her production,...
    Posted: August 28, 2013 10:45 AM
  • 50 years later, women's contributions acknowledged

    Today and this past weekend in Washington, DC, people joined the rallies to commemorate the progress that has been made, and highlight those dreams yet to be achieved, since Dr. Martin Luther...
    Posted: August 28, 2013 9:36 AM
  • GWST Student Kelly Martin Broderick makes national headlines

    Turning cyberbullying into an opportunity for activism
    After learning that an anonymous person used her profile picture to create a mean-spirited meme online, Kelly first tried to retrieve her image and stop the spread of the photo online. When those...
    Posted: August 22, 2013 5:20 PM
  • New Departments of Gender + Women's Studies, MCS

    From Scott Casper, Dean of CAHSS and Philip Rous, Provost
    To the UMBC Community: We are pleased to announce the establishment of two new academic departments in UMBC's College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: the Department of Gender and...
    Posted: August 15, 2013 4:46 PM
  • Dr. Kate Drabinski, GWST, writes cover story for City Paper

    What's so Funny 'bout Peace, Love, and BronyCon?
    What's so Funny 'bout Peace, Love, and BronyCon? Deep inside the perfectly normal world of grown men who love My Little Pony By...
    Posted: August 8, 2013 1:54 PM
  • Emek Ergun, GWST + LLC Graduate Student, Wins NWSA Award

    National Women's Studies Association Graduate Scholarship
    The National Women's Studies Association has selected Emek Ergun as their 2013 Graduate Student Scholarship recipient. The award goes to a student who will be engaged in the research or writing...
    Posted: August 8, 2013 1:52 PM