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  • Fifty Years of the Immigration and Nationality Act

    Reflections from Dr. Amy Bhatt and co-author Dr Nalini Iyer
    "This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 (also referred to as the Hart-Cellar Act). This landmark legislation was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson...
    Posted: January 8, 2015 10:31 AM
  • Forgotten Baltimore Stories on Marc Steiner Show

    Told by students in "Place and Public History in Baltimore"
    Dr. Kate Drabinski (Senior Lecturer, Gender and Women's Studies) and Dr. Nicole King (Associate Professor, American Studies) co-taught "Place and Public History in Baltimore" a Humanities Scholars...
    Posted: January 8, 2015 10:19 AM
  • Dr. Kate Drabinski on Marc Steiner Show

    Discusses male entitlement, misogyny, violence against women
    In response to the tragic shootings in Santa Barbara, California, WEAA’s The Marc Steiner Show hosted a segment discussing issues of male entitlement, misogyny and violence against women after...
    Posted: June 2, 2014 12:02 PM
  • 2014 GWST Student Awards

    The Gender and Women's Studies Department chose six outstanding graduating seniors to receive annual awards from the department. The awards were presented by Dr. Carole McCann, GWST Professor and...
    Posted: May 16, 2014 3:34 PM
  • GWST affiliate faculty, Dr. Rebecca Adelman, publishes book

    Beyond the Checkpoint
    Rebecca Adelman, assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication Studies and affiliate assistant professor in the Department of Gender + Women's Studies, has published a new book,...
    Posted: May 16, 2014 3:06 PM
  • 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 reviewed her...
    Posted: August 28, 2013 10:45 AM