Upcoming CSW Office Closures

The CSW offices will be closed for Faculty/Staff Administrative Days on Friday, March 16 and Thursday, March 29.

Reflections on Sara Ahmed’s Work: On Being Indebted

CSW hosted a talk and graduate seminar with Sara Ahmed on February 13, 2018, and we have invited to graduate students who participated in the seminar to reflect on their experiences for our blog. Read Tony Wei Ling’s post, “On Being Indebted.”

Lucid Noon, Sunset Blush: Femme Supremacy and the Politics of Wandering

CSW Travel Grant recipient Elizabeth Dayton reflects on representations of sex workers and femme sexuality in Alli Logout’s film Lucid Noon, Sunset Blush.

2018 Student Award Deadlines

CSW offers awards and grants to UCLA students who conduct research on women, gender, and sexuality. Deadlines for our student funding opportunities are coming up! Application materials for awards and fellowships are due on April 2, 2018. Applications for Travel Grants are due on April 16, 2018.

Edible Feminisms Panel Video Now Available Online!

If you missed Edible Feminisms on February 1, 2018, check out our video of the exciting panel discussion that took place that day! Featuring Tanya Fields (The BLK Projek), Lisa “Tiny” Gray-Garcia (Poor Magazine), Rick Nahmias (Food Forward), Heather Paxson (MIT), and Kyla Wazana Tompkins (Pomona College).

CSW Award-Winner Johanna Kirk on the Gendered Choreographies of Pre-Natal Dance

Choreographer and PhD student Johanna Kirk studies choreographies related to women’s experiences of pregnancy. It asks what these dances mean and do for individuals while pregnant and later in life, and it considers how these dances reveal or influence the extent to which participants consider, value, and identify with their reproductive bodies. She received a CSW travel grant in support of her research on pre-natal dance.