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A Drag Yoga Session facilitated by Jackalin Paradise (Kewal Hausmann) opened the 24th Annual Conference on Emerging Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies on March 31, 2017

May 2

“This is about resistance:” The Feminist Revisions of Alicia Gaspar de Alba

  4:00 PM
  Benson Latin American Collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room

May 10

CWGS Annual Awards Celebration

  11:30 AM
  3rd Floor Dean's Office in Gebauer (GEB)


The mission of the Center for Women’s & Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin is to create committed communities that address the challenges faced in the areas of gender, sexuality, diversity, and equity.
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Dr. Susan Sage Heinzelman
With faculty from the university’s 18 colleges and schools, CWGS offers an undergraduate degree, an interdisciplinary master’s degree, two dual degree master’s programs with the university's School of Information and Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and a graduate portfolio program.
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