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WGSS Receives 1M Mellon Grant!

The Mellon Foundation awarded WGSS with a 1M grant that will boost Transgender Studies at KU.

WGSS Recieves 1M Mellon Grant

The Mellon Foundation awarded WGSS with a 1M grant that will boost Transgender Studies at KU.

Two WGSS PhD Alums have now published books!

Congrats to Corinne Schwarz and Jo Kipgen! In Policing Victimhood: Human Trafficking, Frontline Work, and the Carceral State, Schwarz examines critical issues in crime and society.

'Masculine Pregnancies' Reveals Literary Relationship Between Artistic Creation and Procreation

LAWRENCE — Pregnancy has traditionally been seen as among the most “feminine” traits. A new book argues that not only is this perspective changing, but it’s also been a contested viewpoint in literature for more than a century.

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New Book Network Podcast explores new book by Akiko Takeyama

In a world dominated by the notion of autonomy, free choice, and consent, Akiko Takeyama takes us on a thought-provoking journey into the heart of Japan's adult video industry in her groundbreaking book, Involuntary Consent, The Illusion o

New York Book Review Features Nick Syrett

The Trials of Madame Restell: Nineteenth-Century America’s Most Infamous Female Physician and the Campaign to Make Abortion a Crime by Nicholas L. Syrett

Two KU Doctoral Students Receive Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Award

LAWRENCE — Two doctoral candidates at the University of Kansas have been awarded the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award, receiving a combined $92,000 to conduct research in South America.

Trans Identity and Catalan Independence Share Key Perspectives, Research Finds

LAWRENCE – When Marta Vicente was researching various aspects of transgender identity, one surprising word kept coming up: colonialism.

Lawrence Times Highlights Ayesha Hardison's Work with History of Black Writing

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