We must ask ourselves, over and again, “How can feminist theorists, organizers, and activists today work together to create fair and just discourses and practices that will make us more free, and just what do we mean by ‘free’?”
Prof. Beauchamp Receives 2017 Sylvia Rivera Award
Prof. Toby Beauchamp's essay ("When Things Don't Add Up: Transgender Bodies and the Mobile Borders of Biometrics") in Trans Studies: The Challenge to Hetero/ Homo Normativities, has been awarded the 2017 Sylvia Rivera Award in Transgender Studies from the Center of Lesbian and Gay Studies. The Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS) was founded in 1991 as the first university-based research center in the United States dedicated to the study of historical, cultural, and political issues of vital concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals and communities.
Christine Peralta from the Department of History was awarded the Ferber for her dissertation proposal, "Medical Modernity: Rethinking U.S. Colonial Practices in the Philippines and the Health Work of Non-elite Women (1870-1948)".