IAS News

Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies launches in an exciting half-day event!

Illustration by Julio Salgado, commissioned by the #Health4All campaign

On Wednesday October 26, 2016 IAS’s newest degree was launched and celebrated. The event was held on the top floor of the ARC and began at 11:30am with a meet-and-greet where attendees met student activists, learned about campus resources that will support their Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) extra-curricular activities, like the Office of Undergraduate Research, and browsed the UWB Bookstore’s GWSS themed book exhibit. Attendees were treated to ...

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Kari Lerum Publishes "Should Prostitution be Decriminalized?"

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IAS faculty member Kari Lerum published “Should prostitution be decriminalized?” at The Conversation in partnership with PBS’ “Point Taken.” The essay was posted at PBS as recommended reading material for a debate on “Should paying for sex be a crime?” In this opinion piece Lerum argues ...

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Kari Lerum Publishes in the Sage Encyclopedia of GLBTQ Studies

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IAS faculty member Kari Lerum published an essay on “Sex Work and Criminalization” in the recently released Sage Encyclopedia of GLBTQ Studies. Lerum’s entry explains why sex work is an important topic for GLBTQ studies, including ...

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Kari Lerum Co-Edits Special Section of Articles on Sex Work and Human Trafficking

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IAS faculty member Kari Lerum is co-editor of a special section of articles on Sex Work and Human Trafficking in the journal Sociological Perspectives. The section includes ...

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Kari Lerum and Julie Shayne Speak on International Women’s Day Panel

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UW Bothell’s Student Engagement and Activities organized an International Women’s Day event to “celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women around the world.” IAS faculty members Kari Lerum and Julie Shayne were invited to speak about their own activism and scholarship regarding women and feminism. They led a lively exchange about ...

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