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Julie Shayne receives UW Distinguished Teaching Award

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IAS faculty member and GWSS faculty coordinator Julie Shayne has received the Distinguished Teaching Award for 2019. The Distinguished Teaching Award is given annually to seven faculty members: five from the Seattle campus and one each from UW Bothell and UW Tacoma. Recipients are chosen based on a variety of criteria, including mastery of the subject matter; enthusiasm and innovation in the teaching and learning process; ability to engage students both within and outside the classroom; ability to ...

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Julie Shayne organizes panel on the lecturer track/tenure track hierarchy

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IAS faculty member, and Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) coordinator, Julie Shayne, was asked to organize a panel discussion about the lecturer track/tenure track hierarchy at this year's Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) conference in Denver, Colorado. Her session was called “Upsetting the Tenure/Non-Tenure Track Hierarchy: An Interactive Conversation” and it was based on a blog post she wrote for ...

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Students learn about transforming activist learning into social justice careers

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On January 23, UW Bothell hosted the event “Transform Activist Learning Into A Social Justice Career,” a panel discussion, networking event, and resource fair. Co-sponsored by Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS), the Diversity Center, and Career Services, this gathering featured the voices of four professionals working in the social justice arena, three of whom are UW Bothell alumni, who discussed how they’ve translated their values and skills into meaningful careers.

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Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (GWSS) faculty present at the annual National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference

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GWSS faculty organized sessions, presented papers, and celebrated their new book at the annual NWSA conference in Atlanta, Georgia. GWSS faculty coordinator Julie Shayne organized a session called “The Permanence of the Feminist Classroom: Murals, Archives, and Films.” On this panel she presented a paper called “Feminist Pedagogy + Feminist Knowledge Production = Feminist Archives” about the Feminist Community Archive of WA (FCA-WA) project she co-created and grows through her class “Histories and Movements of Gender and Sexuality” (BISGWS 302), offered this winter. Alka Kurian was also ...

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Julie Shayne blogs about having “senior” status without tenure in academia

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Julie Shayne, faculty coordinator of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies wrote her third blog piece for Conditionally Accepted about what it means to be considered senior faculty while on the lecturer track. In it she argues that while senior in rank within IAS there are still stark material, cultural, and structural differences that subordinate even senior lecturers to junior faculty on the tenure track. In the piece, she was asked to offer recommendations that other universities might take up to rectify the inequities. She ...

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