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Women’s Committee

The Women’s Committee seeks to foster discussions of transnational feminist scholarship with an emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches to social justice. The Women’s Committee carries out advocacy, theory, and praxis through membership recruitment and placement, the selection of co-chairs, program planning, coalition building, and the administration of the Gloria E. Anzaldua Award for Independent Scholars, Contingent or Community College Faculty.

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New Committee Members

The ASA Women’s Committee cordially welcomes its new members! Thank you for your willingness to actively contribute to our mission! A heartfelt thank you to all outgoing committee members for their valuable contributions to the ASA Women’s Committee’s work!

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Come join the Women’s Committee at our sponsored events at the Washington, DC ASA Meeting

Come join the Women’s Committee at our sponsored events at the Washington, DC Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association, 20-24 November 2013!

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2013 Gloria Anzaldúa Award

The Women’s Committee of the American Studies Association is pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Gloria Anzaldúa Award

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Women’s Committee Breakfast, Saturday November 17th at 8am

Please join us for the Women’s Committee Breakfast on Saturday, November 17th at 8am. Our invited guest speaker, Professor Andrea Smith of The University of California, Riverside will present a talk entitled “The Gendered Dimensions of Empire and Resistance.”

We will also announce our winner of the Gloria E. Anzaldúa Award for Independent Scholars, Contingent or Community College Faculty.  Hosted by the American Studies Association, this award honors Anzaldúa’s outstanding career as an independent scholar and her labor as contingent faculty, along with her groundbreaking contributions to scholarship on women of color and to queer theory.

During the breakfast, we invite you to participate in our 2nd annual silent auction during the breakfast. Funds raised will help support the efforts of the committee.

This is a fantastic networking opportunity for faculty and graduate students. Tickets are available through the following link:

Women’s Breakfast

Please come and fellowship with colleagues and meet new ones at this important event.

Nicole Hodges Persley
Co-Chair, Women’s Committee

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