PRIVATE VIOLENCE featuring Kit Gruelle receives national exposure
Feb 6, 2014
“Private Violence,” a film featuring Kit Gruelle, long-time advocate against intimate partner violence in North Carolina and ASU graduate in Sociology and Women’s Studies (2012), was screened and reviewed at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival held in Park City, Utah.The film was also reviewed in Variety magazine, an honor in itself.Most recently Kit and filmmaker Cynthia Hill were interviewed by Amy Goodman on “Democracy Now.”Congratulations to Kit Gruelle and Cynthia Hill on the recent exposure...
Congratulations: Women's Studies December 2013 Graduates!
Feb 4, 2014
Women's Studies is proud to congratulate the following students who graduated from the program in December 2013:Victoria Wright earned a BA in Women's Studies.J. Eric Mathis earned a Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies and his MA in History
Pakistani and American students discover their similarities during exchange program
Jan 28, 2014
Young Pakistani students, Appalachian State University students and Watauga County public school students spent some time together recently and found they were more similar than dissimilar despite living worlds apart.Elaine J. O'Quinn, a professor in Appalachian's Department of English and advocate for the girls' studies minor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies, facilitated the sessions.Read the whole story here.Pakistani students, Appalachian State University students...
Assistant Professor of Leadership & Education Studies Dr. Stephanie Troutman was featured in The Feminist Wire's "Introducing" series on January 8, 2014. Congratulations, Dr. Troutman!Introducing: Stephanie Troutman
Dr. David Orvis wins the Strickland Outstanding Young Faculty Award
Jan 16, 2014
Congratulations to Dr. David Orvis, assitant professor and Women's Studied affiliated faculty, on winning the William C. Strickland Outstanding Young Faculty Award! It is very well deserved for his outstanding teaching, scholarship, and service to the English department. The William C. Strickland Award honors the assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences who has made significant contribution to the intellectual life of the University. Dr. William C. Strickland, for whom the award...
As of July 1, 2013, the Women's Studies program will be a constituent program within the newly-formed Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies, in the College of Arts & Sciences. The other programs in the new department will be Global Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies. Our offices will remain in the Living Learning Center and we will continue to offer the B.A. in Women's Studies, the Minors in Girls' Studies, LGBT Studies, and Women's Studies, and the Graduate Certificate in...
Dr. O'Quinn Receives UNC Board of Governor's Award for Teaching
Mar 18, 2012
Elaine O'Quinn, a professor in English and Women's Studies, has been awarded the UNC Board of Governor's Award for Teaching Excellence. For details, see http://www.news.appstate.edu/2012/03/15/elaine-o%E2%80%99quinn/
Women's Studies faculty member named I.G. Greer Distinguished Professor in History
Oct 31, 2011
Dr. Lynne Getz, Professor of History and member of the Women's Studies faculty at ASU, has been named the I.G. Greer Distinguished Professor in History for 2011-2013. Read more at:
Dr. Kim Q. Hall, Professor of Philosophy and member of the Women's Studies faculty has a new edited volume, Feminist Disability Studies (2011, Indiana University Press) in print. Click the link below for an interview with Dr. Hall.