Dr. Wendy Smooth, associate professor in WGSS, has recently received the Larry M. Lewellen Award for Distinguished Service from the Council of Graduate Students!
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Hysterical! Women in American Comedy, co-edited by WGSS professor Linda Mizejewski, was selected for the Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited Book in Feminist Studies in Popular and American Culture!
Jonathan Branfman, Ph.D. candidate with the WGSS department, was recently awarded a 2017-2018 Presidential Fellowship!
This summer, a small group of OSU students, including several of our own WGSS students, took a trip to New York City to attend the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, which is hosted in different cities throughout each year. Facilitated by affiliate English Professors Wendy Hesford and Amy Shuman, and WGSS Professor Jennifer Suchland, the group attended film screenings, discussions, and talk-backs with directors of the films. They also visited a number of relevant locations while visiting, including Ground Zero, the African Burial Ground National Monument, the Stonewall National Monument, and several sites in Harlem.
Juno Salazar Parreñas recently discussed her forthcoming book, Decolonizing Extinction: The Work of Care in Orangutan Rehabilitation, with Berlin-based sound artists Island Songs (Nicolas Perret and Sylvia Ploner) for German radio station Savvy Funk's special broadcast for the 14th documenta international contemporary art festival, which takes place in the German city of Kassel every 5 years.