Upcoming Livestream Interview with Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw

Dr. Kimberle Crenshaw of UCLAExciting news! WGSS Visiting Professor Dr. Lyn Tjon Soei Len will be interviewing Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw next Tuesday, June 11th, 9am – 11am EST at the University of Amsterdam! Tune in then for the livestream to learn more about Dr. Crenshaw’s work with intersectionality and its importance for feminist activism, legal thought, and inclusion and equity.

For more information on the event, visit the University of Amsterdam Law School’s website.

Professor Wendy Smooth Appointed as Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

WGSS Professor Dr. Wendy SmoothDr. Wendy Smooth, Associate Professor in WGSS, has recently accepted the position of Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion! Her new role involves coordinating, promoting, and advising on diversity and and inclusion initiatives across the College of Arts and Sciences. Working alongside college leadership, administrative staff, and academic departments and schools, she will represent the Arts and Sciences at university-wide meetings related to diversity and inclusion.

During the three-year appointment, Dr. Smooth will maintain her position in the WGSS department and will teach the class Black Women: Representations, Politics, and Power (WGSST 4402) this autumn.

Congratulations Dr. Smooth!