Volume 1

Welcome to Wild Tongue, Volume I

Dear friends, feminists, allies, and accomplices, Welcome to the first volume of the Wild Tongue Annual Newsletter presented by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at the University of Connecticut! We are publishing this newsletter in a moment that, for many of us, is filled with heartache, anxiety, fear, and uncertainty. A moment that […]

Thank You, Professor Ingrid Semaan!

  After fourteen years of remarkable leadership Ingrid Semaan is stepping down as director of the WGSS program at the Stamford Campus. Her Stamford colleagues are happy to know that she will continue to teach and mentor in WGSS and Sociology while also pursuing new research projects. Her many awards from students, community organizations and […]

Statement on Racial Injustice and Ending White Supremacy

Statement from Centers, Institutes, and Programs on Racial Injustice and Ending White Supremacy June 2020 We, the faculty and staff of the interdisciplinary Centers, Institutes, and Programs, stand together to express our shock, our heartbreak, and our outrage at the horrific and senseless killing of George Floyd and the ongoing violence against Black people. George […]

2020 Award Recipients

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program is proud to present annual awards to undergraduate and graduate students whose scholarship, activism, art, teaching, and involvement on campus make critical feminist contributions to the WGSS Program and the UConn community at-large. Congratulations to our 2020 award winners! Feminist Praxis Award: Shamayeta Bhattacharya Shamayeta Bhattacharya is a […]