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Executive Officer Search

Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), a nonprofit organization, is currently seeking an experienced professional for the position of Executive Officer. This full-time position, which works for and reports to Council, will support the work of SWS and its feminist mission. Interested individuals are encouraged to email a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references to: [email protected].

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Meetings Update

Summer Meeting 2016

Winter Meeting 2017

Save the Date! The 2017 Winter Meeting will be held Thurs. Feb. 9 – Sun. Feb 12, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque.

On Our Bookshelf

“New Maternalisms”: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable) (2016): Roksana Badruddoja and Maki Motapanyane’s book explores the perceptions of those who engage in and/or research motherwork or the labour of caregiving – i.e. mothers. …read more

Power Interrupted: Antiracist and Feminist Activism inside the United Nations (2016): Sylvanna M. Falcón’s book redirects the conversation about UN-based feminist activism toward UN forums on racism. …read more

Labor of Love: Gestational Surrogacy and the Work of Making Babies (2016): Heather Jacobson offers the first book-length examination of gestational surrogacy in the United States in Labor of Love. …read more

Violence against Queer People (2015): Drawing on interviews with forty-seven victims of violence, Meyer shows that LGBT people encounter significantly different forms of violence—and perceive that violence quite differently—based on their race, class, and gender. …read more

 

 

 

 

 

Gender & Society

Gender & Society features original feminist research and book reviews from diverse social science disciplines. Consistently ranked as a top journal in both Gender Studies and Sociology, the journal has almost 10,000 subscribers, with more than half of those located outside the United States. See the G&S blog here!

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SWS
University of Kansas
Department of Sociology
1415 Jayhawk Blvd. Rm 716
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-9405

Executive Officer Joey Sprague, [email protected]

Administrative Officer Whitney Denning, [email protected]

Administrative Assistant Lucie Costanza, [email protected]