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The Feminist Studies community at UCSB stands in solidarity with everyone impacted by the atrocity on November 19 at ClubQ in Colorado Springs.

 Prof. Debanuj Dasgupta recently collaborated with the EngenderedArt, and the Center for LGBTQ Studies at the City University of New York.

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On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022, the faculty of the Department of Feminist Studies passed the following resolution:

 

"The core faculty of the Department of Feminist Studies urges the UCSB administration to pressure UCOP to resume good faith negotiations with the UAW, and to take seriously the bargaining position of the UC Graduate Student Associations. As faculty we recognize the work of graduate students, postdocs, and other academic student employees to be essential to the teaching and research mission of the University of California. We support fair wages and working conditions for all academic workers and hope that a disruptive strike can be avoided. The UC’s graduate student employee salary scale should be brought into line with that of our comparison institutions, and also include adjustments for inflation and the rapidly rising cost of living—especially housing costs—in California. Salary increases will not only help graduate student workers achieve a living wage, but will enable UC to better compete with comparison universities around the country for the best graduate students."

Doctoral student Vivi Valle interviewed in The Bottom Line 

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