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Feminist Research Institute

Upcoming Events

FRI Lecture Series

The keepers of plants: Women, healing, and plant-human relationships in New Mexico

Apr 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
Apr 11, 2019 - 01:00pm
Mariko Thomas, Ph.D. Candidate, Communication and Journalism
SUB Cherry/Silver

Recent News/Announcements


Spring 2019: Graduate Student Paper Prize 2019

Posted: Feb 25, 2019 - 11:53pm

The FRI Graduate Student Paper Prize is awarded to an original paper written by a University of New Mexico graduate student who is working toward an MA, PhD, or professional degree.The author of the prize-winning paper will receive a $300 award. The recipient will give a public reading of the paper in the Fall semester, or whenever is most convenient for presenter and FRI.

Essays will be judged on the use of Feminist, Queer, Critical Race, or Critical Indigenous approach to analyze topics related to gender or sexuality; the quality and clarity of writing; originality; and effective use of primary source material where applicable.

Due: March 20, 2019 @ 5pm MST

For detailed information, please visit this webpage.


Spring 2019: Graduate Student Research Grant

Posted: Feb 25, 2019 - 11:50pm

The Feminist Research Institute accepts applications for graduate student research and travel grants in the spring semester. Grants of up to $1000 each will be awarded every Spring. These small grants are intended to support Feminist, Queer, Critical Race, or Critical Indigenous scholarship related to gender or sexuality. Proposals to support dissertation and thesis-related research are particularly encouraged. The grants may be used to support travel expenses and materials related to research projects, but may not be used for travel to conferences and research presentations.

Deadline: March 20, 2019 by 5pm MST

For detailed information, please visit this webpage.

Our Mission

The Feminist Research Institute is dedicated to the production of scholarship on women, gender, and sexuality, and to the creation of intellectual community among feminist scholars at UNM. UNM has a large number of feminist faculty and graduate students, and the Institute offers an opportunity to meet and work with others both within and across disciplines.