Carmen Elena L'Annunziata Monge Receives Award
Congratulations to Carmen Elena L'Annunziata Monge for being selected as the 2014-2015 Best Master's Thesis Award winner!    The Award committee unanimously agreed that the research: “The Discursive Production of the Anchor Baby: (re)Animating and (re)Articulating the Colonial Past in the Neoliberal Present​" deserves the award due to the importance and urgency of the subject matter. 
Fri, 05/29/2015 - 14:08
UA-SIROW's Nina Rabin Publishes

The University of Arizona- Southwest Institute for Research On Women's Nina Rabin has recently published an article titled: Ever the Protectors, Moms Seeking Asylum Need Protection, Too.

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:00
SIROW Film Premier a Success
The University of Arizona- Southwest Institute for Research On Women would like to thank attendees for attending the premiere of Not Your Usual Bedtime Story on Sunday! We greatly appreciate you taking time out of your weekend to participate in the poster session and join us for the screening. It was wonderful to receive so much support fromour community.   The film can be found on the following sites, and will also be available on SIROW's website. YouTube: Not Your... Read more
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:55
Dr. Rosi Andrade Publishes

The University of Arizona - Southwest Institute for Research On Women's (UA-SIROW) Rosi Andrade was recently published on Her story, In Mexico, Domestic Workers' Story is Rags to Rags discusses one of Mexico's most often overlooked populations. To view the article, CLICK HERE.

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 08:13
"Not Your Usual Bedtime Story" Premieres

The University of Arizona Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW)’s Sex Ed Cinema Project is premiered Not Your Usual Bedtime Story, a short film exploring sexual health, created by and for teens!* at The Loft Cinema on Sunday, May 17th 2015.

This free community event recognized the efforts of the five youth project leaders behind the film's development and celebrate the release of the film and accompanying educational toolkit as a free and publicly...

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Thu, 04/30/2015 - 08:24
SIROW Thesis Award

The Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) offers an annual prize of $350 to University of Arizona students in any discipline who complete a master’s level thesis or an equivalent master’s project on a topic related to women and children. Only projects completed within the current academic year (2014-2015) will be considered for this award.

Submit an abstract and one chapter of your thesis that in your judgment best represents the contribution and scholarship of your...

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Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:48
Project ANCHOR Trending

The University of Arizona- Southwest Institute for Research On Women (SIROW) and it new ANCHOR Project was recently highlighted by UANews. The story can be found HERE. Reach ANCHOR's project page HERE

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:07
Fleeing Violence, Finding Prison

SIROW would like to invite you to a special event on Thursday, April 23, Fleeing Violence, Finding Prison: A Panel Discussion of the Treatment of Migrant Women in Flight from Domestic Violence in the U.S. Immigration System.

The event will be a panel discussion by three inspiring and deeply knowledgeable advocates:

Karen Musalo, Professor of Law, UC Hastings and Director, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, who has done groundbreaking work establishing domestic... Read more
Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:29
SIROW Releases iTEAM Research Briefs

The University of Arizona - Southwest Institute for Reseach On Women (UA-SIROW) has released two research briefs stemming from its iTEAM project. The first, titled Research Brief Series I: General Description of LGBTQQ Individuals in AZ,  describes the demographic infomration of LGBTQQ individuals enrolled in the iTEAM project. The second, titled  Research Brief Series II: Harassment & Abuse of LGBTQQ Individuals in AZ, provides a description of the recency and typology...

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Wed, 04/01/2015 - 09:47
Miranda Joseph Endowed Lecture featuring Dr. Paul Amar

The Institute for LGBT Studies is presenting its fifth annual Miranda Joseph Endowed Lecture featuring Dr. Paul Amar, who will be speaking on sexuality and the police state on March 26 at 6pm at the Center for Creative Photography. Food and a reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public.

To view a flyer for this event, click HERE. A link for more event information can be found here:

For any additional information, please contact...

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Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:23