Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

As a student in the  Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program you will learn to critically assess the historical and social context and meanings attached to the categories of “man” and “woman” as well as the importance of gender identities that exist outside and beyond that dichotomy. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to examine systematically the role and politics of sexuality and to interrogate the discriminatory practices disadvantaging those who reject or fall outside of compulsory heteronormativity. Our program sponsors student engagement on issues central to feminism, promotes equality for all people regardless of the way they express their gender or sexuality, and nurtures academic research and scholarly inquiry that supports these core values.

Coming Up...What You Need To Know For 2016!

  • 2016 Upcoming events:

         September 27, Noon - 1:15pm - Brown Bag Reading and Discussion with Deena Linnett, BRNG 1284

         October 26, 5:00pm - Disability Studies presents:  Rabia Belt, J.D. PhD., STEW 202

         November 1, Noon - 1:15pm - Brown Bag featuring Susan Curtis, BRNG 1284

         November 10, 4:30pm - MARS Symposium with Guido Ruggiero, MATH 175

    2017 Upcoming events:

          March:  International Women's Day Activities

                9th, 6:30pm - Nina Davuluri, Loeb Playhouse

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