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Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to think critically and creatively by employing gender as a primary category of analysis. The program is set up to examine a variety of issues of specific interest to women and of general interest to scholars of gender studies across a variety of diverse cultural and historical settings.


In Memoriam

Date posted: August 9th, 2017

It is with great sadness that the Women’s and Gender Studies Program announces the premature death of Dr. Rula Quawas, our esteemed partner in Jordan for the course WGST 349: The Arab World Experience. …Read more.

The Department of Political Science welcomes Professor YuJung (Julia) Lee- Visiting Assistant Professor Fall 2017

Date posted: July 19th, 2017

The Department of Political Science welcomes Professor YuJung (Julia) Lee, this fall.  Professor Lee comes from the George HW Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, where she offered courses in Comparative Asian Political Economy, the Politics of Development in South Asia, and Quantitative Methods, among others.   …Read more.


WGST Speaker Series 2017

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:00pm Guilford Parlor (reception at 3:30pm ) Professor Judith Grant, of Ohio University will speak on “Structuralism in Simone de Beauvoir’s Second Sex”

Fall 2017 Classes

WGST  257 – Women’s Histories in South Asia
MW 12:45-2 p.m.

WGST 318 – History of Black Women in the U.S.
W 2:15-4:45 p.m.

WGST 325 – Philosophy of Feminism
MW 4:50-6:05 p.m.

WGST 339 – Black Women and Religion
W 4:25-6:55 p.m.

WGST 353 – Women in American History I

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