Women's and Gender Studies

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.


Professor Jun Lan

Date posted: November 3rd, 2014

The WGST Program would like to welcome Professor Jun Lan to CWRU for this academic year as a resident researcher in the discipline of Women’s and Gender Studies. Jun is Associate Professor of English at the School of Foreign Languages at Shaanxi Normal University in China. …Read more.


Spring Courses for 2015

WGST 201 – Introduction to Gender Studies MoWe 3:00 PM – 4:15PM Margaretmary Daley

WGST 228 – Sociology of Sexuality TuTh 4:30PM – 5:45 PM Staff

WGST 268 – Women in the Bible: Ethnographic Approaches to Rite and Ritual, Story, Song, and Art TuTh 1:15PM – 2:30 PM Judith Neulander

WGST 337 – Women in the Arab World TuTh 2:45 PM – 4:00PM Cheryl Toman

ENGL/WGST 345- Topics in LGBT Studies: Introduction to Queer Theory MW 9-10:15 AM Thomas Fountain

WGST 349 – The Arab World Experience March 7-15, 2015 Cheryl Toman

WGST 354 – Women in American History II TuTh 10:00 – 11:15 AM Renee Sentilles

WGST 370 – Women in Organizations Th 4:15 – 6:45 PM Susan Case

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