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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.


Speaker Series

Date posted: September 21st, 2016

Sara Hanaburgh, Assistant Professor of French, of St. John’s University (Queens, NY) will be speaking on African-language literature and the digital humanities on Friday, September 30, 2016 in Clark Hall 309 at 12:45 p.m. …Read more.

Screening of Oriented on September 7, 2016

Date posted: August 19th, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, LGBT Center, Middle Eastern Cultural Association and Social Justice Institute will present a screening of the documentary film Oriented on Wednesday, Sept. …Read more.


 Spring 2017 Course Offering



Women and Men in Organizations-ORBH 370/WGST 370 



Fall 2016 Classes

WGST 268 – Women in the Bible: Ethnographic Approaches to Rite and Ritual, Story, Song, and Art
TR 1-2:15 p.m.

WGST 312 – Women in the Ancient World
TR 10-11:15 a.m.

WGST 326 – Gender, Inequality, and Globalization
TR 11:30-12:45 p.m.

WGST 346 – Women and Politics
MW 12:45-2 p.m.

WGST 353 – Women in American History I
MWF 11:40-12:30 p.m.

WGST 365 – Gender and Sex Differences: Cross-cultural Perspective
TR 4-5:15 p.m.

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