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 2016

WGST 201 – Introduction to Gender Studies TR J. Bostic 1:15-2:30 p.m.

WGST 257 – Women’s Histories in South Asia  MWF 4-4:50 p.m.A. Dasgupta

WGST 349 – The Arab World Experience TBA C. Toman

WGST 360 – Global Politics of Fertility, Family Planning, and Population Control  TR 1:15-2:30 p.m. L. Shi

WGST 363 – Gender and Sexuality in America TR 1:15-2:30 p.m. R. Sentiles


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