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Women, Gender & Sexuality is an interdisciplinary program in which students study gender and sexualities with an emphasis on transnational perspectives.


By examining social issues, literary, scientific, and historical materials, students develop a critical, socially engaged sense of how gender and/or sexualities shape and are shaped by the world around them. Topics range from women’s political participation to body politics to lesbian/gay parenting and transgender concerns.  Courses currently being offered focus on women's media, literature, and art, women in sports, queer theory, gender politics, and LGBTQ Studies.

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WGS Associate Professor, Geeta Patel, is organizing an opportunity to study in India for Spring... read more

The Women, Gender & Sexuality Program has added two concentrations to the WGS major and... read more

WGS 2559 Adolescent Girls and Sustainable Development  January 5-14, 2016

With ... read more

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