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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, and gender politics.  A new course, Introduction to LGBTQ Studies is offered for the first time in 2012-2013.

 

News & Announcements

The University’s Women, Gender and Sexuality program added two new faculty members to their staff for the fall, Miranda Waggoner and Doug Meyer.
 
See the full story in the Cavalier Daily.