Welcome to WGSS

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program draws on the humanities, arts, and social and physical sciences to explore the broad range of intellectual questions concerning the social location of women and men and the ways in which gender and sexuality are embedded in and structure our everyday lives. Students are exposed to an ever-evolving body of knowledge that includes a focus on how gender and sexuality relate to other axes of power and identity, including race, class, and ethnicity. The WGSS program offers an undergraduate minor and a graduate certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. We have many opportunities for students, faculty, and scholars. WGSS and the College of Social Sciences and Humanities is the home of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society


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InterseXions Launch Party

Join the Introduction to WGSS students for the launch of their magazine! This magazine is a cumulative project for the class and is entirely student written, designed, and edited. There will be food, drinks, and a chance to talk to the creators of the magazine.


Neighborhood Matters Screening: Reel in the Closet

Join Neighborhood Matters for a screening of the film Reel in the Closet and a panel discussion with special guest Lee West.


The WGSS Fall 2016 newsletter is now available. Check it out to see highlights from last semester and exciting upcoming events and initiatives.

Check out the magazine created by the Fall 2015 Intro to WGSS course!