Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies | Explore the Changing Roles of Gender
University of Pittsburgh

About the Program

The University of Pittsburgh Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program is committed to promoting feminist and LGBTQIA activism, pedagogy, and scholarship that engage with the larger local, national, and global communities. Program offerings provide opportunities for students and faculty to explore the historical development, cultural variations, and changing representations of gender and sexuality as they organize identities, interactions, and institutions and intersect in complex ways with sex, race, class, ethnicity, ability, age, religion, and nation. Learn More >


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GSWS Certificate Student Presents Doctoral Research at Public Panel in Buenos Aires, Argentina

María Lis Baiocchi, a GSWS doctoral certificate student from the Department of Anthropology, was an invited speaker at a public panel on Migration and Care Work in Argentina, where on October 30th 2018 she presented a paper entitled "Affective Capital and Labor Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers." The panel was organized by the Study Group on Migra

GSWS Seeking Lecturer in Gender and Science

The Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) Program at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-steam lecturer position in the area of gender and science.

Pending budgetary approval, the position will begin in fall 2019 with an initial three-year contract, with the possibility of obtaining renewable three-year contracts after satisfactory performance reviews.

GSWS Funds Graduate Research on “Cut-Throat Women” Horror Filmmakers

by Sonia Lupher, PhD student in Film and Media Studies and English

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