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 >

Events

Thu
Mar
05
Lecture for Students: 'The Women's Movement Community in Pittsburgh: Exploring the Intersection of Feminist, Race and Labor Movements' Learn More >
Fri
Mar
06
Due Date: Abstracts for Undergraduate Sexuality Studies Symposium Learn More >
Tue
Mar
17
Lecture: "Erotic Passions: the Spanish Transition and the Early Work of Bigas Luna" Learn More >
Fri
Mar
20
Conference on Reproductive Health, Access, and Action Learn More >
Tue
Mar
24
Grad/Faculty Colloquium on "Sexual Discretion: Black Masculinity and the Politics of Passing" Learn More >
Wed
Mar
25
Lecture: "From Fairytale Hip-Hop to Ferguson USA: A Canon of Prejudice" Learn More >
 

News

The David C. Frederick Scholarship - $10,000 in tuition support for rising juniors and seniors

NEW $10,000 David C. Scholarship

Deadline: Wednesday, March 18th

April 6th: “Fracking is a Feminist Issue: Women Confronting Fossil Fuels and Petrochemicals in an Age of Climate Emergency”

Monday, April 6, 7–8:30 p.m. William Pitt Union, Assembly Room Speaker: Sandra Steingraber, ecologist and author This lecture will explore the role of women in the construction of knowledge about the risks of extreme fossil fuel extraction, gender disparities in the distribution of economic costs and benefits, the disproportionate burden of harm that women experience when their communities become targeted for oil and gas extraction, and the rise of women leaders in the antifracking movement.

Conference on Reproductive Health, Rights, Access and Action

Friday, March 20th, 2015, 8:30am-3:30pm, University Club, Ballroom A

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