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

Fri
Jan
16
First spring-term Steering Committee Meeting Learn More >
Fri
Jan
16
Embodiment Conference Planning Committee Meeting Learn More >
Fri
Jan
23
Work in Progress Discussion: 'A Feminist Cultural Studies Approach to Yoga: Co-optation or Counter Hegemonic Embodiment?' Learn More >
Thu
Jan
29
Lecture: "Noble Wounds and the Surgeon King: Mediated Embodiments in Early Modern France" Learn More >
Mon
Feb
09
Student Research Fund Applications Due Learn More >
Tue
Feb
10
GSWS Instructor Applications Due Learn More >
 

News

Global LGBTQ Literature: NEW COURSE IN FALL

GSWS will be offering a new course in fall term 2015 on Global LGBTQ Literature.

The course will fufill the Global and the Literature gen eds in the Dietrich School. 

Also on the docket for fall 2015: Masculinities; Global Feminisms; Sex and Sexualities. 

Grad seminars on offer: Theories of Gender and Sexuality [Prof. Brush]; Gender and Affect [Prof. Glazener].

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Announcing the First Annual Undergraduate Sexuality Studies Symposium

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!

Conference on Reproductive Health, Rights, Access and Action
The Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program is organizing an inter-disciplinary conference on reproductive health, rights, access and action, to take place at the University of Pittsburgh on Friday, March 20th, 2015.

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