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Congratulations to Madi Scull on the defense of their BPhil, "Barriers, Boundaries, and Borders: An Investigation into Transgender Experiences within Medical Institutions"

Congratulations to Madi Scull, who successfully defended their Bachelor of Philosophy thesis, "Barriers, Boundaries, and Borders: An Investigation into Transgender Experiences within Medical Institutions" on April 5, 2019. Graduating this spring from Communication; Sociology; and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies; Madi is the second Communication major to earn the Bachelor of Philosophy honors degree at Pitt.  

Dr. Julie Beaulieu Wins Bellet Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to GSWS lecturer Dr. Julie Beaulieu on winning a 2019 Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Award! 

The annual award recognizes outstanding and innovative teaching in undergraduate studies in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.

Learn more about this year's recipients here.

Announcing the new minor in LGBTQ and Critical Sexuality Studies

As of this Spring 2019, undergraduates may now enroll in a brand new minor: LGBTQ and Critical Sexuality Studies. 

Faculty, Staff, Students Honored at 2019 Iris Marion Young Awards

Dighan Kelly, Medha Kadri, Crystal McCormick Ware, and Kari Kokka were honored at the University Club on January 17 as the 2019 winners of the Iris Marion Young Awards for Political Engagement, bestowed each year by the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, in recognition of faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduates who work to promote justice in the University, at the local or natio

GSWS accepting applications for Lecturer in Gender and Science through February 22

The Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) Program at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-stream 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.  

Iris Marion Young Award Nominations Due December 15

Nominations for this year's Iris Marion Young Awards (Staff, Faculty, Graduate, and Undergraduate) are welcome through December 15.  View the Call for Nominations here.

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-stream 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.

Support LGBTQIA+ Research & Outreach at Pitt

Dear Alumni/ae and Friends of Pitt’s Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) Program:

GSWS Director Todd Reeser Awarded International Fellowship

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme has awarded Pitt faculty member Todd Reeser a senior residential fellowship based at the Collegium de Lyon, an interdisciplinary research center in Lyon, France.

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