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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.

Gender/Child Conference Program Available

The program draft is now available:

Women’s History Month Tours at Heinz Memorial Chapel

Monday through Friday at 12:00pm and 3:00pm, March 2018

Fall '18: New Gender/Sexuality LLC

In partnership with the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) Program, this LLC provides students with gender-neutral housing as well as the opportunity to participate in both programming and a one-credit course on LGBTQIA+ communities. Students in this community will share a floor section and bathroom with students of all gender-identities and have a resident assistant (RA) who is focused on supporting an inclusive community. During the fall semester of their first year in the LLC, students will be required to enroll in GSWS0002: LGBTQIA+ Communities, taught by Prof.

Call for Proposals: Undergraduate Symposium on Children and Childhood

  • Are you writing a seminar paper that discusses children/childhood?
  • Do you have a paper or project from a previous class that you would like to share?
  • Are you working on a project related to children/childhood that you would like to share with a wider audience?

AF Jenny Johnson, poete extraordinaire

Affiliated Faculty Member, known for her queer poetry, has just been featured on the cover of Poets and Writers magazine (and on the inside of the magazine too):

GSWS Spring 2018 Events

The GSWS Spring 2018 Events Calendar has been released!  View the printable PDF calendar here, or visit our web calendar to browse this semester's exciting lineup of Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies programming.

Fall ’18 Grad Seminar: “Intersectionality Today” (GSWS2240)

Prof. Melanie Hughes

Tuesday 2:30-5:00 

Iris Marion Young Award Winners on Pittwire

This year's Iris Marion Young Award Winners have been featured in Pittwire's Accolades!  Read the story here:

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