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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:

“Gender and Science” Lecturer Job Opening in GSWS

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 2018 with an initial three-year contract, with the possibility of obtaining renewable three-year contracts after satisfactory performance reviews.

Iris Marion Young Award Nominations Open through October 6

Nominations for this year's Iris Marion Young Awards (Staff, Faculty, Graduate, and Undergraduate) are welcome through October 6.  View the Call for Nominations here.

Spring term '17 graduate seminars:

GSWS2252: Theories of Gender & Sexuality, Prof. Nancy Glazener, Wed. 2:30-5:00

GSWS Fall Event Calendar Released

Click here to view a PDF of the GSWS Fall 2017 event lineup.  All events are free and open to the public.  We hope you are able to join us!

"Is Transracial the New Transgender?: Rogers Brubaker's Trans and Other Useful Tools for Analyzing a Contemporary Vitriolic Debate"

Since June 2015, when then-President of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, WA, Nkechi Amare Diallo, more commonly known under her birth name Rachel Dolezal, was outed as White by her birth parents, the question of transracialism has generated considerable controversy.

CFP: Colloquium on Gender/Sexuality and Childhood

Call for Papers: "Playing with Childhood in the Twenty-First Century," April 6-7, 2018

Interdisciplinary Programs to Host Graduate Orientation and Welcome

On August 31 in suite 401 Cathedral of Learning, the following five interdisciplinary programs in the humanities will host a joint orientation and welcome reception for graduate students interested in earning doctoral and master's certificates:


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