Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies | Explore the Changing Roles of Gender
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

Wed
Sep
13
Presentation by Denis Provencher, "Queer Maghrebi French" Learn More >
Thu
Sep
28
Campus Visit: Prof. Kathryn Stockton (Utah) Learn More >
Mon
Oct
16
Campus Visit: Gayle Rubin Learn More >
Fri
Oct
20
Workshop on Transgender/Non-binary approaches to language teaching Learn More >
Fri
Oct
27
Kristeva Circle Conference Learn More >
Mon
Oct
30
Lecture: "Trans*: Gender Variant Bodies and Power" with Jack Halberstam, Time/Place TBA Learn More >
 

News

Congratulations to Todd Reeser

Congratulations to GSWS Director Todd Reeser, whose book in sexuality studies Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance, won the 2017 Gordan book prize from the Renaissance Society of America. The selection committee offered this statement:

Undergraduate Symposium on Masculinities

We are currently seeking proposals for the Undergraduate Symposium on Masculinities!

Are you writing a seminar paper that discusses masculinities? 

Are you working on a project related to masculinities that you would like to share with a wider audience? 

Do you have a paper or project from a previous class that you would like to share? 

Fall '17 GSWS Grad Seminars

GSWS 2252: Theories of Gender and Sexuality
Professor Rostom Mesli

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