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

Tue
Jan
16
Lecture: “Feminist Posthumanism and Life in the Abyss” Learn More >
Fri
Jan
19
First Spring Term SC Meeting Learn More >
Mon
Feb
12
Workshop on Intersectional Methodologies with Mary Celeste Kearney (Notre Dame) Learn More >
Tue
Feb
13
Lecture: “‘Against a Sharp White Background’: Toward Intersectional Research in Girls' Media Studies” Learn More >
Thu
Feb
15
Lecture: Preempting "The Breasts that Will Have to Be Removed:" Puberty Suppression and Pediatric Gender Transition Learn More >
Tue
Feb
20
Performance: Karuppi (The Dark Woman) Learn More >
 

News

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: https://www.pittwire.pitt.edu/accolades/iris-marion-young

“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.

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