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

Mon
Mar
30
Lecture: "Why Gender Matters to Sustainability: Engaging the Public in a Meaningful Conversation" Learn More >
Fri
Apr
03
Work-in-Progress Discussion: “When the Rainbow is Not Enuf: Reviewing London’s Black Gay and Lesbian Activist Ephemera.” Learn More >
Mon
Apr
06
Student book discussion with Sandra Steingraber on "Raising Elijah" Learn More >
Mon
Apr
06
Lecture by Sandra Steingraber: "Fracking is a Feminist Issue: Women Confronting Fossil Fuels and Petrochemicals in an Age of Climate Emergency" Learn More >
Fri
Apr
10
Work in Progress Discussion: '’Good’ and ‘Bad’ Food Revealed: Understanding Categorizations in Child Feeding via Visual Methods' Learn More >
Fri
Apr
10
Lecture: 'Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance' Learn More >
 

News

GSWS SUMMER COURSES

GSWS IS OFFERING INTRO TO GSWS, FEMINIST THEORY, AND SEX/RACE/POP CULTURE THIS SUMMER!

MORE INFO CAN BE FOUND ON THE COURSE WEBSITE: www.courses.as.pitt.edu/

Spring 2015 Events Calendar

Check out our exciting events for spring term 2015. Please join us for another series of events in gender studies!

Global LGBTQ Literature: NEW COURSE IN FALL

GSWS will be offering a new course in fall term 2015 on Global LGBTQ Literature. The course will fufill the Global and the Literature gen eds in the Dietrich School. Also on the docket for fall 2015: Intro to GSWS, Feminist Theory, Sex/sexualities, Masculinities, Global Feminisms. Grad seminars on offer: Theories of Gender and Sexuality [Prof.

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