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 >


Harmony Siganporia (MICA-India) "I am the Widow: An Intellectual Biography of Behramji Malabari" Learn More >
Fabio Parasecoli (New York University) “Food, Gender, and Media in Italy” Learn More >
Ami McKay (Canadian novelist) “Until We Are Tested: Lessons Learned from Exploring the History of Women in Medicine through Literary Narrative” Learn More >


GSWS Seeking Lecturer in Gender and Science

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 2019 with an initial three-year contract, with the possibility of obtaining renewable three-year contracts after satisfactory performance reviews.

GSWS Funds Graduate Research on “Cut-Throat Women” Horror Filmmakers

by Sonia Lupher, PhD student in Film and Media Studies and English

Support LGBTQIA+ Research & Outreach at Pitt

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