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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.

Announcing the First Annual Undergraduate Sexuality Studies Symposium


2014 Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement Recognizes Supporters of Social Justice and Democracy

PITTSBURGH—Three members of the University of Pittsburgh community have been honored with the 2014 Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement.

Spring 2015 GSWS Undergraduate Courses

GSWS 0100: Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

Instructor: Julie Beaulieu
Dietrich School Requirements: Social Science, Writing Section 1: Monday/Wednesday 4:30-5:45
Section 2: Thursday 6:00-8:30

Instructor: Chelsea Wentworth
Dietrich School Requirements: Social Science Tuesday 6:00-8:30

Spring 2015 Courses Crosslisted with Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Undergraduate Courses:

Conference on Reproductive Health, Rights, Access and Action

The Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program is organizing an inter-disciplinary conference on reproductive health, rights, access and action, to take place at the University of Pittsburgh on Friday, March 20th, 2015.

Faculty Fellowship in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS): Call for Proposals

Due October 10th, 2014

Grad Seminars Offered in Spring '15

To check out the Spring 2015 Graduat Seminars in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies click here.

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Fall 2014 Events

Our fall events calendar is available to download or print in pdf form.

Feminist Theory Reading Group

Feminist Theory Reading Group

Sponsored by William Scott in English

Meets every other Friday of each month, from 9:30 to 11:30 AM, in CL 527

The Feminist Theory Reading Group is an ongoing discussion group that meets regularly twice a month during the academic year to talk about significant works of feminist theory, including both old and new, “classic” and “emerging” texts and authors. It is open to anyone with an interest in feminist theory and its related contemporary discourse(s.

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