Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies | Explore the Changing Roles of Gender
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GSWS is offering three courses this summer: Intro To GSWS, Feminist Theory, and Sex/Race/Pop Culture. For more info see:

The David C. Frederick Scholarship - $10,000 in tuition support for rising juniors and seniors

NEW $10,000 David C. Scholarship

Deadline: Wednesday, March 18th

April 6th: “Fracking is a Feminist Issue: Women Confronting Fossil Fuels and Petrochemicals in an Age of Climate Emergency”

Monday, April 6, 7–8:30 p.m. William Pitt Union, Assembly Room Speaker: Sandra Steingraber, ecologist and author This lecture will explore the role of women in the construction of knowledge about the risks of extreme fossil fuel extraction, gender disparities in the distribution of economic costs and benefits, the disproportionate burden of harm that women experience when their communities become targeted for oil and gas extraction, and the rise of women leaders in the antifracking movement.

Conference on Reproductive Health, Rights, Access and Action

Friday, March 20th, 2015, 8:30am-3:30pm, University Club, Ballroom A

Hosted by the Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh

Spring 2015 Events Calendar

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


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:

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