About the Program

Our courses use feminist theory and gender analysis to examine literature, culture, social structures, and political power, and to understand how assumptions and beliefs about masculinities, femininities, and sexualities shape human institutions, organizations, and activities. As one of the first in the nation, the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at Washington University has been encouraging the critical thinking and active participation of students in their education since 1972.
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Michael Oni, University of California, Berkeley
Please contact the Political Theory Workshop for reservations - wupolitical theory@gmail.com @ 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Panelists: Rohina Malik, Edison Theatre Ovations Artist, Denise Elif Gill, Assistant Professor of Music, and Jeffrey McCune, Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and Performing Arts
This event is open to faculty and graduate students - Busch Hall, Room 123 @ 2:00 pm
Professor Roderick Ferguson, Dept of African American History and Gender and Women's Studies, University of Illinois, Chicago
This event is open to the public - Umrath Lounge @ 5:00 pm
August 11, 2014

"Sensational Flesh: Race, Power and Masochism (Sexual Cultures) by Assistant Professor Amber Musser in WGSS to be released September 2014

Professor Amber Musser, faculty member in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program book: Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism is set for release in September 2014 by New York University Press