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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Feb
04
Joshua Takano Chambers-Letson, Assistant Professor of Performance Studies at Northwestern University
This event is open to the public - Danforth University Center, Room 276 @ 4:00 pm
Feb
26
Saint Louis University and Washington University plan to jointly host three days of events.
Various locations at St Louis University and Washington University - please check the schedule 
Apr
09
Dyan Elliott, Peter B. Ritzma Professor of Humanities and History at Northwestern University
This event is open to the public - Umrath Lounge @ 5:30 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