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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E. Patrick Johnson, Carlos Montezuma Professor of Performance Studies & African American Studies at Northwestern University
This event is open to the public - Seigle Hall, Room L006 @ 4:00 pm
Ellen C. Scott, Assistant Professor of Media History at City University of New York-Queens College
This event is open to the public - Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall Room 201 @ 11:30 am
Professor Steven Seidman, University at Albany, The State University of New York
Limited Seating - Please RSVP to Jennifer Gallinat (gallinat@wustl.edu) by 10/29/14 - Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall, Room 201 (NOTE: This event does not count for Intro students.) @ 4:00 pm to 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