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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Oct
23
Bonnie Ruder, Terrewode, and Oregon State University Dept. of Anthropology
This event is open to the public - Brown Hall, Brown Lounge @ 12:00 pm
Oct
24
Heather Ann Thompson, Temple University and Koritha Mitchell, Ohio State University
Please contact the Political Theory Workshop for reservations - wupolitical theory@gmail.com @ 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Oct
27
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
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