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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Aug
28
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Associate Professors Rebecca Wanzo and Jeffrey McCune
May Auditorium, Simon Hall @ 7:00 pm
Sep
11
Joe Fischel, Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University
This event is open to the public - Danforth University Center, Room 276 @ 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sep
17
SHERRILYN IFILL | NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. and former Professor of Law and Co-Director, Reentry of Prisoners Clinic, University of Maryland
Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (no. 310) | Book signing @ 12:00 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