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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Apr
21
Documentary on the realities of sexual violence on college campuses followed by a student/saff panel discussion. Sponsored by CORE, Student Union, The Men's Project and The Social Justice Center.
This event is open to the public - Lab Science Building, Room 300 @ 7:30 pm
Apr
23
Shanti Parikh Associate Professor of Anthropology and African and African American Studies
This event is open to faculty and graduate students - McMillan Hall, Room 259 @ 4:00 pm
Apr
27
This event is open to the public - Lab Sciences, Room 201 @ 11:00 am
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