Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies | Explore the Changing Roles of Gender
University of Pittsburgh

About the Program

The University of Pittsburgh Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program is committed to promoting feminist and LGBTQIA activism, pedagogy, and scholarship that engage with the larger local, national, and global communities. Program offerings provide opportunities for students and faculty to explore the historical development, cultural variations, and changing representations of gender and sexuality as they organize identities, interactions, and institutions and intersect in complex ways with sex, race, class, ethnicity, ability, age, religion, and nation. Learn More >

Events

Thu
Feb
23
LGBTQI+ Faculty/Staff Affinity Group: First Meeting Learn More >
Wed
Mar
01
Angry Subjects: In/Civility, Christian Nationalism, and the Paranoid Position in an Age of Trump Learn More >
Mon
Mar
06
Spring Break: No Classes Learn More >
Wed
Mar
15
Discussion-based Colloquium with Prof. Jane Ward on her book "Not Gay" Learn More >
Thu
Mar
16
Lecture by Jane Ward (UC Riverside): "The Tragedy of Heterosexuality" Learn More >
Fri
Mar
17
Third SC Meeting of spring term Learn More >
 

News

Summer course: "Transgender Studies"

Take GSWS1140: "Transgender Studies" with Prof. Beaulieu this summer. Let's think about how to resist transphobia and transnormativity.

Undergraduate Symposium on Masculinities

We are currently seeking proposals for the Undergraduate Symposium on Masculinities!

Are you writing a seminar paper that discusses masculinities? 

Are you working on a project related to masculinities that you would like to share with a wider audience? 

Do you have a paper or project from a previous class that you would like to share? 

Fall '17 GSWS Grad Seminars

GSWS 2252: Theories of Gender and Sexuality
Professor Rostom Mesli

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