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Welcome to Women’s and Gender Studies

Women’s and Gender Studies expands the process of knowledge production by considering what it means to take gender, race, class, and sexuality seriously in our explanations of the world. It provides a methodology that is interdisciplinary, multicultural, and feminist.

After starting thirty years ago as a small program with no permanent faculty, Women’s and Gender Studies is now a vibrant department with a broadly interdisciplinary faculty of nine ,specializing in fields including History, Global Studies, Sociology, Public Health, Anthropology, Political Science, Media Studies, Studio Art and Photography, and Literature and Literary Theory.


WGST 249 TA Application Fall 2022

WGST 249 TA Application Fall 2022

The WGST Department is calling for applications for TAs for WGST 249 Fall 2022

WGST Certificate Student Autumn Linford Featured Research

WGST Certificate Student Autumn Linford Featured Research

Read about WGST Certificate Student Autumn Linford's Research

Women's Voices at Carolina

Women's Voices at Carolina

Women of UNC share their experiences and stories at Carolina and Beyond

Grace in Education

Grace in Education

Giving grace has been a go-to catchphrase since 2020. What it usually means is kindness and compassion. Indeed, many faculty members...

 


Looking for Fall 2022 courses?

WGST 290.001: Reproductive Justice

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