Welcome to the Department of Gender & Women's Studies
Enrollment for spring 2020 is complete. More information on spring course offerings in GWS is available here.
Spring Classes Resume
Spring semester resumes January 21, 2020.
- Wittig Postdoctoral Fellow in Feminist Biology – Applications due February 12, 2020.
News, events, and involvement opportunities for undergraduate students. Learn about new courses, internships, study abroad, scholarships, and volunteer opportunities.
Why do students choose GWS and/or LGBTQ+ Studies? Where are they connected on campus? What are their plans for the future? Find answers in the December Student Spotlight.
News & Events
Melvina Young has taken her experience in gender and women’s studies, women’s history, and African-American Studies classrooms and has developed a line of greeting cards as a senior writer at Hallmark. Melvina describes what she …
Hope Tyson, Class of 2012, graduated with majors in Women’s Studies and Latin American Studies. Learn more about the work Hope is doing today. Describe your work. How did you get to this point in …
Gender and Women’s Studies Professor Chris Garlough has been awarded the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize UW-Madison’s finest educators. Established by former UW-Madison chancellor Edwin Young in 1973, …
Encore Screening and Talkback: STILL BEGINNING: The 30th Annual Day With(Out) Art On Tuesday, December 10 at 5:30pm, in recognition of the 30th annual Day With(out) Art, the Chazen Museum of Art will host an …
Sarah Gaydos is a senior graduating in December 2019 with a Gender and Women’s Studies major and the undergraduate certificate in Global Health. Find Sarah’s reflections below. Why did you choose Gender and Women’s Studies? …
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Center for Research on Gender and Women
For requesting a co-sponsorship from GWS, please email the following information to Prof. Janet Hyde, preferably at least 4 weeks in advance.
CRGW 2019-2020 Colloquium Series
Check out this year’s Center for Research on Gender and Women Colloquium Series. This year’s series consists of 3 speakers. Each event in the series is free and open to the public. More information here.
Check out the opportunities listed in the Center for Research on Gender and Women eBulletin. You’ll find talks, events, conferences, jobs, and other opportunities of interest to students, faculty, staff, and community members.