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Welcome to the Department of Gender & Women's Studies

Who We Are

We are one of the oldest and most respected departments of Gender and Women’s Studies in the country. We are home to a vibrant and diverse community of faculty, staff, visiting scholars, undergraduate, MA students and others passionate about gender and women’s studies. More…

Resistance and Reimagination: Gender, Change, and the Arts

The Call for Proposals closes on Nov 1, 2019 for “Resistance and Reimagination: Gender, Change, and the Arts”!

This is an annual conference (with a different theme each year) convened by the Women’s, Gender, and LGBTQ Studies in Wisconsin (UW-System Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium), UW-Madison’s 4W Initiative and UW-Madison’s GWS Graduate Students.

It will take place in Madison on April 16-18, 2020!

GWS Is Hiring!

Faculty Positions:

Lecturer Positions:

  • GWS is hiring lecturers for two spring 2020 courses, Gen&WS 103 and Gen&WS 533. Applications are due October 16th, 2020. The PVL can be found here.

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 4 speakers. Each event in the series is free and open to the public. More information here.

Undergraduate News

Similar to the eBulletin, with information specific to undergraduate students, such as courses, events, internships, and scholarships. More…

CRGW eBulletin

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.

CRGW Scholarships

On behalf of the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, the Center for Research on Gender & Women (CRGW) administers 4 scholarships with a November 1, 2019 deadline. More info here.

Wittig Postdoctoral Fellowship in Feminist Biology

The CRGW is seeking a Wittig Postdoctoral Fellow in Feminist Biology for 2020-22. More information here.

News & Events

  • GWS is Accepting Assistant Professor Applications

    The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies is accepting applications in one of the following two fields: Gender and the Environment: Seeking scholars working at the intersection of gender and environmental studies. Applicants whose work …

  • GWS Affiliate Professor Nan Enstad Received Albert J. Beveridge Award

    GWS affiliate Professor Nan Enstad’s book, Cigarettes, Inc.: An Intimate History of Corporate Imperialism, received the Albert J. Beveridge Award!  This award, offered through the American Historical Association, recognizes a distinguished book in English on the …

  • GWS is Hiring for 2 Lecturer Positions

    GWS is hiring for two lecturer positions, Gen&WS 103: Women’s Bodies in Health and Disease, and Gen&WS 533: Special Topics in Women and Health. Please note both positions are combined into one PVL; we can …

  • 4 Scholarships with a November 1, 2019 Deadline

    On behalf of the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, the Center for Research on Gender & Women (CRGW) administers 4 scholarships with a November 1, 2019 deadline. Information about each one is listed below. …

  • Student Spotlight: Andrew Briceno

    Andrew Briceno is a senior graduating in spring 2020 with majors in Gender and Women’s Studies, Political Science, and Sociology, and certificates in African Studies, Chicanx and Latinx Studies, and LGBTQ+ Studies. Find Andrew’s reflections …

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