Welcome to the Department of Gender & Women's Studies
Best wishes and congratulations to all of the GWS undergraduates graduating in 2020. This page represents our virtual celebration of your work. It is full of messages from faculty and photos of you.
We are pleased to announce GWS faculty, staff, and student awards for the 2019-2020 school year.
This page celebrates all of the GWS MA students graduating in 2020. This is a space for you to hear from faculty and reflect on your experiences in the program. Congratulations on all your hard work!
News, events, and involvement opportunities for undergraduate students. Find new courses, internships, study abroad programs, scholarships, and volunteer opportunities.
Dylan Witte is our LGBTQ+ Studies Certificate Student Spotlight. Read about Dylan's experiences in LGBTQ+ Studies courses and why they chose to pursue the program.
Open House is a Residential Learning Community sponsored by the Department of Gender and Women's Studies. Students live in an intentionally inclusive space dedicated to examining gender and sexuality.
GWS faculty Chris Garlough and Annie Menzel with Professor Michael Peterson from Art and Interdisciplinary Theater Studies are building a community of inquiry around the concept of "care" in their Mellon-Borghesi workshop.
News & Events
Assistant Professor Chris Barcelos has received the 2020 Honorary Rainbow Degree from UW-Madison’s Gender and Sexuality Campus Center (GSCC). This award was announced at the virtual GSCC Rainbow Graduation event on May 7, 2020, and …
Assistant Professor of GWS and Asian American Studies James McMaster has been recognized as a Spring 2020 Honored Instructor. Honored Instructors is a student-initiated program in University Housing that encourages students to recognize instructors that …
Professor of GWS and Psychology, and Director of the Center for Research on Gender and Women Janet Hyde has been recognized as a Spring 2020 Honored Instructor. Honored Instructors is a student-initiated program in University …
Associate Professor Sami Schalk has received the Provost’s Early Career Award. This award provides flexible funds for research, publication, project assistantships, or other expenses related to scholarly activity. Congratulations, Professor Schalk, on this great honor!
GWS Undergraduate Advisor Susan Nelson has won one of this year’s L&S Academic Advising Awards! Susan’s contributions to our students and our department go above and beyond. The L&S Academic Advising Award is awarded to …
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Center for Research on Gender and Women
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CRGW Colloquium Series
Check out the Center for Research on Gender and Women Colloquium Series. 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.