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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…

Wisconsin Symposium on Feminist Biology

Join us Friday, October 5, 2018 as we consider how to uncover and reverse gender bias in biology. More…

GWS Invites Applications for New Assistant Professor Positions

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies is seeking assistant professor applications in Reproductive Equity, Middle East Studies and North Africa (with the Middle East Studies Program), Asian American Studies (with the Asian American Studies Program) and Chican@ and Latin@ Studies (jointly with the Chican@ and Latin@ Studies Program). The hires are part of the university’s cluster hiring initiative aimed at fostering collaborative research by creating new interdisciplinary areas of knowledge.

CRGW eBulletin

Check out the events and other 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. To sign up for the weekly email, or have something included, contact You can view it online.

Undergraduate News

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

News & Events

Oct 04

Department Meeting

October 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Oct 05

Wisconsin Symposium on Feminist Biology

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oct 11

Committee Meetings

October 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Oct 18

Executive Meeting

October 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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