Welcome to the Department of Gender & Women's Studies
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. Learn more about the activities and events connected to this vibrant community.
- Ruth Bleier Scholarship in the Natural Sciences – Applications due March 1
News, events, and involvement opportunities for undergraduate students. Find new courses, internships, study abroad programs, scholarships, and volunteer opportunities.
Sarah Akakpo is our February Student Spotlight. Read more about why Sarah chose GWS and her plans going forward.
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.
We invite GWS and LGBTQ+ Studies graduates to the Spring Graduation Reception on Saturday, May 9 at 9:30 am in 1310 Sterling Hall.
News & Events
Beginning in Fall 2019, GWS Professors Chris Garlough and Annie Menzel, and Michael Peterson, Professor of Art and Director of the graduate program in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies, are leading a Mellon-Borghesi “Care: Politics, Performances, Publics, …
Gender and Women’s Studies Professor Anna Campbell was selected by the Arts Awards Review Committee of the UW-Madison Division of the Arts to receive the 2020 Edna Wiechers Arts in Wisconsin Award. This award supports …
Sarah Akakpo is a second year student majoring in Gender and Women’s Studies with a certificate in Studio Art. Sarah started out in the LGBTQ+ Studies certificate and decided to pursue the GWS major this …
GWS Professor Chris Barcelos won the Summer 2020 Research Service Award for exceptional service outside one’s own department. This program was initiated to recognize the service contributions that untenured faculty members, especially women and members …
New collection reframing installations by GWS Professors Anna Campbell and Jill Casid will be featured at the Chazen Museum of Art’s Faculty Exhibition 2020 from February 1-May 10, 2020. The Chazen’s 50th Anniversary year activities …
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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.