Welcome to the Department of Gender & Women's Studies
The UW-System Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium, UW-Madison’s 4W Initiative, and UW-Madison’s GWS Graduate Student conference will take place April 16-18, 2020. The theme is, “Resistance and Reimagination: Gender, Change, and the Arts.” Stay tuned for registration info.
Enrollment for spring 2020 is complete. More information on spring course offerings in GWS is available here.
Last Day of Classes
The last day of classes for fall is December 11, 2019.
Spring Classes Resume
Spring semester resumes January 21, 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
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? …
Nyesha Brown, Class of 2017, graduated with majors in Gender & Women’s and Human Development and Family Studies. Learn more about what Nyesha is doing today. Describe your work. How did you get to this …
Myra Marx Ferree, Professor Emerita in GWS and Sociology, was on an episode of The Europe Desk podcast, where she spoke about the crisis of masculinity, as part of the BMW Center lecture series, “A …
Ariel Yang is a junior majoring in Gender and Women’s Studies and Psychology. Find Ariel’s reflections below. Why did you choose Gender and Women’s Studies? Discovering GWS at UW is the most beautiful accident that …
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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.