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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…

42nd Women’s and Gender Studies Conference

Happening on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus April 11-13, 2019, submissions are due Thursday, November 1, 2018. For more information on how to submit.

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 Middle East Studies and North Africa (with the Middle East Studies Program) and Asian American Studies (with the Asian American 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

Mon 19
Thu 29

Gender and Women’s Studies Colloquium

November 29 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Dec 06

Department Meeting

December 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Dec 13

Committee Meetings

December 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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