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We are committed to interdisciplinary and intersectional analysis in which the study of women and gender is multi-faceted, diverse, and embedded in a network of power relations including race, class, sexuality, and nation. Check out the books our faculty are publishing! To see more faculty books, click here.
Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at UMass Amherst offers a robust interdisciplinary set of options including an undergraduate major, an undergraduate minor, and a graduate certificate in Advanced Feminist Studies. Our classes are primarily small, and we pride ourselves on excellent teaching and innovative pedagogy. Each undergraduate major works one-on-one with a faculty advisor.
October 07, 2019
Professor Svati Shah's NEH proposal "Queer Archiving in India: Memorializing India's Newest Social Movement" was selected to be one of two proposals UMass will sponsor. In other news, Professor...
September 23, 2019
The Fall 19/Spring 2020 Writing Tutor is Kevin Henderson, a WGSS Feminist Studies Graduate Certificate student and Ph.D. student in Political Science. This fall semester, he'll have hours on...
The field views and analyzes intellectual problems and issues of current concern through the perspectives of gender, class, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexuality, and ability. Students think about challenges faced by marginalized (or not) individuals in both domestic and foreign spaces, and work to conceptualize solutions that can be applied in communities around the world.Read More »