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  • Summer CPE Courses!

    Registration for Summer has begun!  
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    WGSS 187 - Gender, Sexuality and Culture
    WGSS 205 - Feminist Health Politics
    WGSS 291R - Gender, Race and Family
    WGSS 292M - Sex, Race and Medicine
    WGSS  297R - Sex, Race and Cinema

  • Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at UMass

    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.

  • Paths of Study

    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.

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    A group picture from our End of Year Celebration! More pictures of past celebrations and other photo albums can be seen on our Photo Gallery!

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Events

Mar
25

Graduate Certificate Final Project Presentations

UMass Campus Center 168C
12:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Apr
03

Book Salon with Fumi Okiji

Five College Women's Studies Research Center, 83 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies

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. 

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