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 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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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.
March 30, 2020
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/03/26/arts/new-england-literary-news/ Finding healing in poetry and drawing - The Boston Globe
March 04, 2020
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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 »