Thank you to Sophie Marinez from BMCC CUNY for her insightful talk about the gender divide between chateaux builders in early modern France! Read more
Our Spring 2018 Newsletter features an interview with Justin Brown, executive director of the Center for the Study of LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS), information about our new Book Salon series, and more! Read more
In our first ever Book Salon, Deirdre Cooper Owens discussed her book, Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology, in conversation with Jennifer Morgan and Sasha Turner. Read more
In his talk on Feb. 28, Women's and Gender Studies faculty, Matt Brim, addressed the urgent problem of class stratification in higher education through the lens of queer studies. Read more
Inside Higher Ed, 12.11.17 Read more
The Center co-sposonsored Senator Liz Krueger's Reproductive Health Act Public Forum, which took place on November 14.
Weren't able to make it that day? Not to worry! The event was recorded and is now available for viewing here (links to YouTube). Read more
Prof. Alyson Cole and Prof. Kyoo Lee are the new co-editors of philoSOPHIA for the 2018-2023 term! Read more
Irem Kilic earned her BA in Philosophy in Turkey and is a second year master student in the Women's and Gender Studies Program at the Graduate Center, CUNY with an interest in gendered violence, and child, early and forced marriage in Turkey. Her work “The Child Marriage Problem at the Bridge between East and West” has been accepted for presentation at the Sexual and Gendered Violence - 1st Global Conference in Vienna, Austria.
We hosted a Women's and Gender Studies MA Program Cocktail Party at the New York Foundation (10 E 34th Street, 10th Floor) from 4:30- 6:30pm! Faculty and MA students were able to meet, great, and mingle! Read more
For our inaugural WGS MA Student Conversation Series, we were excited to have Prof. Bianca Williams speak with our students about her work and activism. Bianca Williams is a black feminist cultural anthropologist, and studies topics related to race, gender, and activism, including black feminist leadership and pedagogy, most recently in the Black Lives Matter movement. She is the author of the forthcoming book The Pursuit of Happiness: Black Women, Diasporic Dreams, and the Politics of Emotional Transnationalism (Duke University Press, 2018). She was previously an associate professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she received the 2016 American Anthropological Association and Oxford University Press Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching of Anthropology.