GWS Spotlight on Isabella Pizzo
"GWS is completely intersectional. I can let my career journey take me wherever I decide to go, knowing that I have an extensive bank of useful knowledge in my head."
Graduate Student Spotlight on Francena Turner
"I am minoring in Gender and Women Studies because I saw, early on, the ways Black feminist and queer theories could inform my academic and community organizing work."
Course Spotlight on GCL 186 Sex Ed Panic!
GWS Professor Chantal Nadeau will teach GCL 186 Sex Ed Panic for the Spring 2016 semester
Spotlight on GWS Minor Alex Berezin
"What I enjoy most about GWS is the new perspective through which I can come from in looking at anything from interactions between people to huge societal issues."
Spotlight on Undergraduate Hana Nasser
"My peers in the major have really shaped my understanding of contemporary gender issues by consistently providing insightful comments in class discussions based on personal experience and prior knowledge."
Alumna Spotlight on Deirdre Dlugonski
"My background in GWS has changed the way I consume and view popular media, shaped the topics that I choose to study in my research, made me think critically about the daily messages I send to my young son, and perhaps most importantly, helped me to be more comfortable calling myself a feminist."
- Congratulations 2016 Graduates!
The Department of Gender and Women's Studies would like to congratulate GWS 2016 graduates!
- 2016 GWS Awards Announced!
Read more to find out who won the Thompson Award, Outstanding GWS Student, Outstanding GWS TA, and Outstanding GWS Faculty
- Mimi Thi Nguyen's punk fashion discussed in the Daily Illini
- GWS Professor Mimi Thi Nguyen's use of punk fashion and politics is discussed in the Daily Illini