GWS Internship Program
Women's and Gender History Symposium
Associate professor Karen Flynn was the keynote speaker at the annual Women's and Gender History Symposium that took place on March 3rd.
Fall Course Guide is now available in the GWS office!
Gender and Women's Studies Spring 2017 Courses
Come to the GWS House and Grab a Button!
Give to GWS, Get a GWS Button in the Mail!
People of GWS
Karen Flynn Faculty Spotlight
Read more about Professor Flynn here and watch a video about her research.
Spotlight on GWS 378: Fairy Tales and Gender Formation for Summer 1
Spotlight on GWS 202, Sexualities, for Spring 2017
Spotlight on Meghan Donaghue, GWS Undergraduate Representative
GWS Grad Student Representative Megan Gargiulo
"My GWS classes have always felt like active, inclusive, and respectful arenas for debate, and have helped me to learn about and critique my own worldview and privilege."
GWS Spotlight on Gabriela Hinner, GWS Major
Gabriela Hinner is completing two bachelor's degrees and applying to medical schools. Her advice to GWS students: Take time to celebrate your accomplishments!
GWS Spotlight on Bonnie Washick, Postdoctoral Associate
"I am excited to be teaching a graduate course titled "Theories of Citizenship" in Gender & Women's Studies at UIUC this fall."
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."
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."
- GWS Outstanding Awards!
- 2017 Marianne A. Ferber Recipient
- Christine Peralta from the Department of History was awarded the Ferber for her dissertation proposal, "Medical Modernity: Rethinking U.S. Colonial Practices in the Philippines and the Health Work of Non-elite Women (1870-1948)".
- Rachel Christie receives the Jean Alice Scharre Thompson Scholarship