Spotlight on Graduate Representative Mike Atienza
"My aim is to work with the department in addressing graduate student concerns. I’m also in favor of celebrating our communities through gatherings."
Spotlight on Undergraduate Representative Stephanie Skora
"I hope to continue to grow the Department by recruiting new students, and by supporting the Department's efforts to create new courses and opportunities for our students."
Undergraduate Spotlight on Brianna Schmidt
"I have learned to expect the unexpected out of my GWS classes. What I enjoy the most, and what continues to surprise me the most, is the wide variety of topics my classes cover."
- Statement of Support from GWS/ES Faculty
"As faculty in African American Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Latina/Latino Studies, and Gender and Women’s Studies at Illinois, we collectively affirm our commitment to creating an educational environment in which all students are able to learn free from threats of violence and to share in the intellectual labors required for transformation and justice."
- GWS Closed for Thanksgiving Break
The Gender and Women's Studies Office will be closed Thanksgiving Break, Monday, November 23rd thru November 27th. Have a safe and happy holiday.
- Check out the Grand Challenge course "Sex Ed Panic!" for Spring 2016
GWS Professor Chantal Nadeau will teach GCL 186 in Spring 2016. The Grand Challenge course will provide interdisciplinary approaches to Health and Society (Social Science). Professor Nadeau's course will look at the relationships between education, sex, and the culture of panic. The course is currently restricted to freshmen and new transfer students.