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Women's and Gender Studies will engage students in the study of how gender shapes the world around us. This curriculum emphasizes race, ethnicity, nationality, class, age, and sexuality as categories of analysis.

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Women’s and Gender Studies [WGS] integrates feminist theories and practices to challenge socio-economic, philosophical, representational, and political hierarchies.

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We offer a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Women's and Gender Studies (C.A.S.) that offers the opportunity for study and research with faculty from a variety of disciplines.

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Eunjung Kim's new book considers transnational disability theory in Korea, Japan, United States

Apr 19, 2017, 12:00 AM

Transnational feminist disability studies is the focus of a groundbreaking, new book by a Syracuse University professor. Eunjung Kim, dually appointed to the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) and Sc...

Women’s & Gender Studies to Host Alumni Panel Discussion

Oct 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

Two alumni of the Department of Women’s & Gender Studies (WGS) will return to campus to share their professional experiences....