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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Black Feminism, Coalition Building and the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

Mar 22, 2018, 4:00 PM

319 Sims Hall

Barbara Smith is an author, activist, and independent scholar who has played a groundbreaking role in opening up a national cultural and political dialogue about the intersections of race, class, sexu...

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A Passion for Caring

Mar 9, 2018, 12:00 AM

Dr. Heather Hirsch ’04 recently shared her expertise in menopause management while leading grand rounds at SUNY Upstate Medical University, the teaching hospital she attended. Her life’s p...

WGS Minor, Crystal Letona, Truman Scholarship Finalist

Mar 2, 2018, 12:00 AM

Two Syracuse University juniors have been named as 2018 finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarship....