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2019 Graduation Celebration

Apr. 24, 2019—Please join us for our graduation celebration. Open to all!

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End of Year Celebration

Apr. 12, 2019—On April 23 from 11am-1pm, Women’s and Gender Studies will host an undergraduate student  project/essay showcase and an end-of-year lunch. We will display up to 25 posters, and 5 students may give brief presentations (from 11am-noon) to an audience of students and faculty. At noon, we will have Blue Coast Burrito for lunch. Vegetarian options...

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Amazons and the Wild: The Wondrous Nature of the Women Warriors

Apr. 8, 2019—The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Vanderbilt is excited to co-sponsor Amazons and the Wild: The Wondrous Nature of the Women Warriors. See the poster below for more information.  

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Summer 2019 Courses

Apr. 8, 2019—For the summer of 2019, we are offering WGS 1150: Sex and Gender in Everyday Life and WGS 1160: Sex and Society. Enroll now on YES!

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Gender/Sexuality Matters: Fall 2018

Mar. 20, 2019—The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Vanderbilt Presents: Gender/Sexuality Matters: Fall 2018 Come join us for informal discussions on some of the most pressing gender/sexuality matters currently facing women and LGBTQI+ communities in Nashville, on the Vanderbilt campus, as well as nationally and internationally. These will be informal conversations with experts in specific areas....

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Bodies of Work: Gender, Space, and Materiality in German Studies

Mar. 20, 2019—Professor Katie Crawford, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of History and WGS and Director of WGS, will be the keynote speaker at this upcoming event. See the poster below for more information! 

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Wiltshire Essay Competition 2019

Mar. 20, 2019—The Women’s and Gender Studies Program gives two awards each spring — one for the best undergraduate essay ($100 prize) and one for the best graduate essay ($200 prize). The submitted essays must be on a topic concerning gender, race, ethnicity, class, and/or sexuality. They must have been written during the previous calendar year (spring,...

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Trans & Crip

Feb. 6, 2019—Thanks for joining us at our spring semester keynote event with Alexandre Baril, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work at the University of Ottawa. We had a wonderful turnout at both events with Dr. Baril.   See the event posters below for more information. Students interested in talking with Alexandre over lunch...

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NEW Independent Study!

Nov. 28, 2018—We’re excited to offer a new one credit independent study on feminist and queer research methods! Have you ever been curious how to use a feminist lens to explore information on gender, sex, and sexuality? Do you want to expand your knowledge on how to access feminist and queer oral histories and archives? We will...

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Check us out on social media!

Nov. 2, 2018—The Women’s and Gender Studies Program is now on Instagram! Follow us at: @vuwgs.    

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