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Congrats to Our Susan Ford Wiltshire Essay Competition Winners!

Apr. 24, 2020—  Gender and Sexuality Studies is thrilled to announce the winners for the 2020 Susan Ford Wiltshire Awards. The undergraduate student award goes to Meilan Lu for the essay, “Old Father, Old Artificer: Female Sexuality and Male Authorship in Les Fleurs du mal and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.” The graduate...

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Welcome to Spring 2020 from WGS

Feb. 5, 2020—Women’s and Gender Studies is excited to kick off Spring semester! Continue to check out our website for a list of events, awards, and courses.

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Fall 2019

Jul. 31, 2019—  Welcome back to campus! We will soon update our site with information about our fall events. Stay tuned for more details!

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Summer 2019

May. 12, 2019—

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Congrats to the Wiltshire Essay Competition Winners!

Apr. 29, 2019—Congratulations to our 2019 Susan Ford Wiltshire Essay Competition winners. The undergraduate winner was Cassidy F. Alla, Class of 2019, with an essay entitled “‘Girlboss Feminism’: How Young Women View Feminists on Television and in their Lives.” We had two graduate winners this year: PhD student Ludwig Beethoven J. Noya, with an essay entitled “ONAN...

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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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New Course for Fall 2019: WGS 2610

Apr. 8, 2019—Register now for our new course WGS 2610: Womanism in Global Context! This course will be a survey of global Womanist (Black Feminist) theory and praxis. Topics will cover race, class, sexuality, spirituality, activism, and controversies over female bodies.

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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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