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Congrats to Our Susan Ford Wiltshire Essay Competition Winners!

Apr. 24, 2020—  Women’s and Gender 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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New WGS course Fall 2020 Oral Histories: Voting While Black and Female

Feb. 5, 2020—Oral Histories: Voting While Black and Female Course Description: 2020 marks the centennial of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the American constitution, which was hailed as closing the suffrage gap so that all Americans could vote. As history demonstrates, however, suffrage remained and still remains out of reach for many citizens of this...

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Congrats to our Harriet S. Gilliam Recipient!

Jan. 15, 2020—Our very own Professor Elizabeth Covington is the 2019 recipient of the Harriet S. Gilliam Award for Excellence in Teaching, which recognizes Senior Lecturers and Lecturers for outstanding undergraduate teaching. Professor Covington, currently the Associate Director of the Program in Women’s and Gender Studies, teaches a wide array of courses in both WGS and English...

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