Welcome to WGSS

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program draws on the humanities, arts, and social and physical sciences to explore the broad range of intellectual questions concerning the social location of women and men and the ways in which gender and sexuality are embedded in and structure our everyday lives. Students are exposed to an ever-evolving body of knowledge that includes a focus on how gender and sexuality relate to other axes of power and identity, including race, class, and ethnicity. The WGSS program offers an undergraduate minor and a graduate certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. We have many opportunities for students, faculty, and scholars. WGSS and the College of Social Sciences and Humanities is the home of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society

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12/06/2019

Savannah Shange discussing her book Progressive Dystopia: Abolition, Antiblackness, and Schooling in San Francisco

Savannah Shange will be discussing her book Progressive Dystopia: Abolition, Antiblackness, and Schooling in San Francisco on Friday December 6th, from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. in the Cabral Center. Please register for this event in the link provided below!

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01/13/2020

Victor Madrigal-Borloz Speaking on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Victor Madrigal-Borloz, the UN Special Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, will come speak at Northeastern University School of Law on January 13, 12 - 1:30 p.m. In 2017 the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed Mr. Madrigal-Borloz as UN Independent Expert on Protection against...