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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Faculty Works-in-Progress with Suzanna Walters: “Feminism: A Love Story”

Join the Humanities Center and the Office of the Dean of CSSH for a talk given by WGSS Program Director, Professor Suzanna Walters, who will talk about her forthcoming book, Feminism: A Love Story. Lunch will be served. Contact View Event


Annual GCWS Feminist Intellectual Reception

This annual event brings together faculty from across nine member schools of the consortium - Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis, Harvard, MIT, Northeastern, Simmons, Tufts, and UMass Boston. It offers a time to come together and meet other faculty from across the academic feminist communit...