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WGS mourns the loss of Sandra Morgen

An announcement can be found on the CSWS website. Sandra Morgen spoke at the WGS commencement ceremony in 2014 and has been a long-time ally of WGS. Our condolences go out to her friends and family. Sandra Lynn Morgen 1950-2016 “Let me live lovingly, generously, courageously…”

What can you do with a degree in WGS?

We love to keep abreast of what our grads are doing in their lives and careers. If you’ve landed a sweet job, tell us about it with our alumni update form! We are working on compiling a list of careers our grads are pursuing for informational purposes for current and future students. Rebecca ...
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Summer schedule is live!

By popular demand, our summer class schedule is up, full of major-required classes to help you get your requirements done at a cheaper price. Plus, this summer we are offering WGS 361 ONLINE so you can get elective/upper division credit for studying gender, queer theory and more through the lens of ...

WGS faculty in the media

Four of our faculty were recently featured in various media spheres. Click the links below to read their comments on topics ranging from economic equality to video game representation. Margaret Rhee discusses “Love and Romance in the AI Age” in Oregon Quarterly and is featured in podcast ...
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Professor Elizabeth Reis quoted in Time article, “Gender is Not Just Chromosomes and Genitals”

The internet and social media are perhaps the most important aspects of the modern age that serve to amplify the voices and experiences of historically oppressed, marginalized or minority populations, and those who identify as genderqueer, transgender or intersex are prime examples. At the time of ...
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Welcome Dr. Edmond Chang and Dr. Margaret Rhee

Dear WGS faculty, students, staff, and supporters, Please join us in welcoming Dr. Edmond Chang and Dr. Margaret Rhee to the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Oregon. Both are Visiting Assistant Professors of Women’s and Gender Studies and will be teaching new ...
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New classes–sci fi, pop culture, Islam, explicit sex & politics and more!

The WGS department is growing and we are adding new classes as part of this growth. Check them out below! Class names WGS 199 – Gender and Pop Culture – NO PREREQS! WGS 331 – Sci/Technol & Gender – The Fembot, Women, and the Construction of Difference in Film and Media ...
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WGS Spring 2015 Newsletter

Happy summer everyone! The WGS Spring term newsletter is now available. Check it out here. You can also subscribe to receive it via email by clicking the button at the top. Inside: research updates, winners of our scholarships and awards, faculty awards, pictures of the Sally Miller Gearhart 2015 ...

2015 Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture In Pictures

The 2015 Sally Miller Gearhart lecture by Ana-Maurine Lara was a beautifully unique addition to the biennial lecture series tradition. Ana-Maurine Lara, award-winning author, scholar, and poet, gave a rich reading of some of her original poetry, incorporating visual imagery, movement, ...

Professor Ernesto Martínez delivers keynote address at WGSS student research colloquium, PSU

Professor Martínez will give the keynote address at the 9th annual WGSS student research colloquium tomorrow, April 3 at Portland State University. Talk details: “On the Queer Practice and Racial Politics of Intelligibility” How do queers of color develop reliable knowledge about their ...
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