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Decenter whiteness and the West – WGS 351 Decolonial Feminisms – Seats Available this Summer.

Meets Gen Ed Requirements for Social Sciences and Global Perspectives & International Cultures. No textbook – all class materials FREE on Canvas! Online for the 2nd summer session with Professor Kemi Balogun – CRN: 43323. Pre-reqs waived – contact us if you have any difficulty registering.

Black to the Future! Seats Available this Summer!

WGS 361 Gender, Film & Media – Black to the Future: Black Women’s Resistance in Popular Culture and Hip Hop.
Fulfills Gen Ed Arts & Letters credit; For English majors this course fulfills both E and G: that is Media Folklore Culture and Empire, Race, Ethnicity upper-division major requirements. Non-Majors welcome. No Prerequisites. Taught in the 3rd summer session by Jiesha Stephens – CRN 43325.

WGSS Summer Courses 2020

Summer Session Classes 2020

A variety of exciting summer classes in WGSS! Take new and interesting classes and fulfill university requirements.

Book cover of the book Beauty Dipomacy: Embodying an Emerging Nation

Congratulations to Associate Professor Balogun!

Congratulations to Associate Professor Oluwakemi Balogun on her newly announced tenure and well received book titled Beauty Diplomacy: Embodying an Emerging Nation.  We appreciate her service and dedication to our department, to exceptional and innovative research and to our students! 

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WGSS in Hendricks Hall

WGS is centrally located on the University of Oregon campus in historic Hendricks Hall, a former women’s dormitory. WGS shares the third floor with the Center for the Study of Women in Society and Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.