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GWS Fall Open House Poster

Fall 2020 Open House
Oct 9, 2020

Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies invites interested and current students to an Open House on the 7th of October from 3pm-4pm hosted on Zoom. ...

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GWS Major Katie Williard awarded Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship
May 4, 2020

Katie Williard, a sophomore double majoring in Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies and Psychology with a minor in Animal Studies, has been awarded t...

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CANCELED - Dr, Shatema Threadcraft to speak as part of University Forum Series
Mar 4, 2020

Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies presents "Redistributing Narrative Capital: Lynching, Rape and Stories of Black Peoplehood" a lecture by Dr. ...

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CANCELED - Recruitment Event
Mar 4, 2020

Interested in Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies? Learn more about our classes and meet current students! Learn about the GWS major, minors, ...

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Carceral Feminism Panel - October 21
Oct 15, 2019

Department of Sociology, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies Program, and Common Reading Program present: Feminism's Alliance with Police, Pris...

Dr. Celeste Montoya: "From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights."
Oct 3, 2019

Part of the University Forum Lecture Series: Appalachian Celebrates the 19th Amendment, 125 Years of Women's SuffrageOctober 17, 2019, 7-9 pmBelk Libr...

Janet R. Jakobsen, Chair and Claire Tow Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University. Photo Submitted.

Dr. Janet Jakobsen to speak during GWS Lecture Series
Sep 10, 2019

Sex and Suffrage: A Politics of PossibilityJanet R. Jakobsen, Chair and Claire Tow Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Barnard Colle...

GWS Fall 2019 Lecture Series
Sep 8, 2019

Fall 2019 Lecture Series Wednesday, September 11 - Belinda Walzer, Assistant Professor of English, Affiliate Faculty of Gender, Women’s, and Se...

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Lola Benfield - 2019 Frances Holland Black Scholarship Recipient
May 6, 2019

Lola Benfield, a graduate student in Political Science at Appalachian State University from Morganton, North Carolina, has been named the winner of th...

GWS Seniors Present Capstone Research
May 6, 2019

On May 2nd, 2019, we celebrated the research of our graduating seniors enrolled in GWS 4301: Postcolonial and Decolonial Feminisms. The following stud...