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Fall 2019

Jul. 31, 2019—  Welcome back to campus! We will soon update our site with information about our fall events. Stay tuned for more details!

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Congrats to the Wiltshire Essay Competition Winners!

Apr. 29, 2019—Congratulations to our 2019 Susan Ford Wiltshire Essay Competition winners. The undergraduate winner was Cassidy F. Alla, Class of 2019, with an essay entitled “‘Girlboss Feminism’: How Young Women View Feminists on Television and in their Lives.” We had two graduate winners this year: PhD student Ludwig Beethoven J. Noya, with an essay entitled “ONAN...

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New Course for Fall 2019: WGS 2610

Apr. 8, 2019—Register now for our new course WGS 2610: Womanism in Global Context! This course will be a survey of global Womanist (Black Feminist) theory and praxis. Topics will cover race, class, sexuality, spirituality, activism, and controversies over female bodies.

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Check us out on social media!

Nov. 2, 2018—The Women’s and Gender Studies Program is now on Instagram! Follow us at: @vuwgs.    

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Approved courses for major/minor requirements

Sep. 19, 2018—A full list of major requirements can be found on the Undergraduate Major page. A full list of minor requirements can be found the Undergraduate Minor page.   INTERNATIONAL/GLOBAL FEMINISM REQUIREMENT ASIA 2609W: Writing and Gender in Traditional China ENGL 3658: Latino-American Literature ENGL 3670W: Colonial and Postcolonial Literature ENGL 3742: Feminist Theory FREN 3223:...

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