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Welcome to Spring 2020 from WGS

Feb. 5, 2020—Women’s and Gender Studies is excited to kick off Spring semester! Continue to check out our website for a list of events, awards, and courses.

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Maymester 2020 Oral Histories: Voting While Black and Female

Feb. 5, 2020—Oral Histories: Voting While Black and Female Course Description: 2020 marks the centennial of the ratification of the 19th amendment to the American constitution, which was hailed as closing the suffrage gap so that all Americans could vote. As history demonstrates, however, suffrage remained and still remains out of reach for many citizens of this...

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Congrats to our Harriet S. Gilliam Recipient!

Jan. 15, 2020—Our very own Professor Elizabeth Covington is the 2019 recipient of the Harriet S. Gilliam Award for Excellence in Teaching, which recognizes Senior Lecturers and Lecturers for outstanding undergraduate teaching. Professor Covington, currently the Associate Director of the Program in Women’s and Gender Studies, teaches a wide array of courses in both WGS and English...

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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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