The Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) offers a program leading to the
Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Women and Gender Studies. The Master’s Program in Women and Gender Studies (MWGS) focuses on feminist colonial, post-colonialism, diasporic, and transnational studies as rubrics for studying gender, sex, and feminism. This perspective explores the temporal and geographic processes through which women’s and men’s lives, sexed relations, gendered subjectivities, and sexualities are situated.
The PhD has four emphases:
gender, sexuality, and queer studies
feminist cultural studies
feminist studies of technology, science, environment, and biomedicine
transnational political economy and development studies
Its offerings bring feminist scholarship to the tasks of challenging and investigating colonial, postcolonial, and transnational contexts. Central themes of the program include global capitalism, nation and state formation, empire, citizenship, diaspora, and cultural flows, all of which are examined through the lenses of diverse feminist scholarship.
The program welcomes applications from international students.
Collaborative Program in Women and Gender Studies.
Women and Gender Studies—MA, PhD