May 4, 2021
WGS is thrilled to announce that Dr. Tiffany King will be joining us this fall as Associate Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality!
“Pretty Hurts”: Acceptance of Hegemonic Feminine Beauty Ideals and Reduced Sexual Well-Being Among Black Women
April 30, 2021
“Pretty hurts”: Acceptance of hegemonic feminine beauty ideals and reduced sexual well-being among Black women
March 17, 2021
Rising Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship Program | The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Review of applications will begin April 12, 2021.
The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality invites you to join us for our Spring Colloquium Schedule
March 9, 2021
The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality invites you to join us for our Spring Colloquium
March 2, 2021
Over $100,000 in scholarships are available this semester from the Serpentine Society, UVA’s LGBTQ+ Alumni organization! All applications are due by Sunday
Old-Age Justice and Black Feminist History: Sojourner Truth’s and Harriet Tubman’s Intersectional Legacies
February 15, 2021
In 1989 Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term intersectionality to center black women’s experiences of “compounded” subordination at the nexus of race and sex discrimination.1 In the thirty ye
February 10, 2021
In collaboration with Caribbean International Resource Network, Matthew Chin coordinated the Digital Collection Launch of the Jamaica Gaily News (1977-1984), the publication of the anglophone Carib
February 1, 2021
Please join us in celebrating Doug Meyer’s recent publication in the highly regarded journal Social Problems just this past October. See below for the citation and link to the piece. Con
January 28, 2021
The WGS department is sorry to share that Abby Arnold, who was a lecturer at WGS, died recently after a long illness. The obituary from the Daily Progress is below:
June 30, 2020
A “short take” linking old-age justice and racial justice that was recently published by WGS Associate Professor Corinne Field and Cultural Critic Margaret Gullette.
June 23, 2020
The University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) has selected 9 scholars to join its 2020-2021 class of faculty fellows.
April 14, 2020
Dear WGS Students:
October 29, 2019
U.Va. professor brings festival of Indian documentaries to Grounds
October 23, 2019
The University of Virginia's Department of Women Gender & Sexuality (WGS) invites applicants for a tenure track appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Sexuality Studies. Candidates
September 16, 2019
UVA quarterback Bryce Perkins gives a shoutout to Lisa Speidel, assistant professor in the Department of Women, Gender & Sexuality at UVA.
August 25, 2019
Activist, author, advocate Kate Bornstein will deliver a free talk about LGBTQ history and rights, as well as the evolution of gender identity in our culture. This talk celebrates the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.
August 20, 2019
Denise Walsh, Associate Professor of Politics and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at UVA, is quoted as an expert in an article on gender equality in the United States.
June 18, 2019
The Campus Pride Index ranked UVA in the top ten for LGBTQ-friendly campuses.