Women, Gender & Sexuality is an interdisciplinary department in which students study gender and sexualities with an emphasis on transnational perspectives.

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Woolfork

Selected Publications

Embodying American Slavery in Contemporary Culture, University of Illinois Press, 2008

“Academic Mothers and their Feminist Daughters: A Remix” African American Review 40(2006): 35-38.

“Working Moms in Their Own Words” Black Issues in Higher Education, March 28, 2002.

Rody

Selected Publications

The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary Asian American Fiction, Oxford University Press, 2009

The Daughter’s Return: African-American and Caribbean Women's Fictions of History, Oxford University Press, 2001

Ross

Selected Publication

Sissy Insurgencies: A Racial Anatomy of Unfit Manliness (Duke UP), Forthcoming

Manning the Race, New York University Press, 2004

The Contours of Masculine Desire, Oxford University Press, 1989

 

Shutt

Lisa Shutt is an Associate Professor in the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies. She earned her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Virginia in 2010 after earning her M.A. at the University of Chicago. Before her appointment to the Department of African American and African Studies, Shutt served as an Association Dean and taught for several years in UVA’s Department of Anthropology and in several of the University’s interdisciplinary programs including Women, Gender & Sexuality, Global Development Studies, and Media Studies.  Ms.

Shuve

Selected Publications:

“The Episcopal Career of Gregory of Elvira” Journal of Ecclesiastical History (to appear April 2014).

“The Patristic Reception of Luke and Acts: Scholarship, Theology and Moral Exhortation in the Homilies of Origen and John Chrysostom”, in Issues in Luke-Acts (ed. S. Adams and M. Pahl; Gorgias Press, 2012), pp. 263-86.

Myers

She is the author of Ovid's Causes: Cosmogony and Aetiology in the Metamorphoses(Michigan, 1994) a commentary on Ovid's Metamorphoses 14 (Cambridge, 2009), and articles on Ovid, Roman Elegy, Roman gardens, and Statius. Her current research interests include ancient garden literature, gender, and the poetics of commencement.

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Rising Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship Program | The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Review of applications will begin April 12, 2021.

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The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality invites you to join us for our Spring Colloquium

All talks will be virtual.  Please contact wgsuva@virginia.edu for zoom links

Over $100,000 in scholarships are available this semester from the Serpentine Society, UVA’s LGBTQ+ Alumni organization! All applications are due by Sunday, March 14th, at 11:59 P.M.