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

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Led by WGS affiliates David Getsy and Cole Rizki, the working group will “have two main foci: first, to discuss the role of global history within transgender studies and, second, to encourage development of curricular and research activities in transgender studies at the University of Virginia. The working group will engage in research exchanges among members and develop public-facing programs in Spring 2023 to incite interdepartmental and interdisciplinary conversations.”

Mikki Kendall in Conversation with the Women’s Center

Mikki Kendall in conversation with the Women’s Center

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Come hear Mikki Kendall, author of Hood Feminism and Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights, and her inspirational message on why we can't wait to meet the basic survival needs of everyone. In reminding us that food insecurity, access to quality education, safe neighborhoods, a living wage, and medical care are all feminist issues, she issues a ferocious clarion call to all would-be feminists to live out true community care of all.

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Review of applications will begin January 16, 2024.

The Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality affirms the importance of respecting and supporting all students, faculty, and staff at the University of Virginia, including those of us who are transgender, nonbinary, or gender questioning.  We believe that maintaining the excellence of the Univer

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