Please join the WGS Department in congratulating Professor Doug Meyer on the release of his latest book, Violent Differences: The Importance of Race in Sexual Assault against Queer Men. A summary of the book follows below. Congrats, Professor Meyer!
Please join the WGS Department in congratulating Lanice Avery, who has won an NIH grant of $431,832. She describes her project below. Congratulations, Lanice! This is wonderful news.
WGS 2100 Intro to Gender & Sexuality Studies
Congratulations Professor Hagerman... for your contract with UVa Press!
"Skimpy Coverage: Sports Illustrated and the Construction of the Female Athlete" coming next spring!
'We Got Witnesses': Black Women Navigating Police Violence and Legal Estrangement
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
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.
by Matthew Chin
In the News
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