News & Events

Join us to celebrate our Happy 45th year of being a program @ GWU 


Happy Black (African American) History Month

February 2018

·     February 6-8 ---Welcome Back WGSS class Snack Bag Event 


·     February 20 ---Africana Studies Program for Emancipation Day present Erica Dunbar (WGSS a sponsor)

 630p Continental Ballroom Marvin Center  

We have copies of Erica Dunbar's book 'Never Caught' for reading (PH 345)


·    February 28 ---Visiting Scholar Maria Lameiras-Fernández Talk Meet/Greet 

12:30p Phillips Hall 301 conference room  (lunch provided)


Happy Women's History Month 

March 2018

March 6 ---Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies celebration of 45 years guest speaker former Women's Studies professor 'Dr. Lisa Bowleg' Professor of Applied Social Psychology at GWU and Alumni Networking Event. 

6p- Networking 7p- Lecture Event Lindner Family Commons, 6th flr Elliott School of International Affairs


March 7 ---Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 'History of Women's Studies Exhibit' celebrating our 45 years of being a program. 

6:30 pm Gelman Library Teamster room 7th flr (light refreshments)


March 8- Amina Mama at Howard University 


March 26 ---Dr. Nikki Lane  "The Ethnography of Ratchet: Studying Language, Black Queer Women and the (Anti) Politics of Respectability."

7p District House B117


March 30 ---CCAS Gradaute Student Admitted Day

10a-130p Grand Ballroom 3rd flr Marvin Center


Celebrate Diversity Month

April 2018

April 9 ---WGSS Awards Applications open


April 16 --- Annual Yulee Lecture 'Oyeronke Oyewumi' speaker

6p location TBA


April 23 ---WGSS Award Applications due to


Asian Pacific American History

May 2018

May 3 ---Finals Class Snack Fuel 


May 7 --Graduation Celebration and Awards Ceremony

6p  Science and  Engineering Hall B1167  


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