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The Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS) Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago is a vibrant interdisciplinary department made up of scholars who study a wide range of topics critical to an expansive understanding of how and why gender and sexuality matter in the world.
The Gender and Women's Studies Program offers a Major and Minor in Gender and Women's Studies as well as a Minor in Social Justice. GWS also offers a Graduate Concentration Certificate.
Learn more about our amazing faculty and students here.
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The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.
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Dr. Anna Guevarra and Dr. Gayatri Reddy Awarded Dr.Scholl's Grant!
Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Dr. Anna Guevarra and Dr. Gayatri Reddy received a Dr. Scholl’s Foundation Scholarship for Advancing Global Human Rights and Environmental Justice. In partnership with the Law School and School of Public Health, they…
Dr. Nadine Naber quoted on WBEZ Article "More Palestinians live in Cook County than any other county in the nation"
Monday, November 20, 2023
“To discuss the history of Palestinian migration or displacement to the United States requires discussing the history of Israel. Otherwise, we are leaving out the root cause behind why there’s such a large…