Gender and Womens Studies
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.
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The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.
Recent GWS News & Events
GWS Professor Elena Gutiérrez Featured in Cicero Independiente
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Dr. Elena Gutierrez, UIC Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies, is featured in a Cicero Independiente story on Morton High School students seeking changes to uniform…