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 Gayatri Reddy Featured in the Chicago Reporter
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Gayatri Reddy, UIC Associate Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and Anthropology, and Anna Guevarra, UIC Associate Professor and Director of Global Asian Studies, discuss urban removal in Uptown Chicago in the Chicago…