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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.
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The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.
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Dr Akemi Nishida's "Just Care: Messy Entanglements of Disability, Dependency, and Desire" Published by Temple University Press
Monday, July 18, 2022
Dr. Akemi Nishida’s first book, Just Care: Messy Entanglements of Disability, Dependency, and Desire, was published by Temple University Press last week. Dr. Nishida is a Professor of Gender & Women’ Studies and…
Ronak Kapadia and Gayatri Reddy Receive UIC Awards for Creative Activity
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Four members of Gender & Women’s Studies faculty, two core and two affiliate, received Creative Activity Awards from the University of Illinois at Chicago: Gayatri Reddy and Anna Guevarra for their project “Evicted!…