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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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Surviving the Long Wars Veteran Art Triennial Reviewed in Hyperallergic
Monday, May 8, 2023
Hyperallergic recently published a remarkable review by Lori Waxman, the Chicago Tribune’s primary art critic since 2009, of the Surviving the Long Wars Veteran Art Triennial. In addition to vividly describing individual pieces…
Veteran Art Triennial Explores the "Transformative Power of Art"
Monday, April 17, 2023
Congratulations to Dr. Ronak K. Kapadia, Associate Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies; Dr. Therese Quinn, Professor and Director of Museum and Exhibition Studies and GWS Affiliated Faculty Member; and Aaron Hughes, Adjunct…