In 2022, Title IX turns 50. In this course we will investigate this landmark statute through the lenses of gender, the law, race, class, ability, and a variety of other lenses. More information on this course.
WGS 398: Professional Practice in WGS - Spring 2022
In collaboration with Milner Library, the WGSS Program seeks students to help organize and plan the WGSS @ ISU 50th Anniversary Retrospective to be held AY 2022-2023. Students enrolled in WGS 398: Professional Practice Internship in WGSS will work with the Assistant Director of WGSS and Milner Library to archive and curate materials, and conduct oral histories, to showcase the Program’s vital history. Email email@example.com for more information.
WGS 120: Gender, Sex, and Power
An interdisciplinary introduction to how gender and other structures of domination shape societies; how individual and collective actions engage and transform these structures. More information on this course.
Queer Studies Concentration
This stand-alone concentration focuses on LGBTQIA+ histories, political movements, aesthetics, arts, cultures, literatures, scholarship, contemporary experiences, and social formations.
Requirements: WGS 120, WGS 292, WGS 392, and one additional elective. Find out more!.
Call for artifacts
The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program seeks artifacts (photographs, brochures, posters, correspondences, etc.) related to the Annual Symposium, and the program more generally, to be featured in a series of upcoming online and physical exhibits celebrating the 25th Annual Symposium and the 50th Anniversary of the Program. Lenders will retain ownership of any artifact selected for exhibition. To submit an artifact, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
131: A Collaborative Art Exhibition by MFA students in Rachel Cooper Gallery
Peytin Fitzgerald, Sarah Eckstine, Cooper Gibson, Nicci Arnold, and Ian Cooper present their work from March 30 to August 1, 2022! Come by the second floor of Rachel Cooper (The WGSS office) and check it out! If you have questions, email email@example.com.
Interim Dean Dr. Diane Zosky to retire in JulyWhen young Diane Zosky '80 enrolled at Illinois State University as an undergraduate in the late 1970s, she didn’t dream that she would conclude her career at the University as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Exploring the many facets of Title IXDr. Jenna Goldsmith of Illinois State University is helping students explore the wealth of changes Title IX sparked, and hosting sexual justice author Alexandra Brodsky as a speaker June 8.
Readings to celebrate Pride MonthAssistant Professor Mallory Jallas and Senior Library Specialist Elizabeth Babin draw upon Milner Library’s collections for recommendations on readings to celebrate Pride Month.