Welcome to The Department of Gender & Women's Studies

The Department of Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Arizona stands at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary feminist research and curriculum.

Black Life Matters Conference
BLACK LIFE MATTERS: Scholars, writers, artists, activists, policymakers, and community members will come together in Tucson, Arizona, in January 2015 to discuss WHY Black life matters and WHAT can be done about sustained racialized state violence. Check out blm.sbs.arizona.edu for more information... read more
Mary Bernard Aguirre Professorship
The Mary Bernard Aguirre Professorship is awarded annually to a GWS faculty member through the generousity of Rowene Aguirre-Medina and Roy Medina, and honors the career of Mary Bernard Aguirre. Applications accepted seasonally. Contact the Department email.  Please follow the link to Donate now... read more
Join the GWS mailing list!
The Fall semester 2013 is fast approaching, and here at GWS, we are planning many exciting events. If you would like to receive email announcements about upcoming GWS events and related topics, then join the listserv Femlist, a Tucson community feminist network. Email coe@email.arizona.edu and ask... read more
 Join our generous donors in supporting our work You can support GWS! Any of the links below will take you a page on the UA Foundation website where you can make a direct and secure credit card donation to the selected fund. ... read more

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Summer 2015 GWS Schedule of Classes
See the attached  for a list of GWS Fall  2015 courses!