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Check out Dr. Kate's latest virtual tour of Baltimore!
If this were a regular summer, Dr. Kate would take us on in-person tours of Baltimore. In the interest of safety, this year she's taking us on virtual tours. Enjoy her latest--a tour of...
July 20, 2020
GWST Black Lives Matter Statement
The faculty and staff of UMBC’s Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies (GWST) department want to affirm our support for and solidarity with our Black students, faculty, and staff at UMBC and...
June 5, 2020
Interested in gender and politics? Take GWST/POLI328
TuTh 7:10pm-8:15pm, Dr. Lisa Pace Vetter
POLI/GWST328: Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Political Power in the US Why are women such effective leaders during the COVID-19 crisis? Why didn’t any women win the Democratic presidential...
May 15, 2020
Need an elective? Consider History of Queer Cinema
Take GWST392, TTh 10:00am-11:15am
If you're interested in understanding what makes cinema queer--as opposed to lesbian and/or gay--then sign up for History of Queer Cinema in Fall 2020! Together as a class we will chart one...
May 12, 2020
Course Highlight: GWST 323, Gender and Sitcoms
Where watching TV is the same as doing your homework
Have you been streaming all of Schitt’s Creek while in quarantine? Feeling 90s nostalgia with binges of Seinfeld and Friends? Re-watching the sitcoms of your childhood? In GWST 323, all of that...
April 23, 2020
GWST at URCAD!
Check out the research projects of our seniors!
The day is finally here...URCAD! GWST majors Nadia BenAissa and Alex Siebenhaar are sharing their thesis research at this link: https://umbc.voicethread.com/myvoice/browse/threadbox/2971/...
April 22, 2020
Spring '20 Course Highlight: GWST338: Women, Gender, and Law
Joyell Arvella, W 7:10-9:40pm, SOND101
Looking for a course to fill out your spring schedule? Consider GWST/POLI338: Women, Gender, and Law! Joyell Arvella, the instructor, received her JD in Civil Rights and International Human...
December 17, 2019
Dr. Bhatt's "Beyond Bollywood" exhibit is open at the MOHAI!
The exhibit highlights Indian Americans in the Northwest
Dr. Amy Bhatt's exhibit, "Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation" opened at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) in Seattle in November and will be open until January 26. The...
December 10, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Shomali and Dr. Berman!
Dr. Mejdulene B. Shomali, assistant professor in Gender, Women's, + Sexuality Studies, received a Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship! During her year-long fellowship, Dr. Shomali will be...
July 16, 2019
Dr. Shomali Awarded Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship
Dr. Mejdulene B. Shomali, Assistant Professor in Gender, Women's, + Sexuality Studies, was named one of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation's Career Enhancement Fellows for 2019-2020. The Career...
April 25, 2019
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