- Identifies gender and sexuality as fundamental to the ways that men and women understand themselves
- Focuses on the position of women and men and causes us to rethink history and culture
- Examines human sexualities within their historical constructs and changing societal norms
- Analyzes the implications of gender roles in the past and present
- Considers social and cultural consequences for both women and men of gender divisions and sex-role restrictions
- Addresses the history and achievements of women
- Empowers students by developing the skills needed to reason and argue competently, thus giving them a voice and sense of identity to work for change
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Our office is located in St. Augustine Center, SAC Room 488, tel. 610.519.3815.
Students can earn either a Major or Minor in Gender and Women's Studies, or a graduate certificate.