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Gender & Sexuality Studies

Why Study Gender & Sexuality?

In GSS, we ask questions about gender and sexuality in the U.S., transnationally, and in history, and answer them using research tools from across the humanities and social sciences, as well as from feminist, masculinity, LGBT and queer studies.

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Gender Dynamic (formerly Voices) is the annual newsletter dedicated to the activities of the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program at Northwestern University. Read our latest issue and learn about our program, including its faculty, courses, students, and alumni.

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Upcoming Events

Catharine MacKinnon: Butterfly Politics

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

Professor MacKinnon will address the politics and law of sexual harassment, focusing on its violation of equality rights, considering t...

2019 SPAN Workshop

All Day, Evanston

Annual SPAN Workshop. Keynote on Thursday evening. Sessions continue Friday. More details to come.

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Congratulations to E. Patrick Johnson's newest book "Black. Queer. Southern. Women.: An Oral History"
CFP: Co-Sponsorships
Office Hours (Winter 2019)
Video | Hortense Spillers: "To the Bone: Some Speculations on the Problem of Touch"

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