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  • Women's and Gender Studies
  • Women's & Gender Studies

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  • Women's and Gender Studies

    The Women’s and Gender Studies program provides a unique, interdisciplinary study of women’s roles in society and culture and the impact of gender on important issues, such as the workplace, health care, family life, politics and education. Courses are taught by a variety of professors from across the university to offer a diverse blend of historical, social, artistic and scientific perspectives on the study of women and gender. New additions to the curriculum include an online Women’s and Gender Studies Minor and a Women and Science Certificate that is designed to enhance students’ knowledge of equality and diversity among science- and health-related fields.

    The program helps to foster a strong sense of community through student organizations such as TRIOTA (Women’s Studies National Honor Society) and the Campus Feminist Organization, and through the Women’s Center, which offers a supportive environment to socialize and share ideas and works to educate the campus community on ways to eliminate barriers, prejudice and bigotry. The interdisciplinary curriculum paired with the program’s underlying philosophy of respect, equality and empowerment prepares students to become leaders and influencers of positive change in a wide array of professional fields.

     

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  • Women’s and Gender Studies Students Have a Big Presence at the 2014 Red River Women’s Studies Conference

    Women’s and Gender Studies Students Have a Big Presence at the 2014 Red River Women’s Studies Conference held at NDSU, October 24, 2014. Four WGS students presented their research in a panel titled “Revolution Consciousness/Revolutionary Selves:  Feminist Methodologies and the Body. ” Chandler Essingler , senior majoring in WGS , “Body Dissatisfaction and the College-Age [...]

    Kick off to the Feminist Community Book Group read tonight

    Join Women’s and Gender Studies for the kick off to the Feminist Community Book Group read – Roxanne Gay’s “Bad Feminist” Thursday October 16th from 6:30-8:00pm in the Women’s Center (154 Bridges). Discussion will be moderated by WGS Director Kandace Creel Falcón open to all who have read the book and would like to talk [...]

    WGS-sponsored Feminist Community Book Group will discuss “Bad Feminist” Oct. 16

    WGS Sponsored Feminist Community Book Group will discuss “Bad Feminist” by Roxanne Gay Thursday October 16th, 6:30-8:00pm in the Women’s Center (Bridges 154). The group is open to anyone who has read the book and would like to discuss. WGS has a few copies of the text you may check out to read, there is [...]

    “Is fracking a feminist issue?” Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium Presentation Friday, Oct. 10

    Please join us for “Is fracking a feminist issue?” Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium Presentation Friday October 10th from 12:00-1:00pm in the Women’s Center (154 Bridges). Dr. Claudia Murphey (WGS & Philosophy) and Kathryn Lucero (WGS & Philosophy double-major) will present on their research regarding fracking in ND.

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