April 24, 11:00 am: Guest lecture by Kimberly Springer at Alexander Library
The Department of Women's and Gender Studies and the School of Communication & Information present a guest lecture by Kimberly Springer, professor at the School of Information of the University of Michigan, on "The Politicization of Apology Through Old and New Media" at Alexander Library.
April 25: Symposium "New Directions in the Study of Gender and Islam"
With Nadia Guessous (IRW, Rutgers), Zareena Grewal (Yale), Attiya Ahmad (GWU), Sherine Hamdy (Brown), Sarah Bracke (Harvard Divinity School), Maya Mikdashi (NYU), and Ousseina Alidou (Rutgers), among other participants.
Check out the WGS Newsletter 2014!
Find out what's new at the Department of Women's and Gender Studies with our newsletter "Feminist Trajectories."
http://womens-studies.rutgers.edu/images/stories/Newsletters/newsletter spring 2014 FINAL.pdf
Summer course on "Social Media & Social Movements"
Are social media platforms changing the world of social movements? The Department of Women's and Gender Studies is offering this hybrid course in the Section III (July 7-August 13) of the Summer Session.
Summer course on "Women, Culture, and Society"
Are you interested in feminism, women's history, gender theory, arts & pop culture, and contemporary politics? Do you want to fulfill your SAS 21C requirement this summer?
The Department of Women's and Gender Studies is offering the course "Women, Culture, and Society" in the Section II (June 23-July 31) of the Summer Session.
Summer Hybrid Course on "Gender, Culture, and Representation: Cinema"
The Department of Women's and Gender Studies is offering in the Section II of the Summer Session a hybrid course taught by Guggenheim award-winning documentary filmmaker Kathe Sandler that explores the interplay of Black feminism and the work of Black women independent filmmakers.
Summer Hybrid Course on "The Gendered Body: Sex, Pleasure & Sex Work"
In this hybrid course, students will consider pop culture, feminist, and activist perspectives on sex work (i.e. escorting, pornography,
digital and web-based sex services, erotic dancing) in order to unpack how sex and pleasure are imagined, produced, and consumed in
U.S. and transnational contexts today.
Undergaduate Course "Politicizing Beyoncé" Back in the Summer Session
The Department of Women's and Gender Studies is offering again the course "Feminist Perspectives: Politicizing Beyoncé" in the first and third
summer sessions. The course will pair black feminist writings with Beyoncé music videos and songs to interrogate, through class discussion,
the political realities of black women in the U.S. today.
The registration for the summer session is now open
Check the offer of the Department of Women's and Gender Studies and register before May 8 (Session I), June 4 (Session II),
and June 18 (Session III).
Preview of the panels of Rutgers 2014 Women's World Congress Scholars
Nine Rutgers undergraduate students have received grants to attend and participate in the 12th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women,
Women's Worlds in Hyderabad, India (August 17-21, 2014). Working with faculty advisors, the students have developed papers and organized
two panels that will be presented at an interdisciplinary forum in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies on May 1.
Online Certificate Program in Women's Global Health Leadership
The Department of Women's and Gender Studies has developed an innovative online Certificate Program in Women's Global Health Leadership
in collaboration with the Institute for Women's Leadership (IWL) and National Nurses United (NNU), the largest nurses union in the United States.
The Department of Women's and Gender Studies has launched its Twitter account
Follow us at @WGSRutgersU for updates, announcements, calls and interesting retweets.
The Department of Women's and Gender Studies has launched its Facebook Page
Visit us and Like us to be always up-to-date on the department's news, events and announcements.