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Q&A: WGST Chair Urges Universities to Uplift Gender Studies

Q&A: WGST Chair Urges Universities to Uplift Gender Studies

By The Editorial Board April 1, 2022

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Hoya sat down with Professor Nadia Brown, chair of the women’s and gender studies program, to discuss identity, gender and institutional challenges women’s...

FILE PHOTO: NATALIE ISÉ | THE HOYA Located in the Intercultural Center, the Womens and Gender Studies program only has two full-time professors. None of the 12 faculty members are tenure-lined.

Academic Programs Lack Resources, Create Instability

By Simon Goldsmith October 11, 2019

Students often depend on the mentorship and guidance of a close faculty adviser as they explore complex topics for their senior thesis. For some students, this long and stressful year of research and writing...

VIEWPOINT: Demand Urgency in Creation of WGST Department

By Katarina Watson April 25, 2019

On March 1 — the first day of Women’s History Month — over 270 Georgetown University students signed and delivered a petition to College Dean Christopher Celenza’s office, calling attention to...

GU STUDENTS FOR A FULL WGST DEPARTMENT/ FACEBOOK | Students are continuing to urge Georgetown College to expand the resources of the womens and gender studies program.

Students Push GU to Respond to WGST Department Proposal

By Amy Li March 11, 2019

Students advocated for the women’s and gender studies program to gain departmental status in a letter delivered to Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza on March 1. The letter, which garnered over...

FILE PHOTO: KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA The University submitted its comment to the proposed changes to Title IX regulations after giving students 8 days to review and submit responses to their initial draft.

Georgetown Submits Comment Opposing Proposed Title IX Changes

By Connor Thomas February 6, 2019

Georgetown University submitted its formal comment regarding proposed Title IX regulations to the U.S. Department of Education on Jan. 31, following months of student activism and input. The final submission...


WGSTea: Perspectives on Feminism

By Opinion Editor April 3, 2018

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of Georgetown University’s women’s and gender studies program. Despite its limited resources — just two full-time faculty members and no access to tenure lines...

MASON: An Education That Provokes

By Annie Mason March 28, 2018

Outing myself as a women’s and gender studies major used to be harder than outing myself as a lesbian. I used to mention it quietly after announcing my government major, so white, middle-aged men I introduced...

SIZEMORE-BARBER: Driving Visionary Feminism

By April Sizemore-Barber March 22, 2018

On March 15, the women’s and gender studies program commemorated its 30th anniversary with a conference celebrating gender scholarship. Panelists and audience members alike discussed the paradoxical...

After 25 Years, Women’s and Gender Studies Looks Forward

By Caitlyn Casey October 12, 2012

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last Saturday, is looking to expand its size and scope in the coming years. The celebration included a reception and a...

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