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Celebrating Women's History Month: Film Series

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Thursday, March 18  6:00-8:00 pm

Event Link: https://uwyo.zoom.us/j/93243365626

This award-winning documentary traces the historic 1972 presidential campaign of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected to the US Congress. 

Discussion facilitators: Ambreia Meadows-Hernandez, Graduate Student in American Studies & GWST, Samantha Vandermeade, GWST faculty

Film available at: http://libproxy.uwyo.edu/login?url=https://uwyo.kanopy.com/node/5568399

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Thursday, March 25  6:00-8:00 pm

Event Link: https://uwyo.zoom.us/j/93971372294

Through the stories of Madonna Thunder Hawk and her daughter, Marcy, this 2018 documentary traces Native activism from the rise of the American Indian Movement (AIM) in the 1970s to contemporary environmental and cultural activism including the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Discussion facilitators: Reinette Tendore, Native American Education Research & Cultural Center, Samantha Vandermeade, GWST faculty

Film available at: https://fod-infobase-com.libproxy.uwyo.edu/p_ViewVideo.aspx?customID=56553

Gender and Women's Studies

Understand, Engage, Transform

A minor or degree in Gender & Women’s Studies or Queer Studies will arm you with critical thinking and applied skills that will enable you to succeed in diverse, 21st century work forces and communities. You will learn how to
  • analyze socio-historical and contemporary power dynamics across rural, local, community, transnational, and global contexts
  • articulate the history, strategies, and goals of interconnected movements for social justice. 
  • perform and develop intersectional, interdisciplinary feminist and queer analysis.

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DEGREE PROGRAMS

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Gender and Women’s Studies Undergraduate Major/Minor

Gender and Women’s Studies offers students an interdisciplinary exploration of the issues of sex, gender and sexuality. As a stand-alone degree, or as a minor to enhance another area of study, a Gender and Women’s Studies Degree offers unique perspectives gender identities as they intersect with other social constructs.

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Gender and Women’s Studies Graduate Minor

The Graduate Minor in Gender and Women’s Studies provides advanced feminist training for students from a variety of academic backgrounds and career paths. Students who participate in this graduate minor will likely consider master’s and doctoral research projects linked to topics in Gender and Women’s Studies while developing expertise in the area.

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Queer Studies Graduate/Undergraduate Minor

The Queer Studies program draws upon the strengths of various departments to introduce both undergraduate and graduate students to the history, theory, and practice of the study of sexuality with an emphasis on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and queer lives. The minor recognizes competency in gender identities.

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Phone: (307) 766-2733
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Dr. Susan Dewey Receives UW Faculty Community Engagement Award. Learn more.

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Dr. Colleen Denney publishes new book.

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