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The School of Culture, Gender, and Social Justice

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Mission Statement

The School of Culture, Gender & Social Justice (SCGSJ) provides a robust, interdisciplinary, liberal arts education that is informed by the historical, social, political, and cultural forces that shape society. Unique in its hands-on, practical approach, the SCGSJ enables students to understand complex social problems in a way that prepares them to be real-world problem solvers. Upon graduation, SCGSJ students are ready to advocate for justice, capable of developing innovative solutions to society’s most difficult problems, and prepared to do transformative, collaborative, work in any field they choose. 

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Upcoming Events and News


EVENTS CALENDAR: Visit our calendar for up-and-coming events, featured speakers, and more!



FEATURED NEWS: Read about student and faculty highlights, featured events, or current news.

featured fall speakers elijah anderson sam mihara terese mailhot polly beale



The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life
Thursday, October 3, 2019 | 4:10 pm
College of Education Auditorium

Dr. Elijah Anderson
Sterling Professor of Sociology and of African American Studies, Yale University


Mass Imprisonment in America:
Experiences from Heart Mountain
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 12:00 pm
Wyoming Union Family Room

Sam Mihara
A presentation by former prisoner and national lecturer Sam Mihara



Rising to the Occasion of a Dream
Monday, October 14, 2019 | 4:00 pm
Coe Library Room 506

Teresa Mailhot
New York Times Bestselling Author


Mad Men or Mad Women: Why do men dominate the advertising industry when women account for $20 trillion in annual consumer spending?
Monday, October 28, 2019 | Time tba
Location TBA

Polly Beale
Senior Marketing Strategist

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