News & Events

  • A Conversation on Gender and Professionalization.  Janet R. Jakobsen D'81 is Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies and former Director of the Center for Research on Women at Barnard College, where she has also served as Dean for Faculty Diversity and Development. She'll meet with students participating in WGSS's Senior Seminar, Feminist Theory and Methodology, on October 27.

  • Sixteenth Stonewall Lecture

    Making Sex—"I'm your physical lover."
    Thursday, October 27, 2016, 4:30 PM
    Haldeman 041

    Christina Crosby is a Professor of English and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University. She is the author of A Body, Undone: Living on After Great Pain (2016) and The Ends of History: Victorians and the 'Woman Question' (1991).

  • Dartmouth College granted 54% of its undergraduate engineering degrees to women in June 2016, making it the first national research university to award more bachelor’s degrees in engineering to women than men.

    Nationally, the proportion of women earning undergraduate degrees in engineering averages 19 percent, according to data from the American Society for...

  • Professor Eng-Beng Lim is among the faculty receiving awards from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Read more.

  • Professor Jennifer Sargent, who will teach a new first-year seminar, WGSS 07 Looks, Lookism, and the Law, in Spring 2017, appeared on New Hampshire Public Radio's statewide call-in talk show, The Exchange, on Thursday, July 7th, 2016. Listen to the show at: U.S. Supreme...

  • Under the auspices of the Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth, two Dartmouth undergraduates were part of an MBA team from the Tuck School of Business that undertook a consulting project for the University of Pristina. Read more.

  • What’s Left of LGBT? “Stonewall” and its Discontents
    29 April, Friday, 4-6pm, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

    This year, we will engage the titular terms of our annual "Stonewall Lecture” by bringing five leading scholars - Lisa Duggan, Jack Halberstam, Eng-Beng Lim, Tavia Nyong’o and Sandy Soto - together to imagine how a queer collective and public voice from the left may be organized. If “Stonewall” and its many lectures on universal gay rights symptomize a certain narrowing...

  • Susan Brison, Professor of Philosophy and longtime member of the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies faculty, has been named the Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values. Read the full article.

  • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies is pleased to welcome Treva Ellison, who joins the WGSS faculty as a joint appointment with the Department of Geography. Treva Ellison is an inter-disciplinary scholar whose research focuses on criminalization, carceral geographies, and social movements in the United States with an emphasis on gender and sexuality. Treva’s writing appears in places such as Transgender Studies Quarterly, Feminist Wire, and Scholar and Feminist Online. ...

  • Courses for the interdisciplinary study of women, gender, and sexulaity. Learn about our Fall 2016 Courses and our Foreign Study Program in Hyderabad, India.