Welcome, Class of 2024!

Open House

The Program in Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies (WGSS) is hosting a virutal open house on Wednesday, September 9. Please join us for one or both of the two Zoom sessions: 3:00-3:45pm ET & 5:00-5:45pm ET. Visit the New Student Orientation website for details. We look forward to meeting you!


Please be aware that some WGSS professors are taking part in the September 8 & 9 Scholar Strike for Racial Justice. Join us via Zoom for the WGSS Open House (details above) to learn more about this effort and its importance to the WGSS community.

2020-2021 Course Listings

Fall 2020

WGSS 10 Sex, Gender, and Society (4 sections; limit 20; 40 places saved for first-year students).
          WGSS 10.01 at BL: A'Ness.
          WGSS 10.02 at ARR: Sargent.
          WGSS 10.03 at ARR: Huang.
          WGSS 10.04 at D: Kacandes.

WGSS 31.04/GOVT 20.01 Women and Politics. D. Brooks, E.    
WGSS 33.05/SOCY 061.01 Gender (In)equality. Smith, K.
WGSS 36.01/ANTH 031.01 Gender Cross Cultural Perspective. Billings, E.
WGSS 40.02/AAAS 80.05.01/GEOG 80.05.01 #BlackLivesMatter. Bell, G.
WGSS 40.06 Race and Memory. Storti, D.
WGSS 41.06 Transnational Feminisms. Huang, ARR.
WGSS 43.04/REL 042.01 Goddesses of India. Ohnuma, F.
WGSS 65.05 Radical Sexuality. De Berry, E.
WGSS 80 Seminar in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Wernimont, K.

Visit the WGSS Courses page for WINTER 2021 and SPRING 2021 listings.

WGSS Major & Minor


Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies offers a range of interdisciplinary courses as well as an extensive list of associated courses, offered by other departments and programs, that have central focus on gender or women. The major is administered by the WGSS Faculty Steering Committee. Students design their major plans in consultation with the Chair. Visit the WGSS Major webpage for more information.

Visit the WGSS Modified Major webpage to learn about modifying your major with WGSS.

Visit the WGSS Minor webpage to learn about minoring in WGSS.


Honors Program

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies majors may propose to participate in the WGSS Honors Program if, after completing seven Dartmouth terms, WGSS 10, and four graded courses in the WGSS major, they have achieved an overall College grade point average of 3.0 and a major average of 3.3. Visit the WGSS Honors Program webpage for more information.

Contact us!

Please reach out with any questions and/or to introduce yourself. We would love to meet you!

Email: wgss@dartmouth.edu

Telephone: 603-646-2722

Contact information for faculty is listed on our People page.