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Welcome to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University!

Oakland ConferenceThe Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS) Department at Wake Forest University offers all students rigorous academic courses that examine and question cultural, biological, political,and social constructions of femininity and masculinity. Our Department is interdisciplinary in content and approach. 

Whether you enroll in a course that explores the history, literature, or issues of women, a class devoted to the sociology or politics of gender, or studies in masculinity, or the gay and lesbian community, you will find yourself in the company of teachers and learners who encourage critical thinking and dialogue.

Coming soon!!!

Feminist Intersectionalities: Systemic Injustice and Social Inequality

We are very excited about this year’s Student Symposium on Gender and Sexuality, which will be taking place when we come back from Spring Break on

Wednesday, March 16th in the ZSR Auditorium. This year’s theme is Feminist Intersectionalities: Systemic Injustice and Social Inequality.

Click here for the preliminary schedule!!! This is a wonderful opportunity for students to hear from their peers about the work they are doing related to gender and sexuality.
Thank you so much for your continued support of the Symposium!