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  • Winter 2021: GWST 321—Queer Representation in Film and TV

    Dr. Kathryn Kein, AH GEP
    This winter, Hulu broke opening-weekend streaming records with Happiest Season, the first holiday rom-com from a major studio to center a same-sex couple. If you’re one of the many who saw the...
    Posted: December 3, 2020 1:41 PM
  • Take a class with GWST this winter!

    We're teaching GWST210, GWST321, + GWST323
    Need a winter class to round out your schedule this year? Consider taking a class with GWST! All our winter classes are going to be fully online this winter and all carry GEP credit....
    Posted: October 19, 2020 2:28 PM
  • Gender, Human Rights, & Political Violence in Latin America

    GWST343 - Dr. Maria Celleri, Spring 2021
    This course will cover four geopolitical regions and political regimes: Caribbean Dictatorships: Trujillato in the Dominican Republic (1930-1961) Southern Cone Dictatorships: Pinochet's Chile...
    Posted: October 16, 2020 2:35 PM
  • Spring '21 Course Promo: Arab & Muslim Experiences in the US

    GWST245/AMST245 - Dr. Mejdulene Shomali
    This course introduces students to Arab and Muslim experiences in the U.S. via the study of literature, film, and music created by Arab and Muslim Americans. The artist featured in our thumbnail...
    Posted: October 16, 2020 2:10 PM
  • WILL+sters! Check out the upcoming Change Makers Dinner!

    The Center for Democracy and Civic Life, in partnership with the Women's Center and Initiatives for Identity, Inclusion, and Belonging, is hosting a Change Makers dinner.  This dinner's focus...
    Posted: August 27, 2020 9:29 AM
  • Check out Dr. Kate's latest virtual tour of Baltimore!

    If this were a regular summer, Dr. Kate would take us on in-person tours of Baltimore. In the interest of safety, this year she's taking us on virtual tours. Enjoy her latest--a tour of...
    Posted: July 20, 2020 1:48 PM
  • GWST Black Lives Matter Statement

    The faculty and staff of UMBC’s Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies (GWST) department want to affirm our support for and solidarity with our Black students, faculty, and staff at UMBC and...
    Posted: June 5, 2020 3:25 PM
  • Interested in gender and politics? Take GWST/POLI328

    TuTh 7:10pm-8:15pm, Dr. Lisa Pace Vetter
    POLI/GWST328: Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Political Power in the US Why are women such effective leaders during the COVID-19 crisis? Why didn’t any women win the Democratic presidential...
    Posted: May 15, 2020 4:05 PM
  • Need an elective? Consider History of Queer Cinema

    Take GWST392, TTh 10:00am-11:15am
    If you're interested in understanding what makes cinema queer--as opposed to lesbian and/or gay--then sign up for History of Queer Cinema in Fall 2020! Together as a class we will chart one...
    Posted: May 12, 2020 1:06 PM
  • Course Highlight: GWST 323, Gender and Sitcoms

    Where watching TV is the same as doing your homework
    Have you been streaming all of Schitt’s Creek while in quarantine? Feeling 90s nostalgia with binges of Seinfeld and Friends? Re-watching the sitcoms of your childhood? In GWST 323, all of that...
    Posted: April 23, 2020 10:27 AM