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Study of Women and Gender

News & Events

Faculty Opening: Assistant Professor of the Study of Women and Gender: Queer Studies Apply Here


Faculty Opening: Assistant Professor of English and the Study of Women & Gender Apply Here


SWG alumna Jenn Maer makes a musical about birth control!
Check it out HERE


Friday, November 21

SWG invites you to Read the News with Lisa Lowe and Jack Halberstam
Seelye Hall 201 12pm




Monday, November 10th

Lelah Khalili to Speak at Smith
Hillyer Graham Hall, 7pm





Tuesday, November 11th

A film about Kathleen Hanna
Screening & discussion with filmmaker Sini Anderson






SWG Presentation of the Major and Minor
Thursday, October 23, Noon
Campus Center 205



SWG READS the NEWS Begins FRIDAY, Sept.12- Nov. 21

Join us every Friday lunch to discuss what is happening in the world.

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September 27


The Academy of Music will present a panel discussion, 1940s Women in Labor: Then and Now, as a pre-production event to their newly commissioned work, Nobody’s Girl, which will premiere October 17th and 18th at the historic venue. The panel discussion will be held at the Nielson Library on the Smith College campus on September 27th at 11am. Panelists include Daniel Horowitz, Ivette Hernandez, Debra J’Anthony, and Dale Melcher, and will be facilitated by women’s historian Jacqueline Castledine.




A Public Conversation with Urvashi Vaid and Dean Spade

Urvashi Vaid and Dean Spade share perspectives on how nonprofitization and funder influence impact the race and gender politics of contemporary LGBT work, and what strategies are being developed by queer and trans activists both within and outside nonprofit structures to build a movement centered in racial and economic justice.

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