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Faculty Spotlight

  • Dr. Thomas Long 2014 publication

    Dr. Thomas Long’s article, “Legible signs: Science and medicine in early American culture,” was published in American Literary History in 2014.  Continue »

  • Dr. Clare Eby publishes new book

    Dr. Clare Eby’s book, Until Choice Do Us Part: Marriage Reform in the Progressive Era, was published in January 2014. Continue »

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About WGSS

Faculty and students in the WGSS Program explore the construction of women, gender, and sexuality in different social, cultural, political, economic, aesthetic, and historical contexts by combining methods and insights of traditional academic disciplines with innovations in interdisciplinary feminist scholarship.

The mission of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Connecticut
is threefold:

  1. to transform scholarship in existing academic disciplines by incorporating the study, contributions, and feminist analysis of gender and sexuality;
  2. to create a new body of interdisciplinary feminist research and teaching that concentrates on women, gender, sexuality; and
  3. to build a supportive and critical scholarly community that advances our understanding of the construction, reproduction, and resistance to inequality.

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