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  • Resilience: A Workshop for Women Doing Philosophy (May 2023)
    Information The workshop serves as a key project of Women Doing Philosophy (WDP), a global feminist organization of Filipina philosophers created in June 2020. The mission of WDP is to create and claim spaces that promote the scholarly, professional, and personal flourishing of Filipino women philosophers. The organization hopes to help diversify and transform the […]
    Posted on March 6, 2023
  • Phyllis Young: Defending Native American Rights
    Phyllis Young: Defending Native American Rights and the Importance of Making Kin Don’t miss this virtual public talk featuring legendary activist Phyllis Young moderated by filmmaker Shannon Kring. Phyllis Young is a citizen of the Dakota and Lakota nations. She is a founding member of Women of All Red Nations (WARN) and is widely known […]
    Posted on November 22, 2022

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About WGSS

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program was established as the Women’s Studies Program at the University of Connecticut in 1974. The first formal program of its kind in the state, it was founded as a flexible interdisciplinary academic program devoted to the critical analysis of gender and the pursuit of knowledge about women.


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