• WANT Internships?

    APPLY TODAY for Gender Studies Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Internships. Now is the time to apply before the July 1, 2016 deadline. View the link below for more information. GS.Internships 16.17[1]

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  • Women’s Week 2016

    Check out this link for all the great events during Women’s Week (March 21st -25th)! Women’s Week

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  • GNDR 6800

    There’s a REVOLUTION underway in the study of GENDER & SEXUALITY. No longer is sexuality viewed as a biological phenomenon OR a social construct OR a health problem OR a legal wrangle OR or a historical narrative – it’s ALL of these things! This is the approach we will take this Spring in the first-ever […]

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  • Join Gender Studies in the March Against Racism!

    In strong support of anti-racism, and as a show of our collective will to combat all forms of bigotry, the University of Utah’s campus leaders will host a solidarity march and open forum midday on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Students, faculty, staff and their families and friends are invited to gather at the Park Building […]

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  • Apply for our graduate certificate!

    For more information regarding the Graduate Certificate in Gender Studies visit here.

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  • Congratulations To All Our 2015 Graduates!!!!

    Congratulations Gender Studies Students and Best of Luck to you all!!        

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  • SPECTACULAR GIRLS: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

    Gender Studies Faculty Book Series invites you to celebrate: Friday, April 10, 2015 12:00 – 1:00 PM 2100 LNCO Lounge SPECTACULAR GIRLS: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture SARAH PROJANSKY Professor of Film and Media Arts/Gender Studies Associate Dean, College of Fine Arts “All girls are spectacular. I take this as a given. I consider it […]

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  • Meet Joe Cooper: Masculinity and Race on Montana’s World War II Home Front

    Dr. Matt Basso, author of Meet Joe Cooper: Masculinity and Race on Montana’s World War II Home Front (University of Chicago Press, 2013) says the male experience of working and living in wartime America is rarely examined…it is a story that provides a crucial counter-narrative to the equally important stories of Rosie the Riveter and GI […]

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  • Lisa Diamond featured on Oprah

    Dr. Lisa Diamond, author of Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Women’s Love and Desire, says women like Chris and Rebecca are far from unusual. “A lot of people think fluidity means choice. That’s not true,” Dr. Diamond says. “As we’ve heard here, a lot of these women never expected to feel what they felt. It was not […]

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  • Counted Out: Same-Sex Relations and Americans’ Definitions of Family

    Professor Claudia Geist published on the meanings of family Americans hold dear; the price of love; and, demystifies the politics of how we count and tally (statistical research). Book Description When state voters passed the California Marriage Protection Act (Proposition 8) in 2008, it restricted the definition of marriage to a legal union between a […]

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What is Gender Studies?

Gender studies has emerged as an interdisciplinary field with a large and impressive body of scholarship and courses that focus on the complex interaction of gender with race, class, sexual orientation, and nationality.

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Why should I consider this program?

As our society and world become more diverse and interconnected, Gender Studies students are trained to offer complex takes on human diversity - perspectives that make important contributions to many endeavors.

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How do I get started?

The Gender Studies major currently consists of 30 semester hours of study. A list of courses for the major and minor is available from the Gender Studies office and can also be found in the University of Utah General Catalog, along with complete descriptions of both required and elective courses.

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Latest Blog Posts

WANT Internships?

APPLY TODAY for Gender Studies Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Internships. Now is the time to apply before the July […]

Women’s Week 2016

Check out this link for all the great events during Women’s Week (March 21st -25th)! Women’s Week

GNDR 6800

There’s a REVOLUTION underway in the study of GENDER & SEXUALITY. No longer is sexuality viewed as a biological phenomenon […]

Join Gender Studies in the March Against Racism!

In strong support of anti-racism, and as a show of our collective will to combat all forms of bigotry, the […]

  • Office Administration

    Susie Porter, Director
    Kim Hackford-Peer, Associate Director
  • Mailing Address

    University of Utah
    Gender Studies Program
    290 S. 1500 E., Rm. 218
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0442

  • Contact

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    Phone: (801) 581-8094
    Fax: (801) 585-7387
    Email: genderstudies@utah.edu
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    Closed holidays