In Grinnell’s interdisciplinary GWSS curriculum, you examine women, men, gender, and sexuality; study various cultures and historical periods; use diverse research methods; and understand how scholars apply feminist, queer, and intersectional theories. As a major, you take GWSS courses in the humanities, social studies, and sciences and can participate in internships, off-campus study, and mentored advanced projects.  Majors pursue postgraduate studies and careers in a wide variety of fields.  

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Meklit Hadero's talk, "Global Diaspora: Art, Culture and Pan-Africanism," will explore the connections between the Global African Diaspora, highlighting both 20th and 21st century ideas of Pan-Africanism.

Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies seniors reenact the central tensions of the feminist sex wars of the 1980s.

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