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    Profs. Brett Rogers, VoonChin Phua, and Shannon Egan accompanied students on a trip to Washington, D.C. in Spring 2011 to see the Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

  • WGS students pose for a photo with guest speaker Whitney Strub

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    WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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    WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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    WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. The class was taught by Professor Nathalie Lebon.

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    Get Acquainted Day, 2009 From left to right: Amanda Ward ‘09 and Kim Biedka ’09

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    Dr. Jocelyn Elders, former U.S. Surgeon General under President Clinton, is pictured with Melissa (Miller) Montero ’06 (left) and Monique Mathews ’06 (right)

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    Gabriela (Gabby) Gaona ‘11, Professor Elizabeth Richardson Viti, Marcella (Marci) Slick ‘11

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    WGS 300: Theories. From left to right: Deonte Austin ‘11, Gabriela (Gabby) Gaona ‘11, Marcella (Marci) Slick ‘11, Jessica Buckley ‘10, and Liisa Fetig ‘11. The class was taught by Professor Temma Berg.

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    Professor Elizabeth Richardson Viti, Christina Natalello ’06, Professor Nathalie Lebon

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    Adrienne Ellis '14 presents her research at Gender and Sexuality Hour (GASH)

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    GER 335 students present their research at GASH

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    Students in WGS 226: Feminism in Global Perspective. The class was taught by Prof. Jan Powers.

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    Students in WGS 226: Feminism in Global Perspective. The class was taught by Prof. Jan Powers.

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    WGS dinner for graduating 2013 seniors. Pictured from left to right: Elle Rupert, Alyssa Bosold, Katie Ragon, Mariah HallBilsback, and Maria Flory. Not pictured: Natasha Burton, Jessica Coviello, Amanda Koslo, Lee Silver.

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    WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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    WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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    WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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    WGS 120:Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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    WGS 120: Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Programs

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS) is offered as both a major and a minor. A liberal arts degree in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies offers almost unlimited career options and an extensive collection of resources.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Alumnae Spotlight

Elle RupertElle Rupert '13

Elle Rupert received her Masters of Education in Community Engagement at Merrimack College one year after graduating from Gettysburg. Her research for this degree focused on the best practices for implementing social justice curriculum in the K-12 environment. During her year in graduate school, she served as part of a fellowship program that allowed her to work as the Program Coordinator for the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Community Development at St. John's Prep, an all-boys Catholic preparatory school in Massachusetts. It may seem that working at an all-boys high school after graduating with a degree in WGS is an odd fit, but this has proven to be a great environment to continue working with issues of gender!

Read More in the Alumnae Spotlight Archive

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60 seconds with Devora Ashkenazy

Devora Ashkenazy '14 talks about her Gettysburg experience as a WGS and Religious Studies major.

 

60 seconds with Prof. Nathalie Lebon

Prof. Nathalie Lebon discusses the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program.