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women's and gender studies program

On Campus

Want to learn more about Women's and Gender Studies events on campus? Email us at to get on our listserv! Follow us on Twitter at BCWomensStudies and friend us on Facebook at Jane Gender to find out about more upcoming events relating to gender studies.

Submit to Voices

Voices, the Academic Journal of the Women's and Gender Studies program, is currently accepting essays, poetry, photography, academic papers, paintings and drawings that pertain to women and gender. Email submissions to by Thursday, December 8th, 2011.


UGBC Women's Issues Caucus

Members are expected to contribute to the creation of effective programs aimed at fostering conversation and awareness on themes including, but not limited to: body image, safety, and gender issues for women. For information on how to apply: UGBC Teams

Off Campus

National Association for Women in Catholic Higher Education (NAWCHE)

The National Association for Women in Catholic Higher Education is an organization made up of faculty, administrators, staff, and students from Catholic colleges and universities around the country. The spirit of the association is one of sisterhood and solidarity. For more information: NAWCHE

Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies at MIT

The Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies at MIT is a pioneering effort by faculty at six degree-granting institutions in the Boston area and MIT to advance women's studies scholarship. Boston College Graduate Students may apply to take courses through the Consortium. To view the '12-'13 course listings and to complete an application, visit: GCWS

The Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights at UMass Boston

This consortium works on a local and international level to "to foster the development of new knowledge about gender, armed conflict, and security; and to help bridge the gap between the scholarly research community on the one hand, and policy makers and practitioners on the other." They are currently offering formal internships and welcome volunteers.

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Black Women, Gender, and Families: A New Black Women's Studies Journal

The primary mission of BWGF is to analyze, develop, and further Black Women's Studies paradigms. It centers the study of Black women and gender within the critical discourses of history, the social sciences, and the humanities.

BWGF welcomes research and theoretical submissions from a wide variety of academic fields and interdisciplinary programs.

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