Women & Gender Studies examines the historical and contemporary conditions of women in society using feminist theory and research methodologies to explore issues like gender and power.
As a Women & Gender Studies student, you will broaden your knowledge of women’s lives, bodies, experiences, labour and scholarship. You’ll also explore feminism as an important influence in political and social movements and delve into issues of gender and power relations.
The department draws on the University’s vibrant community of women scholars, contemporary research and activism to explore a breadth of social issues. By taking Women & Gender Studies classes, you will develop an in-depth understanding of how current and historical events, ideas and institutions have been structured by gender, ethnicity, race, age, ability, class and sexuality.
The Women & Gender Studies Department fosters strong connections to diverse local and global communities.
Many of our students volunteer in local national and international organizations to gain valuable work and life experience.
Women & Gender Studies is a growing department at the University of Lethbridge.
Using an interdisciplinary approach, with a foundation of feminist theory, courses in the department examine women's lives, bodies, experiences, labour, and scholarship. This department draws on the University's vibrant community of scholars to deliver a curriculum that will provide students with a broader understanding of how current and historical events, as well as ideas and institutions, have been structured by gender, ethnicity, race, age, ability, class, and sexuality. This department explores a diversity of perspectives, with an aim to analyzing and making visible the experiences and contributions of women.
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