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Introducing RIM

RIM banner: black background with colorful earth heat map to the left. In white bold text is written "Race, Indigeneity, and Migration."

Women's and Gender Studies is part of a new interdisciplinary major: Race, Indigeneity & Migration (RIM) launching Fall 2020. RIM is the new Liberal Arts bachelors program housed in the African & African Diaspora Studies Department. The major is a collaboration between: African & African Diaspora Studies, Latina/o Studies, Asian American Studies, LGBTQ Studies, and Native American & Indigenous Studies.

Welcome to WGS@UT!

The Center for Women's & Gender Studies at UT-Austin has grown from offering a few courses in 1979, to a nationally recognized, interdisciplinary graduate and undergraduate program. Our mission is to create committed communities that address the challenges faced in the areas of gender, sexuality, diversity, and equity. Read more about CWGS

What can I do with a Women's and Gender Studies Degree?

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Dr. Christen Smith

Director of the Center for Women's & Gender Studies

Dr. Christen Smith
CWGS offers an undergraduate degree, an interdisciplinary master’s degree, two dual degree master’s programs with the university's School of Information and Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and a graduate portfolio program.
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