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A Drag Yoga Session facilitated by Jackalin Paradise (Kewal Hausmann) opened the 24th Annual Conference on Emerging Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies on March 31, 2017

Jan 30

CWGS Annual Open House

  3:30 PM
  Burdine Hall (BUR) Room 536

Feb 11

Disability Awareness Speaker Series

  12:30 PM
  LBJ School, SRH 3.122

Feb 12

CWGS Faculty Development Program - Alison Kafer

  9:30 AM
  Burdine Hall (BUR) 554


The mission of the Center for Women’s & Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin is to create committed communities that address the challenges faced in the areas of gender, sexuality, diversity, and equity.
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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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