WGST is happy to announce that Feminista Jones has accepted our invitation to speak at MU for Women's History Month. 

She will be speaking in Wrench Auditorium on March 7th, 2019 at 4:30pm. 

Feminista Jones

Intersectionality Expert, Author & Award-Winning Blogger


Laura Briggs

WGST is proud to host Laura Briggs for a free public lecture on October 3rd at 4pm in Middlebush 12. 


Talk Title: 

Where did Trump come from? Reproductive Politics, Whiteness, and Neoliberalism


WGST hosted Dr. Laurel Clark Shire for our Women's History Month keynote talk. If you missed it or want to see it again, it was recorded by C-SPAN and they will be airing it on Saturday, April 28th, at 1:05pm on C-SPAN3's American History TV.

After it airs, you can find it on our website at this link


WGST Wednesdays are back this Women's History Month! 

Join us on on 3/7 in the Women's Center from 12-1pm to hear from:

M. Heather Carver, PhD.

Laurel Clark Shire

Don't miss our WHM keynote event! 

Please join the Department of Women's & Gender Studies and the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy in welcoming Prof. Laurel Clark Shire (Assistant Professor, Department of History - Western University, Canada) to the MU campus on Friday, March 16th at 3pm in Leadership Auditorium. 

WHM Calendar

Please join us in celebrating Women's History Month all across campus. This year's WHM calendar boasts several fun and interactive events so be sure to mark your calendars! 

Forindividual event information, please visit

2017 Award

The Women's and Gender Studies Department is now accepting nominations for the Alumnae Anniversary Award. The award recognizes women faculty on the Columbia campus who are notable for their teaching excellence and/or other contributions to the education of women.

Falcon Lecture Flyer

Feminists Reimagining Power, “Human” Rights, and the UN: Intersectionality and Cosmovisions

Associate Professor
BHM 18 Calendar

The Department of Black Studies has released the 2018 Black History Month calendar with the theme of "War, peace & Black Progress". There is a little something for everyone; from dance, to film, to trivia, to book readings, as well as a keynote event featuring Tarana Burke of the #MeToo movement. It's a very exciting and full schedule so be sure to plan ahead and save space for a few of these wonderful events! 


Poster for Busselle colloqium

The Weinstien Effect 

Monday, December 4th 12:30-1:30pm 325 Strickland Hall