Dr. Disko Discusses the Cultural Significance of Motorcycles in Weimar Germany
Gailor Auditorium


“Motherhood for the Nation: French Family Policy, Gender, and Reproduction in 1940s Morocco”
Gailor Auditorium


Melody Lehn
Prof. Lehn wins Excellence in Teaching Award

April 17, 2019
Assistant Professor Melody Lehn was recognized on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 with the university’s citation for Excellence in Teaching.

Lecture on Angela Davis

March 13, 2019
Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones, Prof. of English at Wright State University will deliver a lecture entitled Encountering Gender, Class, and Race: Literary and Cinematic Representations of Angela Davis and the Civil Rights Movement on Wednesday, March 27 at 4 p.m. in Gailor Auditorium: Dr. Jones is the author of Conversations with Angela Davis (forthcoming with University Press of Mississippi) and Rereading the Harlem Renaissance: Race, Class, and Gender in the Fiction of Jessie Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston, and Dorothy West. This event is sponsored by the following departments: American Studies; Center for Speaking and Listening; English; German; History; Politics; Sewanee Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation; University Lectures Committee; and Women's and Gender Studies.

eunice muchemi with award
Eunice Muchemi, C'19, receives 2018 Newman Civic Fellow Award

April 10, 2018
Eunice Muchemi, C'19, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Newman Civic Fellows Award. An International and Global Studies major with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, Muchemi has worked actively in multiple capacities to address the global issue of gender violence.

Kelly Siegler
Kelly Siegler, of "Cold Justice," to lecture April 12

March 26, 2018
A lecture on Gender and Criminal Law by veteran prosecutor and lead investigator on the television show Cold Justice, Kelly Siegler.

Intro to Black Women's Studies
Women's and Gender Studies announces WMST 160: Introduction to Black Women's Studies for Fall 2018

March 7, 2018
Women's and Gender Studies is thrilled to announce a new foundational course for the minor and major: WMST/AFST 160: Introduction to Black Women's Studies.

Melody Lehn
Prof. Melody Lehn wins Outstanding New Teacher Award

February 16, 2018
Sewanee Women's Studies and Rhetoric Professor Dr. Melody Lehn has received the Southern States Communication Association's Dwight L. Freshley Outstanding New Teacher Award.

Women's and Gender Studies graduate, Armonté Butler, C'2017, is putting theory into practice with his exciting summer fellowship.

July 28, 2017
Recent Women's and Gender Studies graduate, Armonté Butler, C'2017, is putting theory into practice with his exciting summer fellowship at the CDC and his new job at the HRC.

Walker Buxton has spent the summer traveling in Mongolia with her grandfather—anthropologist Jack Weatherford.

July 24, 2017
Walker Buxton has spent the summer traveling in Mongolia with her grandfather — anthropologist Jack Weatherford.

historian catherine clinton
Pioneering historian Catherine Clinton to present Goodstein Lecture on Southern women

March 7, 2017
Historian Catherine Clinton will present the 18th annual Anita S. Goodstein Lecture in Women’s History at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Gailor Auditorium. Her talk on Southern women will be followed by a reception, and the public is invited.

Wendy Davis
The Wick presents: Wendy Davis Keynote Speech

January 27, 2017
The Wick presents: Wendy Davis Keynote Speech

Movie Poster

November 11, 2016
what remains of a woman's right to choose?

International Internships

October 11, 2016
Professors Amy Patterson and Paige Schneider will present information on Internship opportunities.

Courtney Thompson Joins Faculty

May 13, 2015
Courtney Thompson earned her BA in English from Hampton University and her Ph.D. in American Studies from Purdue University. She will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies in the fall.

Sarah Flowers, C'15, is Speaker for Women's and Gender Studies Colloquium

April 14, 2015
Sarah Flowers, C'15, will give a talk on The Mulâtresse: Mythologizing and Negating Hybrid Haitian Identities.

Riah Patterson, M.D., C'05 To Give Talk on "A Psychiatrist's Perspective on Women's Health"

March 25, 2015
In her lecture, Patterson broadly analyzes women's health from a psychiatric perspective. She reflects on how her academic studies in Religion, Psychology and Women's Studies at Sewanee informed her career path in psychiatry and led her to undertake multiple outreach activities related to women's health.

The Politics of Pulchritude: Miss Universe 1928, a talk for the Women's and Gender Studies Colloquium

October 16, 2014
Holly Grout, Assistant Professor of History, University of Alabama, will give a talk on Thursday, October 30, 4:30pm in Gailor Auditorium.