Register TODAY! Women in the Public Sphere - WOMENST 385S / PUBPOL 225S will be offered on Mondays from 7:30 - 10:00PM. Taught by Prof. Rachel Seidman. Click Here for details on the course. 

Try Something New This Fall!  - A look at a few courses that will be offered in the Fall 2014 semester Click Here. A complete WST Course list available here.

Listen to Professor Frances Hasso's Podcast for the Stanford University Press: As she weighs in on the current landscape of Middle East Studies scholarship.

Geographies of Gender in the Arab Revolutions

A workshop and edited volume addressing the spatial dimensions of gender and sexuality in the Arab Revolutions, organized by Frances S. Hasso (Duke University) and Zakia Salime (Rutgers University) and hosted by Duke Women's Studies, December 13-14th. 

"Geographies of Gender in the Arab Revolutions” is an invitation only book workshop to be held at Duke University’s Nasher Museum on Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14, 2013. Please contact if you are interested in attending the workshop as a guest. Click here for the workshop website.


Read the Duke Chronicle article about the Sept. 10th event, “Twerking Class Heroes”

Women’s Studies Program held an event, “Twerking Class Heroes” about the controversial Robin Thicke “Blurred Lines” video and Miley Cyrus’ performance at the MTV Video Music Awards. Click here to read the article


Women's Studies Spring 2014 Courses!

Click here to view the video for Gender and Everyday Life, taught by Professor Gabriel Rosenberg

Welcome 2013-14 Women's Studies Post Docs!

We are thrilled to welcome Stephanie Clare and Martha Kenney who will serve as the Women’s Studies Post Docs for our 2013-14 year!  In addition to their participation in the Fall seminar being taught by Ara Wilson, Stephanie will also teach WST 364S, Race, Gender and Sexuality this fall (with a science focus) and Martha will teach in the spring.  In addition to teaching, they will each give a presentation of their work in the upcoming months  - stay tuned for the dates.  Please reach out and welcome them both to Duke and Women's Studies! Click here to learn more about Stephanie and Martha and our themed year.

New Fall course connects Neuroscience and Women’s Studies, watch the video!


July 2014

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