When you pursue a women’s and gender studies minor, you examine ideas, approaches, and activism related to gendered identities, in conjunction with sexual orientation, race, class, culture, and public policy across many disciplines. This minor encompasses feminist studies, masculinity studies, and sexuality studies.
A Truly Interdisciplinary Approach
After establishing a foundational understanding of themes related to gendered identities, you choose courses from fields as diverse as English, communication, history, sociology, anthropology, political science, French and others.
Discover New Connections
At Truman, we know that all fields of study are connected in complicated and fascinating ways. Women and Gender Studies is one of seventeen interdisciplinary studies programs available for you to explore the new possibilities that open up when two or more fields overlap. Our interdisciplinary studies major even allows you to custom-design your own field of study.
Women and Gender Studies Minor Committee
For more information, please contact the chair or a committee member:
- Chair: Monica Barron (English & Linguistics)
- Nancy Daley-Moore (Health & Exercise Science)
- Sara Day (English & Linguistics)
- Christine Harker (English & Linguistics)
- Victoria Mayer (Society & Environment)
- Teak Nelson (Nursing)
- Sherri Palmer (Psychology)
February 18, 2019
Clayton B. Ofstad speaker Angela Carter will present "Classrooms in Crisis: Disability, Pedagogy, Feminism, and the Trigger Warning Debate" at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre.
February 18, 2019
Featured speaker Dr. Arun Raha will discuss "What Will the Next Recession Bring? Another Financial Crisis: Not This Time" at 7 p.m. March 4 in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre.