Welcome

The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University welcomes students interested in the study of women, gender, sexuality, and feminism. The department’s interdisciplinary degree programs and faculty offer courses in a wide range of subject areas in the social sciences, humanities, natural/applied sciences, and contemporary arts.

Why Study Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies?

Watch the "Why Study Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies?" YouTube video featuring:

Dr. Lara Campbell
Dr. Coleman Nye
Dr. Habiba Zaman

Current Events

Recent Events

The Rosemary Brown Annual Memorial Conference

Women and Politics:  Risk and Opportunity

Sponsored by:

SFU Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and the

Rosemary Brown Award for Women Committee

Special thanks to the SFU Centre for Dialogue for their generous support

September 8, 2018

Simon Fraser University
Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue
Asia Pacific Hall
Vancouver, BC

8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Annual Rosemary Brown Award for Women Recipient:

Ellen Woodsworth

Panel:

Orene Askew (Band Councillor, Squamish Nation)

Katrina Chen (MLA, Burnaby-Lougheed)

Mobina Jaffer (Senator, British Columbia)

Joy Masuhara (Co-Chair, Women Transforming Cities)
Lynne Quarmby (Professor, SFU, and GPC Science Policy Critic)

Media

Dr. Jen Marchbank is quoted in an article in the Surrey Now-Leader on the Delta community’s first ever Take Back the Night walk.

Delta ‘takes back the night’ in first ever domestic violence walk

Listen to Dr. Habiba Zaman's CBC interview on about invisible labour on The Early Edition
The interview starts at the 2:38 mark.

Surrey’s Youth For A Change Group co-founded by Dr. Jen Marchbank is featured in Surrey 604

Student Profiles

RWW Post Doc Profile

Ela Przybylo
Ruth Wynn Woodward Postdoctoral Fellow 2017-2019


Asexuality Studies Scholar and Feminist Editor

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Alumni Profiles

Alumni Profile: Megan Bulloch, MA, GSWS
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The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences alumni profile of Robert Bittner

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Associate Profiles

The Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies respectfully acknowledges that SFU is on unceded Coast Salish Territory; the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Kwikwetlem First Nations.