To Experiencing ‘Fall First Time’s’… and Looking Forward to Spring First’s
Veronica Sudesh, MA Student learn more →
GSWS 433 Gender, Violence and Resistance Spring 2019
Spaces still available! learn more →
Canadian South Asian Youths Conference: Call for Abstracts
Canadian South Asian Youths Conference: Identity, Gender, Sexuality, Employment, and Activism: Saturday, April 6, 2019 learn more →
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
January 15, 2019
Transgender Kids Are Not New
History as a Tool for Justice with Julian Gill-Peterson
January 08, 2019
GSWS 102 Feminist Action Spring 2019
(B-Hum) Spaces still available!
January 03, 2019
GSWS 320 Gender, Environment and Climate Justice
Spring 2019 - Space Available Photograph by Larry Wright
November 27, 2018
A student-run, peer-edited, open access journal focused on collecting and sharing knowledge that is intersectionally feminist, LGBTQ2IA+ positive, anti-colonial, anti-racist, and anti-oppressive.
September 08, 2018
Rosemary Brown Conference 2018
Women and Politics: Risk and Opportunity September 8, 2018
September 04, 2018
On the Politics of Ugliness
On the Politics of Ugliness, co-edited by Ruth Wynn Woodward Postdoctoral Fellow Ela Przybylo and Sara Rodrigues is now published!
The Rosemary Brown Annual Memorial Conference
Women and Politics: Risk and Opportunity
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
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Annual Rosemary Brown Award for Women Recipient:
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)|
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
SFU becomes first university to offer asexuality studies! Read The Peak article on Dr. Ela Przybylo's GSWS 333-4 Ruth Wynn Woodward Advanced Seminar: Critical Nonsexualities from the Fall 2017 semester!
RWW Post Doc Profile
Ruth Wynn Woodward Postdoctoral Fellow 2017-2019
Asexuality Studies Scholar and Feminist Editor