Gender Studies

Department of Gender Studies

Collage of a woman's face.

Welcome to the Department of Gender Studies at Memorial University!

We are an expanding department in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences with faculty research and teaching interests in citizenship and human rights, reproductive rights, Irish studies, auto/biography and life writing, feminist theory, the body, environmental and Aboriginal studies, and postcolonial theory.

Our exciting and new FALL 2018 courses, which are also open to non-GNDR majors and minors, are:

2006 Genders and Sexualities
     -What is gender? Does it matter to sexuality? Slot 12
2007 Girlhood and Girl Cultures
     -How is girlhood made, shaped, or influenced? Slot 10
3005 Feminist Texts, Theories and Histories
     -Feminism has a rich history! Slot 18
3007 Theories of Care
     -Who gets to care? Is care free? What does caring look like? Slot 20
3008 Feminist Practices and Global Change
     -Feminism, activism, globalization! Slot 19
3026 Fat Studies
     -How do bodies shape privilege, oppression, opportunity? Slot 11
4000 Contemporary Feminist Issues
     -Feminism helps us rethink social issues! Slot 51



Gender Studies

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000