Summer Term 2017 Begins

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Summer Term 2017, Session I courses begin. Learn more about registering for Summer Term courses and summer session dates – Office of Extended Studies,

For a list of Women’s Studies, LGBT Studies, and Black Women’s Studies courses currently being offered, please visit our courses page.

The Department of Women’s Studies offers five options for undergraduate students: Major in Women’s Studies; Certificate in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Studies; Certificate in Women’s Studies; Minor in LGBT Studies; and a Minor in Black Women’s Studies. Want to find out more? Contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Elsa Barkley Brown at Or, make an advising appointment with the undergraduate advisor, Dr. JV Sapinoso, by visiting and selecting an available slot.


Call for Proposals – Making Interventions, Friday, October 13, 2017

EXTENDED DEADLINE – Proposals due Friday, June 30, 2017, 5:00PM EST
The Department of Women’s Studies Graduate Student Association (WMSTGSA) invites proposals for their 3rd biennial Interventions symposium, to be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 at the University of Maryland. The WMSTGSA envisions “interventions” as opportunities for learning and teaching with their students, colleagues, and communities within and outside the university. Making Interventions provides a forum for sharing and developing collaborative, creative, and interdisciplinary feminist scholarship.

Find the full call for proposals here. Please submit individual or group proposals online at

Questions? Contact the WMSTGSA at