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This guide provides you with an introduction to resources available for researching Gender Studies and corresponding, interdisciplinary courses at MSU.

For further assistance, contact Susan Hall or Sheeji Kathuria


Did you know that MSU offers Gender Studies as a minor and graduate certificate? See below for more information.



Miss Representation

Miss Representation is a film that has sparked a movement "that seeks to empower women and girls to challenge limiting media labels in order to realize their potential."

Women's portrayal in the media is a powerful tool that perpetuates sexism, and Miss Representation explores this concept through discussions with young women, powerful females, and celebrities. It provokes critical thinking about the images we are bombarded with and offers solutions to breaking this cultural habit of focusing on women's bodies instead of their minds.

Please be aware that the following video contains some graphic images and language.

Spring 2014 Gender Studies Lecture Series

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  • Laverne Cox
    Star of Netflix's Orange is the New Black and Transgender advocate delivers Women's History Month Keynote Address "Ain't I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood." March 27th in Taylor Auditorium at 6pm.
  • Chris Cuomo
    Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at the University of Georgia presents "From Climate Change to Climate Justice: from the Global to the Local." February 28th in Mitchell Memorial Library Auditorium at 2:30pm.
  • The Vagina Monologues
    Performance and Fundraiser benefitting Safe Haven. $5 suggested donation. March 2nd in Allen Hall 13 at 7pm.
  • Miss Representation Film Screening and Discussion
    April 15th in Allen Hall 13 at 6pm.

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