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The Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies program has moved!!!
Come visit us in our new location at 180 Rockefeller Hall.



The Fall 2016 course roster is now available!
For our most up-to-date course descriptions, download a PDF here.



Professor Ramberg discusses her award-winning book, Given to the Goddess: 

AFA Congratulates the First Ever Winners of the Michelle Z Rosaldo Book Prize 


Recent books by Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies faculty:

Professor Lucinda Ramberg:
Given to the Goddess: South Indian Devadasis and the Sexuality of Religion
Duke University Press, 2014
Winner of the 2015 Clifford Geertz Prize in the anthropology of religion,
the 2015 Michelle Rosaldo Prize for a first book in feminist anthropology and
the 2015 Ruth Benedict Prize for Outstanding Single-Authored Monograph.
Read an excerpt that was featured in

Professor C. Riley Snorton:
Nobody is Supposed to Know: Black Sexuality on the Down Low
University of Minnesota Press, 2014

Recent Articles:

Professor Jane Juffer:
Immigrants Seeking Asylum in the US Face Insurmountable Obstacles
Truthout, 5/28/15

Professor C. Riley Snorton:
Gender as a Strategy: Exploring the History of Black “Transness”, 6/15/15

Professor Oneka LaBennett:
What Scandal’s Civil Rights-Era Critique Says About Contemporary Black Women and Girls

Ms. Magazine, 10/29/15


Featured Resource:

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The mission of the Cornell Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is to foster a more vibrant campus community by supporting the full and active participation of female students in both their personal and educational pursuits at Cornell. The WRC champions endeavors that support women’s education, empowerment, and advancement at Cornell and beyond.