Women's Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi

The Department of Women's Studies at UH Mānoa is proud to offer an interdisciplinary approach to the study of women and gender issues. Our department emphasizes multicultural and global education and innovative feminist research on issues of gender, sexuality, ethnic and national diversity, and social justice with a focus on women in Hawaiʻi, Asia, and the Pacific. We offer a major (BA) and an undergraduate certificate, and an Advanced Women's Studies (AdWS) graduate certificate.

'I was doing something that I really loved doing. I didn't really think about, "gee, I'm the only girl on the team, where are my girlfriends," or anything like that. I was just doing it.' Via @POPSUGAR
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Skateboarding Legend Peggy Oki on the Olympics and 40 Years of Smashing Gender Expectations

The team that revolutionized the sport of skateboarding in the 1970s may have been known as the Z-Boys, but they had one girl member: Peggy Oki. Her s...


While gender parity at the #Emmys remains elusive, women made gains in several nomination categories this year—due in large part to women spearheading their own productions. Read our full report on gender and the 2019 non-acting Primetime Emmys.

Women's Media Center: 2019 review of gender and non-acting Emmy primetime nominations - Women’s Media Center

Despite a year in television that was dominated by female-driven content on screen, gender parity remains elusive for women in non-acting nominations ...


#NWSA2019 needs conference volunteers and professional development mentors! Apply to be a volunteer by Sept. 30 at https://t.co/sExl9bZ50Q and volunteer to be a mentor by Oct. 11 at https://t.co/FIzT952CsI

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We proudly announce the Women’s Studies Honors Track, providing our most talented and highly motivated students with an exceptional opportunity to excel in their study of the different aspects of the study of women, gender and sexuality. https://t.co/EE3GjFHs9d

Discover how Simone de Beauvoir paved the way for #feminism today with @theacademy award nominee Imogen Sutton’s documentary, Daughters of de Beauvoir.

+ Q&A with Imogen Sutton, Margaret Drabble, Sarah LeFanu & @muirkate .

Thurs 16 May @ifru_london

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"Fiction for this age group is a super exciting area right now as there haven’t been a lot of books published in the past and just in the last year so much great stuff has been released."

8 Awesome Queer Books for the Youth and Tweens in Your Life

LGBT fiction for the tween / young teen in your life, or for anyone who likes a good queer book (spoiler: that’s everyone).


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