Until further notice, the Department of Women’s Studies is operating remotely, and thus Saunders Hall 722 is closed for in-person business.
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Women's Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi

Our department is proud to offer an interdisciplinary approach to studying women and gender issues. We emphasize multicultural and global education and innovative feminist research on gender, sexuality, ethnic and national diversity, and social justice, focusing on women in Hawaiʻi, Asia, and the Pacific. We offer an undergraduate major (BA), an online BA, and a certificate, and a graduate certificate.


Aloha! You are invited to join our first WS Colloquium of the semester with Dr. Joyce Pualani Warren next week Thursday (9/10) 12:00-1:30PM. Please see flyer below to register.

Aloha! You're all invited to join the special live event on August 27 at 1:30PM (HST) to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, featuring acclaimed UCLA historian Ellen Carol Dubois. See information below:

Aloha everyone! Check out our Women's Studies at UH Mānoa - Spring 2020 Newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/91fad70d07ec/womens-studies-at-uh-mnoa-spring2020-newsletter-671166?e=[UNIQID]

COVID-19 Resources compiled by Dr. Mire Koikari of the Department of Women's Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa || http://go.hawaii.edu/AKf

Please join us next Thursday (March 12) for our March WS colloquium, celebrating the centennial anniversary of women's suffrage. See flyer below for more details:

Aloha! Please consider joining graduate student Crystal Kwok and her International Women's Group as they screen the movie For Sama tomorrow (March 5th). For details, see flyer below:

Aloha everyone! Our February colloquium has been rescheduled for *THIS* Thursday (2/27/20). Please see flyer below for more details.

This Friday (1/31) is the LGBTQ+ Welcome Reception! The event is hosted by the LGBTQ+ student services, and sponsored by the Associated Students at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (ASUH). The reception will be held in the Campus Center Executive Dining Room, 5-6 PM:

Aloha WS Community! You are invited to the 2nd Women of Color Support Night tomorrow (January 30), from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Kawaiahaʻo Church, Queen Liliʻuokalani Social Hall in the basement:

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