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 WS Community! We invite you to join us this Thursday (Nov. 12) 12:00-1:30PM via Zoom for the next Women’s Studies colloquium featuring Dr. Kim Compoc, Assistant Professor of History at UH West Oʻahu:

Aloha WS Community! You are invited to join the following event, "Gender and Global Leadership Directions", hosted by the International Woman’s Group at EWCPA this Thursday, October 1st:

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:

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