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The Department of Women's Studies at the University of Hawaiʻi at 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.

The Department of Women’s Studies seeks an Assistant Professor candidate with expertise that is well situated at the intersection of sexuality, sexual violence, sexual harassment, and queer embodiment.

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#TheFavourite, @BoyErased, and ... @BlockersMovie? Editors @TracyEGilchrist & @dnlreynolds review the best #LGBTQ films of 2018.

The 12 Best LGBTQ Films of 2018

The Advocate's editors selected the year's most moving, surprising, and vital films that centered on queer lives.

Let’s remember Evelyn Berezin, groundbreaking computer scientist & inventor of the world’s 1st word processor, who recently passed away. @nytimes

Evelyn Berezin in 1976, when she was president of the Redactron Corporation, with Data Secretary, the first computerized word processor, which she designed and marketed.

Evelyn Berezin, 93, Dies; Built the First True Word Processor

Her device freed secretaries from the typewriter. But as word processing became ubiquitous, it helped eliminate their jobs.

All genders together for equality.

This #16Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, we featured works of artists who speak up for women's rights through their art on @instagram!

Check it out: #HearMeToo #orangetheworld

Everyone has the right to life and liberty.
Everyone has the right to freedom from fear.
Everyone has the right to seek asylum from persecution.


It’s #HumanRightsDay!

We are all born free and equal. #StandUp4HumanRights

Being a runner up for TIME’s Person of the Year truly shows the power that young people possess in the U.S. and around the world.

This is just a preview of the changes that will come as the #MarchForOurLives continues.

March For Our Lives Activists: TIME Person of the Year Runner Up

The youth movement stirring the conscience of a nation

Did you know? Eleanor Roosevelt was the Chairperson of the drafting committee of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Meet more women who shaped #UDHR70 via @UN: #HumanRightsDay

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