GSF Initiatives

Transgender Studies + The Humanities

A 2016-2017 series asking how the innovations in the new field of transgender studies is changing teaching, research and medicine. Funded by the Franklin Humanities Institute Humanities Futures grant with support from the Mellon Foundation. Directed by Ara Wilson & Gabriel Rosenberg. The series also helps to launch our new minor in sexuality studies.


Annual Research Initiative: Black Feminism

The Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Program conducts an Annual Research Initiative that explores ideas and concepts from a variety of disciplines that touch on women, gender, and feminism. The theme is realized in a graduate seminar, post-doctoral fellowships, and events. For 2016-2017, the theme is "Black Feminism."