The Center for the Study of Women and Society

The Center for the Study of Women and Society

Since 1977, the Center for the Study of Women and Society at the Graduate Center, City University of New York has promoted interdisciplinary feminist scholarship. The focus of the Center’s research agenda is the study of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class and nation in relationship to the experiences of women and men in societies around the world.

The Center sponsors, with the Women’s Studies Certificate Program,  intellectual exchange among scholars within City University of New York as well as with visiting scholars though symposia, seminars and lectures. The Center also seeks to collaborate with grassroots and professional organizations.

Contact:

The Center for the Study of Women and Society
Professor Victoria Pitts-Taylor, Director
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5116
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212.817.8895
Fax: 212.817.1539
http://web.gc.cuny.edu/womencenter

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York is located at 365 5th Ave, between 34th and 35th Streets.

The Graduate Center is the doctorate granting institution of the City University of New York. The only consortium of its kind in the nation, the Graduate Center draws its faculty of more than 1700 members mainly from the CUNY colleges and cultural and scientific institutions throughout New York City. Established in 1961, the Graduate Center has grown to an enrollment of four thousand students in over thirty doctoral programs and seven master’s degree programs in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The Graduate Center also houses twenty nine research centers and institutes and offers a wide range of continuing education and cultural programs of interest to the general public. Also affiliated with the institution are the following University Center programs: the CUNY Baccalaureate Program, the School of Professional Studies, and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu


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