Not a Simple Story
Women’s and gender studies embraces diverse narratives and multiple definitions of feminism.
The early pioneers of Women’s Studies overcame adversity, derision, skepticism and a lack of resources.
We reflect on the growth and complexity of women’s and gender studies at USC over the past 50 years.
WGST receives SC Humanities Grant for 50th Anniversary
The WGST Department is excited to receive the SC Humanities Grant for its 50th Anniversary. The mission of South Carolina Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. This not-for-profit organization presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that reach more than 250,000 citizens annually. South Carolina Humanities receives funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as corporate, foundation and individual donors. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state.