We examine feminist and queer thought in a variety of global and historical contexts. Faculty specialize in literature, history, anthropology, classics, medicine, film, politics, and rhetoric.
Congratulations to Margaret Banks '17 and Ayoung Kim '17!
Sociology major Nayah Mullings ’17 (left) and Black Studies and SWAGS major Saren Deardorff ’17 (right) leave behind a legacy of unparalleled dedication and unwavering support for the Queer Resource Center and the LGBTQ community on campus.
Professor Basu looks back to the early days of her time at Amherst College and compares them to today.
The SWAGS Department recognizes the need to balance academic freedom of thought and choice of material with the sensitivities of our teachers and students.
Upon graduation a SWAGS major should have mastered an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approach to the creation, meaning, function, and perpetuation of gender in human societies, both past and present.