Pembroke Center

Concentration Requirements

The Gender and Sexuality Studies concentration consists of 10 courses, 12 for honors concentrators.


The GNSS concentration consists of 10 courses, 12 for honors concentrators.Students in Digital Feminist Humanities

  • GNSS0120: Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Four-course focus on some thematic, theoretical or historical aspect of gender and sexuality
  • Two introductory or methodology courses in disciplines pertinent to the focus
  • One course in gender history, women's history, or history of sexuality.
  • One course in feminist theory or theory of sexuality
  • A senior seminar which counts as your capstone course. Senior seminar participants are expected to write a research essay
  • Prior to Commencement, all graduating senior concentrators are required to do a short presentation of either their senior essay or thesis project

For further information, contact Wendy Allison Lee, Associate Director of the Pembroke Center and Director of the Program Gender and Sexuality Studies.