Students present research at the 16th Annual Women's Studies Conference.

Minor in Women's Studies

UWF's minor in Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary program in in humanities offering students a knowledge of women’s roles and influence in contemporary society, as well as the impact of social institutions, systems and philosophies or attitudes toward women.

Program Description 

The Women's Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program that provides students with knowledge of women's roles and influence in contemporary society, as well as the impact of social institutions, systems and philosophies or attitudes toward women. Courses offer practical preparation for careers in teaching, counseling, community relations, law, recreation, social work and business. Students can select classes from such disciplines as history, literature, fine arts, legal administration, psychology, nursing, sociology and communication arts. The Women's Studies program provides several activities in which students pursuing the minor can participate: leadership conferences, speaker's series, and Women's History Month presentations. This minor is available to all undergraduate students.



Department Contact

Rebecca Steward
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
University of West Florida, Building 50/228
(850) 474-2672

Women's Conf 2015. Angela Davis and Audience
UWF 14th Annual Women's Studies Conference

Annual Women’s Studies Conference

Each year, the Women's Studies Collective hosts the annual Women's Studies Conference In addition to the presentation of the Mary F. Rogers Faculty Award, the conference features scholarly papers, poster presentations, visual and performance art pieces by graduate and undergraduate students that address women, gender, and sexuality.

The evening keynote address features respected scholars and leaders who are advancing initiatives relating to women, gender and sexuality. 

For more information on upcoming conferences, visit The University of West Florida's Annual Women's Studies Conference. 

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