Women's Studies (Minor)

  • Women's Studies at Carlow University is for Everyone  

    Women’s studies courses look at contemporary and historical research about and creative productions by women; raise new questions which are relevant to women in global cultures; question sex role relationships and basic social assumptions regarding women’s roles; and encourage students and faculty to do research and creative productions about women and issues that affect women.

    Women’s studies incorporates interdisciplinary concepts and methods and questions masculine biases across the disciplines. Courses explore the historical condition of women, the interpretation of women in the various disciplines, and the present and future position of women in society. The program fosters new scholarship and creative production for women in order to understand the cultural history of women’s experiences as well as to debate women’s situations today.