2000 grads

The first graduating class of Gender Studies majors in 2000

Leila Ahmed

Lelia Ahmed gives a lecture in May 2012

Alison Bechdel and student

Alison Bechdel speaks with a student at an exhibition of her work

Lauren Berlant and Mel Chen

Professor Lauren Berlant introducing guest speaker Mel Chen

Lauren Berlant and Kristen Schilt

Professors Lauren Berlant and Kristen Schilt participate in a zine making workshop

Hillary Chute and Alison Bechdel

Professor Hillary Chute and Alison Bechdel


Students participate in a classroom discussion at CSGS

Community room

The Community Room at 5733 S University

center door

Center entrance

2011 fellows

CSGS Fellows in 2011

5733 exterior

The exterior of 5733 S University

Student question

A student asks a question after a talk by Kimberly Peirce in October 2011


The Radius is a student-led and produced podcast from the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at the University of Chicago. The podcast is available to UChicago students, alumni, staff and faculty as well as our larger communities to discuss topics in gender and sexuality and to engage with what’s happening at the Center.

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Episode 2: Summer's Here!
In this episode, we talk with Girls Rock! Chicago founder Melissa Oglesby, discuss shifting views on gender and sexuality with UChicago first year students, and meditate on Beyonce's Memorial Day takeover of the city. We also have some reflections on our 20th Anniversary Symposium from students and faculty.

Episode 1: Pilot
In the kickoff episode of The Radius, academic and radical filmmaker Eric Stanley discusses artistic process on a budget, gamemaker Anna Anthropy carves a space for games in academia, and UChicago first year students Mimi Taylor and Andrea Giugni process the perceived frivolity of pop culture consumption. The episode was produced and hosted by Tien Tien Jong, Eleonora Edreva and Summer Fields.