GSWS faculty confront existing ideological frameworks in which women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, and other underrepresented groups are marginalized.
Exhibits and Projects
100 Years of Women in 20 ArtifactsMarch 14, 2019 to August 18, 2019
This exhibit highlights the history of W&M women through the artifacts they owned, created, and used during their time at the university.
Oral Histories Commemorating 100 Years of Coeducation at W&MSeptember 22, 2018 to July 7, 2019
Narrating Herstory is a dynamic exhibit featuring the complex, inspiring stories of women who experienced these inaugural years firsthand and who transformed campus for the generations to come.
100 Years of Women at William & MaryAugust 20, 2018 to July 1, 2019
Justly Belongs serves to commemorate William & Mary women and acknowledge the one hundred-year journey of making William & Mary their home.
100 Years of Women's Athletics at William & MaryAugust 23, 2018 to August 1, 2019
Game Changers highlights the significant history of women’s athletics at William & Mary, celebrates its game-changing athletes, and anticipates its bright future.
Cuban Poster ArtDecember 1, 2017 to June 16, 2019
Alejandro Rodríguez Fornés “Alucho,” is a prolific graphic designer and an important figure in the use of emerging technologies and digital art in Cuban graphic design; this is his first solo exhibit in the United States.
Printing from the Fifteenth Century to TodayNovember 16, 2017 to June 30, 2019
In our digital age, it is sometimes easy to forget about the importance of printing in human history, particularly as many people now almost never hold a physical newspaper or book in their hands.
Selected Cookbooks from Swem Library's Special CollectionsJuly 18, 2017 to June 16, 2019
Broadly centered on the theme of seasonality, this exhibit draws on a collection of cookbooks and recipe books housed in Swem Library's Special Collections Research Center to explore what individuals and communities ate, how they labored, and how they coped with centuries of changes in availability and access to foods.