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Writing Fridays for Brandeis Graduate Students 

WSRC and HBI opens the doors to our beautiful library for Brandeis graduate students to come and write on the following Fridays from 11:00-1:00PM: Nov 2, 15 and 30, 2018 and Dec 14, 2018. Coffee and cookies will be served. 

Kniznick Gallery: Rachel Stern "More Weight" Open Monday, July 9-Friday, October 26, 2018

The Kniznick Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition by Philadelphia-based artist, Rachel Stern. In “More Weight,” Stern addresses the conflation of histories with their representations through imagery, storytelling, and literary interpretations.

COver Image 2018 NAS_Sexual Harrasment in STEM Fields Report

Please click on the image and read the 2018 Consensus Study Report of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine documenting the evidence-based consensus by an authoring committee of experts on "Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine"

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Welcome to Brandeis Women's Studies Research Center!

Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC) is an innovative, interdisciplinary research center of scholars, artists, students, and faculty who study gender issues and women’s lives. Advancing the social justice mission of Brandeis University, the WSRC contributes intellectually to the university as well as to national and international communities.

Learn more about our three core programs: The Scholars Program, The Student Scholar Partnership Program and the Arts ProgramCheck out our Affiliated Programs and be sure to sign up for our Mailing list! Our programs are supported by generous donors like you, please consider making a donation by clicking on the blue "Donate Now" button. Thank you! The Epstein building on Brandeis University Campus is home to the WSRC. There is plenty of parking available directly behind Epstein. We look forward to welcoming you at one of our Events!

Upcoming Events and Lectures

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