St Andrews Institute for Gender Studies

The St Andrews Institute for Gender Studies (StAIGS) brings together staff from across the University of St Andrews with research interests in gender. StAIGS has over 100 Academic Affiliates across 16 schools: Art History, Biology, Classics, Computer Science, Divinity, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Economics, English, Geography & Sustainable Development, History, International Relations, Mathematics, Medicine, Modern Languages, Philosophical-Anthropological-Film Studies, and Psychology & Neuroscience.

Words, Music, and Marginalisation Conference

Words, Music, and Marginalisation Conference, 1-3 September **Register by Friday 21 August 2020** Check out the exciting programme! With a Keynote Speaker (on Teams: 1 Sept, 16.30-18.30): Imani Danielle Mosley Dr. Mosley is an Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Florida and is a specialist on the work of Benjamin Britten, contemporary opera, Read more about Words, Music, and Marginalisation Conference[…]

StAIGS Feminist Film Series

The mission of the StAIGS Feminist Film Series is to de-canonise and decolonise film and cinema content outreach whilst spotlighting female, POC, and LGBTQIA+ filmmakers. The series aims to provide a space to view the work of overlooked creatives and hold critical discussions on issues related to gender and beyond. 


StAIGS’ External Speaker Series

External Speaker Series. Thurs 10 Oct: Tommy Curry (Edinburgh) — “Thinking through the Silence: Theorizing the Rape of Jewish Males during the Holocaust through Survivor Testimonies.” 11am – 12:30pm in Master’s Room (Heb’s Block). Wed 16 Oct: Vanessa Wills (George Washington University) — “Black Woman Marxists on Race, Gender, and Class.” 11am – 12:30pm in Read more about StAIGS’ External Speaker Series[…]

StAIGS Internal Speaker Series

This term, StAIGS is introducing an internal speaker series based on the same structure as the launch event — short informal talks about common topics to promote interdisciplinary discussions and collaborations. Each session will have three speakers from three different departments discussing a common theme (Conviction, Space, Representation, and Memory). Each speaker will give about Read more about StAIGS Internal Speaker Series[…]

StAIGS Reading Group

StAIGS has a monthly reading group. All are welcome. The topic of each reading group is independent—so may come to them all, or feel free to pick whichever topics (or dates) are of most interest.