Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women's Studies

 

The Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies (IGWS) is an academic research institute and a graduate teaching center for scholars, researchers and graduate students interested in gender issues in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. The research institute serves as a resources nexus through which research projects, conferences, workshops, policy debates and educational programs on gender issues are engaged. The graduate center provides students with an interdisciplinary and transnational perspective in GWST with a special emphasis on the Middle East and North African region.

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  • This collection contains issues of the graduate student journal from the Cynthia Nelson Insitutute for Gender and Women's Studies at the American University in Cairo.

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  • American University in Cairo. Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women's Studies (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-27)
    Introduction: Shifting Paradigms through Gender and Sexuality: Our task in stringing together six essays with an overarching theme that could create confluence while positioning gender and sexuality as the kind of antagonisms ...
  • American University in Cairo. Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women's Studies (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-27)
    Surfacing Contextualized Contours of Gender and Conflict in the Global South: For the second issue of Surfacing, the Student Editorial Collective decided to initiate dialogue on the concept of conflict -- past and present, ...
  • American University in Cairo. Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women's Studies (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-27)
    Why an Interdisciplinary Graduate Journal about Gender in the Global South?: It is the belief of the Surfacing Student Collective that there are several cumulative needs for the launch of a graduate student journal from ...
  • American University in Cairo. Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women's Studies (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-27)
    Introduction: Shifting Paradigms through Gender and Sexuality: Our task in stringing together six essays with an overarching theme that could create confluence while positioning gender and sexuality as the kind of antagonisms ...
  • American University in Cairo. Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women's Studies (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-27)
    Surfacing Contextualized Contours of Gender and Conflict in the Global South: For the second issue of Surfacing, the Student Editorial Collective decided to initiate dialogue on the concept of conflict -- past and present, ...
  • American University in Cairo. Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women's Studies (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-27)
    Why an Interdisciplinary Graduate Journal about Gender in the Global South?: It is the belief of the Surfacing Student Collective that there are several cumulative needs for the launch of a graduate student journal from ...