Go beyond the classroom. Apply your knowledge by finding an internship, participating in the Women and Spirituality Conference, or joining the Honor Society.


An internship is an opportunity to gain experience with a private, public or community organization.

Honor Society

Iota, Iota, Iota, or Triota, is the national academic Women’s Studies Honor Society. It was started in 1992 at the Metropolitan State College of Denver. The Greek letter Iota was selected for the name to represent the three goddesses Inana, Ishtar, and Isis.

Current Graduate Students

Meet our Current Graduate Students

Partners in Social Justice

Minnesota State University, Mankato has a strong feminist community as well as an institutional commitment to addressing diversity issues.

Women and Spirituality Conference

This is a conference that provide a supportive and nurturing setting for a dialogue of caring and mutual respect between and among women and men from many spiritual and religious traditions.


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Collective Action Projects

The Collective Action Project is designed by the incoming graduate students each fall as part of GWS 600 Collective Action. The project highlights the department’s commitment to feminism both in theory and activism.

Social Media

Catch up with Gender and Women's Studies Department MNSU Mankato on Social Media