The Coalition of Women in German (WiG) provides a democratic forum for all people interested in feminist approaches to German literature and culture or in the intersection of gender with other categories of analysis such as sexuality, class, race, and ethnicity. Through its annual conference, panels at national professional meetings, and through the publication of the Feminist German Studies, the organization promotes feminist scholarship of outstanding quality. Women in German is committed to making school and college curricula inclusive and seeks to create bridges, cross boundaries, nurture aspiration, and challenge assumptions while exercising critical self-awareness. Women in German is dedicated to eradicating discrimination in the classroom and in the teaching profession at all levels.
WiG was founded in 1974.
BGHRA, DDGC, and WiG Joint Statement Declaring Support and Solidarity with Trans People
The Black German Heritage Research Association (BGHRA), the Diversity, Decolonization, and German Curriculum collective (DDGC), and the Coalition of Women in German (WiG) leadership express our support of and solidarity with trans peoples within our institutions and...
WiG Leadership Team expresses support for Ukrainians
In light of the ongoing invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the WiG Leadership team expresses support for Ukrainians, as well as all refugees and protesters for peace globally. We strongly condemn the actions being taken by the Russian military and leadership, which...
Call for Applications: Co-editor for Feminist German Studies
WiG is searching for a new co-editor for Feminist German Studies to begin in Fall 2022 withissue 39.2 for a 3-year term (renewable once). Required Qualifications: Member of WiG with longstanding record of participation and contribution to the organization;A secure...
WiG Community Agreement
Statement of Core Values WiG is committed to anti-racist feminism and is taking concrete steps to ensure that WiG spaces (conferences, co-sponsored panels, the WiG-List, social media, and collaborative spaces) reflect those practices and values. A renewed commitment...
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WiG's Journal: Feminist German Studies
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WiGgies in Action
Keep up with WiGgies teaching, research, and other exciting projects! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to share your project.