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.
Book Roundtable featuring Hester Baer, Maria Stehle, and Beverly Weber (October 8)!
On October 8, 2021 at 10am PST, there will be a roundtable discussion of two recently published books by WiGgies: Hester Baer’s German Cinema in the Age of Neoliberalism (Amsterdam University Press, 2021) and Maria Stehle and Beverly Weber’s Precarious Intimacies: The...
WiG Leadership Statement about the 2021 Women in German Conference
Dear WiG members, conference panel organizers, and participants, In collaboration with this year’s conference organizers, the Leadership Team of the Coalition of Women in German is writing to announce that we have decided to hold the 2021 conference virtually again...
Statement in Support of Trans and Nonbinary People
In light of recent legislative attacks on LGBTQ+ people, especially trans and nonbinary people, we, the leadership of the Coalition of Women in German, reiterate our full support for the rights of all. We celebrate the vast array of gender identities and sexual...
WiG Leadership Statement on Atlanta Murders
We, the leadership team of the Coalition of Women in German, condemn the horrific murders of eight people in Atlanta on March 16, 2021. This act was motivated by anti-Asian racism, white supremacy, and misogyny. We are frustrated to see news coverage and statements by...
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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.