Are you seeking a degree in LGBTQ+ studies? Looking for a specific archival source? Curious to take one queer history course to supplement your education? Here, we’ve gathered up the many opportunities and resources to engage with LGBTQIA2S+ scholarship here at the University of Michigan.
The University of Michigan has a number of library and archival collections relevant to the study and support of LGBTQ+ students, scholars, and communities. For assistance with research in these areas, please contact Meredith Kahn, Librarian for Gender & Sexuality Studies.
This minor offered through the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is designed to introduce students to the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and sexuality studies. Required and elective courses provide students with the opportunity to explore how various practices, institutions and beliefs intersect with sexualities and sexed bodies, in a range of cultures, geographies, and histories. Students will have the opportunity to engage in courses that represent an interdisciplinary array of scholarship on the study of sexuality and sexual identities.
To find out additional information and to learn about the requirements for the LGBTQ Studies Minor, feel free to visit the LSA website.
This certificate offered through Rackham Graduate School is designed for students already enrolled in a terminal degree program at the University of Michigan. The Certificate in LGBTQ Studies consists of graduate course work totaling 15 credit hours. The certificate, which can be combined with either a master’s or a doctoral degree, aims to:
To find out additional information regarding the LGBTQ Studies Graduate Certificate and the requirements visit the LSA Women’s and Gender Studies website.
You do not need to be in a specific program or major to take LGBTQ-related classes! At U-M, there are many classes across different subjects on queerness. Below are some tips for how to find classes on LGBTQ+ identities, communities, and history at U-M: