Department of Language, Culture & Gender Studies

A student works at a computer in the TWU Write Site

TWU Language, Culture & Gender Studies is home to the Write Site, a comprehensive center for tutoring, instruction, resources and more.

2020 Texas Poet Laureate Emmy Pérez speaking at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Photo credit: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Texas Poet Laureate Emmy Pérez led an on-campus reading, lecture and book-signing. Photo credit: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Book cover for Genevieve West's Zora Neale Hurston collection, 'Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick'

Book cover for Department Chair Genevieve West's Zora Neale Hurston collection, 'Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick'

Student in TWU Student Union studies in front of
Pridenton Pride On The Square

TWU at PRIDENTON on the Square.

Women's March Denton Square

Women's March at Denton's Courthouse on the Square.

Jamison Lecture 2020 Angie Thomas

"The Hate U Give" author Angie Thomas speaks at the 2020 Jamison Lecture.

Who we are

We are an engaged, dynamic cadre of compassionate faculty working across a wide range of academic disciplines:

  • English studies, including composition, digital humanities, linguistics, literature, global studies, multimodality, professional and technical writing, rhetorical history and theory.
  • Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies with current focuses on art, activism, Gloria Anzaldua, spirituality and women of colors.
  • Spanish language, literature, interpretation and translation.

Our mission, vision and values bind our work as teachers, scholars, collaborators and leaders.

LCGS mission, vision and values

Page last updated 8:28 AM, November 8, 2022