Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen)
The Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) is an interdisciplinary center in International Studies and Programs at MSU focused on gender, feminist, and women's programs. Its affiliated faculty and students study how women and men from diverse racial, ethnic, national and sexual backgrounds live in and engage with the world and how processes of global change affect gender relations locally, nationally, and internationally. The center promotes outstanding undergraduate and graduate education, facilitates research and scholarship of the highest caliber and undertakes innovative outreach and active learning initiatives. The Center concentrates on gender and women's studies through interdisciplinary, comparative, transnational, and trans-cultural approaches. The Asian Studies Center cooperates with GenCen in organizing programs and activities on gender-related issues in Asia.