GENCAS has organised, attended and played host to many events pertaining to Gender and Culture in Society since its formation in 2003. Notable among these are:
- A major international conference in August 2003, which marked the launch of GENCAS. The subject was 'Hystorical Fictions: Women, History, Authorship', and the event, organised by Ann Heilmann and Mark Llewellyn, boasted over 180 delegates from 24 countries. Keynote speeches were delivered by acclaimed critic and novelist Stevie Davies, Professor Patricia Duncker (University of East Anglia), Professor Jackie Bratton (Royal Holloway), and writer Jane Traies.
- A launch party for seven books by members of GENCAS on Wednesday 13th October 2004, including wine reception. This celebrated GENCAS' first anniversary and was attended by students, academics and representatives from Swansea Women's Centre. Professor Ann Heilmann remarked after the event that it was "particularly pleasing to see so many of our first intake of MA students present at the event".
- A trip to a workshop conference in Canada by Dr Heilmann. The purpose of this event, organized by Dr Maria DiCenzo (Wilfrid Laurier), and sponsored by Wilfrid Laurier University in association with the University of Alberta and the University of Guelph, was to establish a major international research project on ‘Feminism and Print Culture, 1830-1940’.
- July 2004's all-Wales research Symposium at Gregynog. Entitled 'Gender[in/g] the Subject', this allowed researchers from all over Wales to discuss and debate gender studies or topics related to gender from their research.
- A conference on widowhood entitled 'The Merry Widow: Rethinking Widowhood in History, Culture and Society', which took Place on the 7th-9th July 2007. This examined the position of the widow in various cultures and time periods, and challenged stereotypes and common perceptions of widowhood in the arts, media and other disciplines. Key note speakers were Veena Talwa Oldenburg, Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly, Anneke Mulder-Bakker and the novelist Susie Boyt.
- A series of workshops on contemporary feminism, entitled 'Riding the Third Wave: Gender, Feminism and the New Millennium'.