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Women’s and Gender Studies Program


7. First-Year Seminars in Women’s and Gender Studies

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10. Sex, Gender, and Society

09F: 10, 12 10W, 10X: 10 10F: 10A, 12 10W: 10A

This course will investigate the roles of women and men in society from an interdisciplinary point of view. We will analyze both the theoretical and practical aspects of gender attribution—how it shapes social roles within diverse cultures, and defines women and men’s personal sense of identity. We will discuss the following questions: What are the actual differences between the sexes in the areas of biology, psychology, and moral development? What is the effect of gender on participation in the work force and politics, on language, and on artistic expression? We will also explore the changing patterns of relationships between the sexes and possibilities for the future.

Open to all students. Dist: SOC; WCult: CI. The staff.

15. Roots of Feminisms: Texts and Contexts

10W: 11 11W: 10A

This course will examine pre-twentieth century texts and historical events that set important precedents for the development of contemporary feminist theories and practices. We will survey some of the writings that consolidate legitimated patriarchal/misogynist ideologies in Western worlds (e.g. Plato, Aristotle, the fathers of the Church, the philosophers of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, Rousseau). We will analyze different ways in which women historically have articulated strategies of contestation and/or resistance to systems of power based on gender differentiation. Readings may include works by French medieval thinker Christine de Pizan; sixteenth-century Spanish cross-dresser Catalina de Erauso; seventeenth-century Mexican intellectual and nun Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz; Mary Wollstonecraft; Maria Stewart, the first African-American political woman writer; the nineteenth-century American suffragists; and anarchist leader Emma Goldman.

Open to all students. Dist: SOC; WCult: CI. Warren.

16. Contemporary Issues in Feminism: Theory and Practice

10S, 11S: 11

This course explores the theoretical underpinnings of some of the most highly contested issues in society today. We will look at a spectrum of positions on such issues as: questions of difference and equality; women’s health and reproductive rights; identity and identity politics; morality-pornography-violence; eco-feminism-environmentalism; children, family, and human rights; and the representation/performance of femininity/masculinity. Special emphasis will be placed on the connection between theory and practice.

Open to all students. Dist: SOC; WCult: CI. Martín.

18. Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies

10F: 10A

This course will examine the ways in which “deviant” sexual and gender behavior and identities, and the political movements that emerge from them, have been conceptualized in U.S. culture. We will cover basic lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender cultural and political history and the interplay between sexuality, gender, race, class, ethnicity, and economics. Classes will be a mix of lecture and discussion. Students will be expected to work with primary documents (including novels and film), recent work in queer theory and historical analysis.

Open to all students. Dist: SOC; WCult: CI. Bronski.


19. Contemporary Issues in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies

09F: 2A

In 09F, (Section 1), Queer Marriage, Hate Crimes and Will and Grace: Contemporary Issues in LGBT Studies We will look at three important areas of discussion: challenges to the legal system; evolving social constructions of LGBT life; and the threat of queer sexuality. Using primary source material and readings in critical theory, popular film, and television, we will examine how race, class, gender, and “the body” are integral to these topics and how queer representation in popular culture shapes both public discourse, and the LGBT cultural and political agendas.

Open to all students. Dist. SOC. WCult: CI. Bronski.

20. Experimental Courses in Women’s and Gender Studies

10W: 11

In 10W, Queer Poetries, (Identical to and described under English 62.4). This course will explore the poetics and politics of queerness in the work of modern and contemporary American poets; we will consider not only explicit dissidence, but also the politics of forms and modes ordinarily seen as “only” aesthetic. Among the readings will be work by HD, Ginsberg, O’Hara, Ashbery, Bishop, Rich, Swenson, Rukeyser, Gunn, Lorde, Broumas, Doty, Hacker, Harjo, Hemphill, Koestenbaum, Mootoo, and Chin, as well as a selection of brief theoretical texts in queer theory.

Open to all students. Dist. LIT. WCult: CI. Zeiger.

22. Women and Gender in Europe: Historical Perspectives

11W: 12

In 11W, Gender and European Society From Antiquity to the Reformation (Identical to and described under History 42). This course examines the roles of women and men in Western Europe from late Antiquity to the Reformation period. Emphasis will be placed on the intellectual and social strictures that had a long-term effect on the concept and role of gender in European society. Topics included are biological and mythological foundations of gender concepts; attitudes toward the body and sex in pre-Christian and Christian culture; sin and ecclesiastical legislation on sex and marriage; family life and education; the individual and kinship; heresy and charismatic religious movements; and the impact of social-economic development on gender in professional life. We will discuss the textual and visual sources for our inquiry, as well as the changing contemporary views on gender roles in pre-industrial Europe.

Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. Dist: TMV; WCult: CI. Simons.

23. Women and Gender in the Americas: Historical Perspectives

10X: 10 11W: 11

In 10X at 10 (Section 2), American Women’s History Since 1920 (Identical to and described under History 28). This course traces the history of American women from 1920 to the 1980s. Topics to be discussed include: the breakup of the suffrage alliance during the 1920s; women in the radical social movements of the 1930s; women and war work in the 1940s; women in the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 60s; the ‘second wave’ of American feminism; institutionalization of feminism in the 1970s; and the rise of an anti-feminist women’s movement in the 1980s. The course will also examine the ways gender definitions have changed in the U.S. during this century, and the ways that race and class have shaped American ideas about gender.

Open to all students. Dist: SOC; WCult: W. Orleck.

In 11W at 11, (Section 1), Gender and Power in American History from the Colonial Period to the Civil War (Identical to and described under History 27). This course examines the history of men and women from the period of colonial settlement to the achievement of woman’s suffrage. We will explore the construction of gender particularly as it relates to social, political, economic, and cultural power. Topics will include: the role of gender in political thought and practice; the intersection of gender with categories of class and race; gender in the debate over slavery and the Civil War; and the rise and evolution of the woman’s rights movement.

Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. Dist: SOC; WCult: W. Butler.

30. Women, Gender, and the Economy

10W, 11W: 10A

In 10W and 11W, (Section 1), Women, Gender, and Development (Identical to Geography 26). This course examines gender as it relates to both women and men and as constituted by multiple factors such as place, space, class, sexuality, age, race, ethnicity, nationality, and culture—what some call categories of “difference.” We will explore how these categories of difference shape women’s and men’s daily lives, our institutions, the spaces and places we live in, and the relationships between social groups in different places and between different places in the world.

Open to all students. Dist: SOC; WCult: CI. Fluri.

31. Women, Gender, and Politics

10S, 11W: 2A

In 10S and 11W at 2A (Section 1), Gender and Politics in Latin America (Identical to Government 49.4 and Latin American and Caribbean Studies 52 in 10S and 11W). This course examines women’s movements in Latin America. Women in Latin America are perhaps the most highly mobilized population in the world. Throughout the region women have organized around myriad issues, including the right to vote, human rights, poverty, legal rights, anticommunism, the workplace, race, ethnicity and war. Women’s efforts to challenge fiercely repressive regimes, deeply entrenched norms of machismo and extreme poverty defy conventional stereotypes about women and provide us with inspiring examples of how to sustain hope during difficult times. The seminar will introduce students to recent scholarship on women’s movements in Latin America in the 20th century and seek to understand the emergence, evolution and outcomes of women’s movements in particular countries and cross-nationally. Dist: SOC; WCult: NW. Baldez.

In 10S, (Section 2) at 2A, Power to the People: Black Power, Radical Feminism and Gay Liberation. An introduction to the radical American social change movements of the 1960’s and 70’s, we will examine the specific historical conditions that allowed each of these movements to develop, the interconnections and contradictions among them, and why they ultimately lost political power. Along with historical analysis, we will examine primary source materials, manifestos, autobiographies, and media coverage from the period, as well as relevant films, music, and fiction.

Open to all students. Dist: SOC. Bronski.

33. Women, Gender, Family, and Community

10W: 10A 11W: 2

In 10W, (Section 3), Gender and Judaism (Identical to Jewish Studies 53 in 10W). Examining the intersections between gender, religious practice, cultural identity, and personal belief, this class will draw upon contemporary gender theory, religious texts, and contemporary interpretations of Jewish thought and culture to examine the construction of Jewish identity through a feminist lens. Authors will include Adler, Boyarin, Heschel, Gilman, Peskowitz, Levitt, and Biale. The class will also investigate questions of race, ethnicity, assimilation, and Jewish gender issues in popular culture, including films and the work of performers Cantor, Benny, Berg, Midler, and Sandler.

Open to all students. Dist: TMV; WCult: CI. Bronski.

In 11W, (Section 1), Constructing Black Womanhood (Identical to Sociology 46 and African and African American Studies 25). This course is a critical examination of the historical and contemporary status of black women in the United States, as presented in fiction, primary accounts, and social science literature. We will explore the nature, extent, and consequences of the multiple discriminations of race, sex, and class, as the context in which these women shaped their social roles and identities within the black community and the larger society. We will consider the themes of family, motherhood, and sexuality; educational, economic and political participation; aesthetics and religious traditions; and self and social images.

Open to juniors and seniors. Dist: SOC; WCult: CI. King.

34. Gender, Self, and Identity

10W: 12, 2A

In 10W, (Section 3) at 12, The Masculine Mystique. Why are so many boys and men fascinated by sport and war? Why are young boys more threatened by the term “sissy” than girls are by the term “tomboy”? What are the distinctive qualities of men’s friendships with other men and of their intimate relationships with women? Are our conceptions of masculinity dominated by models of white male development? What is the connection of biological sex with contemporary western notions of masculinity? Readings from anthropology, sociolinguistics, sociology, and race and ethnic studies, and movies will also be utilized in this interdisciplinary and multicultural course.

Open to all students. Dist: SOC; WCult: CI. Travis.

In 10W, (Section 2) at 2A, Gender Identities and Politics in Africa (Identical to African and African American Studies 40 in 10W). This interdisciplinary course explores the constructions of gender identities in different African socio-cultural contexts. The emphasis is on contemporary Africa, although we will discuss some of the historical framework of these identities. We will read historical accounts of gender in some pre-colonial African societies, investigate the impact of colonialism, and examine gender in some anti-colonial movements. We will also analyze gender in urban and rural contexts, and address such questions as homosexuality and gay rights. Dist: INT; WCult: CI. Coly.

36. Cross Cultural Perspectives on Women, Gender, and Sexuality

10W: 12

In 10W, (Section 3), Black Feminism/Womanism in Contemporary U.S. Popular Culture (Identical to African and African American Studies 85 in 10W). In this course we will explore the emergence of Black feminism(s)/womanism(s) in twentieth- and twenty-first-century U.S. popular culture. We will specifically address how the work of African-American women artists-scholars critiques sexism, racism, classicism, ethnocentrism and heterosexism within the U.S. context. In order to examine Black feminism(s) and womanism(s) in popular culture from myriad perspectives, the required readings for this course reflect a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, as well as a range of genres.

Open to all students. Dist: SOC; WCult: CI. Naylor.

37. Gender and Space

09F: 2A 10S: 10A 11W: 2

In 09F and 11W, (Section 1), Gender, Space and the Environment (Identical to and described under Geography 19). This course is meant to help students understand the relationships between the gendered construction of our society, and the ways we have organized our spaces and places, including our homes, places of work, cities, nations and environments. Accordingly, the course will be organized around these different spatial scales, examining everything from the ways we organize our living rooms, to the ways we have shaped empires, to the way Western society has dealt with environmental issues. Dist. SOC; WCult: CI. Domosh.

In 10S, (Section 2), Gender, Space, and Islam (Identical to Geography 41). This course will address various aspects of Feminism, Islam and Space. This course will seek to answer various questions about space, gender and Islam such as: What constitutes a Muslim Space and the “Muslim World”? Who decides and defines these spaces? How are these spaces gendered and influenced by Islam or Islamic practices? How do such gendering of spaces differ by place? Additionally we will explore the readings of several Islamic feminist scholars that address several gender related topics such as women’s rights, gender roles, honor and Sharia (Islamic law).

Open to all students. Dist: SOC; WCult: CI. Fluri.

41. Women, Gender and Global Feminism

10S, 11W: 2A

In 10S and 11W, (Section 2), Gender and Geopolitics of South Asia (Pending Faculty Approval). In this course we will examine gender and the geopolitical in South Asia. This will include exploring national and transnational conceptions of gender, which are intersected by other social categories, and how gender relations are implicated and impacted by the geopolitical in this region. We will also analyze the ways in which various forms and functions of masculinity and femininity are constructed, controlled, and contested in different situational, social, economic, and political contexts.

Open to all students. Fluri.

42. Gender and Conflict

09F: 10A

In 09F, (Section 4), War and Gender (Identical to and described under English 62.2 in 09F). Throughout history, war has been constructed into a powerfully gendered binary. From The Iliad onward, battle is posed as a sacred domain for initiating young men into the masculine gender and the male bond, and the feminine as that which both instigates male-male conflict and that which wars are fought to protect. With a special concentration on U.S. culture of the past century, this course will examine the way our modern myths and narratives instantiate this cultural polarity through film, fiction, non-fiction and various media material. Dist: SOC; WCult: W. Boose.

43. Women, Gender, and Religion

10W: 11 10F: 10A

In 10W, (Section 4), Goddesses of India (Identical to and described under Religion 42). This course will use both elite and popular Hindu religious texts in conjunction with contemporary sociological and anthropological accounts, scholarly analyses, visual art, and film to explore the diverse identities and roles of India’s many goddesses, both ancient and modern. Special emphasis will also be given to the relationship between goddesses and women.

Open to all students. Dist: TMV; WCult: NW. Ohnuma.

In 10F, (Section 2), Sex, Celibacy and the Problem of Purity: Asceticism and the Human Body in Late Antiquity (Identical to Religion 31 and Classical Studies 11 in 10F). This course examines a crucial period in the history of Christianity—Late Antiquity. Between the years 300 and 500, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire, established standards of doctrine and ecclesiastical organization, and developed the attitudes towards the body, sexuality and gender which informed Christian teaching for centuries to come. In this class we will ask: Why did virginity become such an important aspect of Christian religiosity? What effect did Roman concepts of gender and sexuality have on Christian understanding of the relationship between men and women? What did martyrs, gladiators and monks have in common?

Open to all students. Dist: TMV; WCult: W. MacEvitt.

46. Philosophy and Gender

10W: 10A 11S: 2

In 10W and 11S, (Section 1), Feminism and Philosophy (Identical to and described under Philosophy 22). This course examines the relationship between feminism and philosophy. The focus is on such questions as: Is the Western philosophical canon inherently sexist? How should feminist philosophers read the canon? Are Western philosophical concepts such as objectivity, reason, and impartiality inherently masculinist concepts? The course may focus on either the ways in which feminists have interpreted great figures in the history of philosophy (e.g., Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Kant, Nietzsche), or on the ways in which feminists have rethought basic concepts in core areas of philosophy (e.g., epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, political philosophy, philosophy of science), or both.

Open to all students. Dist: TMV; WCult: CI. Brison.

47. Women, Gender, and Literatures of the Americas

09F: 11

In 09F, (Section 1), Immigrant Women Writing in America (Identical to and described under English 62.3 in 09F). In responding to the obstacles facing America’s immigrants —problems of dislocation, split identity, family disunity and claustrophobia, culture shock, language barriers, xenophobia, economic marginality, and racial and national oppression—women often assume special burdens and find themselves having to invent new roles. They often bring powerful bicultural perspectives to their tasks of survival and opportunity seeking, however, and are increasingly active in struggles for cultural expression and social and economic justice. We will examine the different conditions for women in a variety of immigrant groups in America, reading in several histories, anthologies of feminist criticism, interdisciplinary surveys, and relevant texts in critical theory, but ultimately focusing on the words, in autobiography and fiction, of women writers. We will read such works as Akemi Kikimura’s Through Harsh Winters: The Life of a Japanese Immigrant Woman; Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior; Bharati Mukerjee’s Darkness; Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street; Jamaica Kincaid’s Lucy; and Kim Chernin’s In My Mother’s House.

Open to all students. Dist: LIT; WCult: CI. Zeiger.

51. Women, Gender, and Literature: Comparative Perspectives

10W: 11 11S: 12

In 10W (Section 1), Women, “Race,” and Writing: American Women and Drama (Identical to English 62 in 10W, pending faculty approval). Women have played an important though often ignored role in the development of American drama as actresses, playwrights, and founders of supporting institutions. This course surveys the history of American drama by women, with a special focus on issues of identity. Our readings will include musicals, melodramas, social comedies, experimental drama, drama of working class life and gender conflict, and contemporary dramas of identity politics and interracial encounter. We will also read drama history, drama criticism and theory.

Open to all students. Dist: LIT. Schweitzer.

In 11S, (Section 3), Animals and Women in Western Literature: Nags, Bitches and Shrews (Identical to English 62 in 11S). What do stories about animals tell us about the treatment of women in Western society? What do stories about women tell us about the treatment of animals in Western society? In this course, we will examine the philosophical traditions that associate women with animals, and will interrogate women’s complex response to those associations. We will read literary alongside religious and philosophical texts, and draw on current schools of critical thought such as eco-feminism to develop an understanding of these issues.

Open to all students. Dist. LIT: WCult: CI. Boggs.

52. Women, Gender, and Postcolonial Perspectives

09F, 10S: 2A

In 09F, (Section 2), Caribbean Women Writers: Prose Fiction (Identical to AAAS 84 and English 67.10 in 09F). In this course we will read, discuss and write about a selection of female-authored novels from the Anglophone Caribbean. The texts are: Zee Edgell, Beka Lamb; Ramabai Espinet, The Swinging Bridge; Andrea Levy, Small Island; Shani Mootoo, Cereus Blooms at Night; Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea. We will relate the texts to the historical, social and cultural realities of the region; identify and analyze the major thematic concerns of individual writers; examine each writer’s treatment of issues such as gender, class, ethnicity, family and identity; and evaluate technical aspects of these works of fiction, among them structure, characterization, language use (of particular significance in the Caribbean context), narrative perspective and voice. We will explore commonalities and differences among the texts. Students will be expected to present and develop ideas in academic essays which use a formal register of English, are well organized, and adhere to the required documentation style. Dist: LIT. Hodge.

In 10S, (Section 1), Colonial and Post Colonial Politics in Africa (Identical to AAAS 67 and Comparative Literature 67 in 10S). In this course, we will develop an understanding of masculinity as a construct which varies in time and space, and is constantly (re)shaped by such factors as race, class, and sexuality. The contexts of the colonial encounter and its postcolonial aftermath will set the stage for our examination of the ways in which social, political, economic, and cultural factors foster the production of specific masculinities. Texts include Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, Lafferiere’s How to Make Love to a Negro, and additional writings by Irish, Indian, and Australian authors. Our study will be organized around the questions of the production of hegemonic and subaltern masculinities, the representation of the colonial and postcolonial male body, the militarization of masculinity, and the relation between masculinity and nationalism. Theoretical material on masculinities will frame our readings. Dist: LIT. Coly.

56. Gender and the Media

10F, 11W: 2A

In 10F, (Section 7), From Fanny to the Nanny: Jewish Women and Humor (Identical to Jewish Studies 22.3 in 10F). Examining the traditions of humor in Jewish women’s writing and performance, we will look at questions such as: What is Jewish humor? What is feminist humor? How have Jewish women influenced American popular culture? What is the relationship between Jewish male humor and Jewish female humor? How do cultural stereotypes function? And we will discuss how Jewish humor, and specifically Jewish women’s humor, is the basis for much of what we call “American humor” today.

Open to all students. Dist: LIT; WCult: CI. Bronski.

In 11W, (Section 1), Television and Histories of Gender (Identical to Film Studies 46 in 11W). This class examines the ways American commercial television has historically “assumed” gendered positionings of its audience, as well as operates as one of the strongest cultural touchstones of gendered identity in patriarchal, consumer society. After tracing television’s place in the construction of gendered ideals through the history of the situation comedy, we examine “gender-specific” genres, such as sports, westerns, cop shows, and soap operas. Representative programs will be screened, and feminist essays on television history/theory are among assigned readings.

Open to all students. Dist: ART; WCult: CI. Desjardins.

59. Gender, Music Theater and the Performing Arts

09F: 2A

In 09F, (Section 2), Transforming Selves Through Narrative (Identical to English 67.2, in 09F) (Pending faculty approval). We create our identities and transform ourselves through stories. This community-based learning course offers students the unique opportunity to work directly with a local population in crisis, as well as study the effects of poverty, class structures, drug addiction, incarceration, and the issues facing people after treatment and/or imprisonment. For one class each week, students will study and discuss relevant readings in the traditional classroom. For the second class, students will travel to Valley Vista, a substance abuse rehabilitation center in Bradford, Vermont, to participate in a program for women clients. Its goal is the creation and performance of an original production that will facilitate the clients’ voices. The written work for the course combines critical analysis and self-reflection on the effectiveness of service learning and performance in recovery. Dist: LIT. Schweitzer, Hernandez.

66. Special Topics

10S: 3A

In 10S at 3A, Hearing Voices through Invisible Walls: The Art(s) of Facilitation (Identical to Theater 10, Section 4 in 10S, pending faculty approval). This course examines how four different media—theater, dance, writing, and documentary film making—work to facilitate voice with the goal of turning the invisible walls that separate us into bridges across differences. We will study how these arts facilitate voice through reading, discussion, journaling, reflection papers, and guest speakers, including writers, theater artists, and documentary film makers who work with incarcerated people, recovering addicts, and refugees. Students will produce a collective performance about having a voice, and each student will create a short documentary giving voice to a person behind invisible walls in the community. Hernandez, Schweitzer.

80. Seminar in Women’s and Gender Studies

09F: 10A 10F: Monday, 3-6pm

The seminar in Women’s and Gender Studies is designed as a culminating experience for Women’s and Gender Studies students and preparation for future work such as independent research, honors thesis, graduate studies and advanced scholarship.

In 09F, this course will look at the impact of feminism on the theater and consider how playwrights and performance artists have challenged and changed existing norms and advanced feminist theory and practice. Our goal is to track and assess the contribution of theater practitioners and critics to the evolution of feminist performance and thought. Artists and critics will include Split Britches, Carolee Schneemann, Rachel Rosenthal, Sue-Ellen Case, Jean Forte, Jill Dolan and Peggy Phelan.

Permission of the instructor is required. Dist: ART; WCult: CI. Chin.

85. Independent Study

All terms: Arrange

This will involve an independent project carried out under the direction of one or more of the Women’s and Gender Studies faculty.

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

90. Foreign Study in Women’s and Gender Studies I

11W: D.F.S.P.

Credit for this course is awarded to students who have successfully completed a Women’s and Gender Studies course at the University of Hyderabad while a member of the Dartmouth Foreign Study Program in Women’s and Gender Studies.

91. Foreign Study in Women’s and Gender Studies II

11W: D.F.S.P.

Credit for this course is awarded to students who have successfully completed a Women’s and Gender Studies course at the University of Hyderabad while a member of the Dartmouth Foreign Study Program in Women’s and Gender Studies.

In 11W, Gender and the Modern Media in India.

92. Foreign Study in Women’s and Gender Studies III

11W: D.F.S.P.

Credit for this course is awarded to students who have successfully completed a Women’s and Gender Studies course at the University of Hyderabad while a member of the Dartmouth Foreign Study Program in Women’s and Gender Studies.

In 11W, Contemporary Social Movements in India.

98. 99. Honors Thesis I and II

All terms: Arrange

This two-course sequence involves an extensive investigation of a topic in a student’s area of concentration and submission of an undergraduate thesis. Only students accepted into the Honors Program may take this sequence.

Permission of the instructor and the Steering Committee required.


Associated courses, listed below, are those with a central focus on gender, women, or women’s experience, and making use of recent scholarship on women and gender. Courses not on the following list may also count as associated courses for certificate students and modified majors. To obtain credit, students must petition the Women’s and Gender Studies Steering Committee outlining how their work in a particular course corresponds to the above definition of an associated course.

African and African American Studies 19: Representations of African American Women in Cinema

African and African American Studies 25: Constructing Black Womanhood

African and African American Studies 36: Toni Morrison

African and African American Studies 40: Gender Identities and Politics in Africa

African and African American Studies 41: Women in Africa

African and African American Studies 67: Colonial and Post-Colonial Masculinities

African and African American Studies 81: Slavery, Gender and Resistance

African and African American Studies 84: Caribbean Women Writers

African and African American Studies 86: Black Feminism(s)/Womanism(s): in Contemporary U.S. Popular Culture

African and African American Studies 86: Black Women Writers

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 19: Writing Gender in Islamic Space

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 21: Writing Korean Women, Reading Korean Women

Anthropology 31: Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective

Anthropology 31: Politics of Latin@ Ethnography

Anthropology 33: Crossing Over: Latino Roots and Transitions

Anthropology 34: Comparative Perspectives on the US-Mexican Borderlands

Anthropology 44: Globalization from Above and Below

Arabic 63: Society, Culture, and Gender in the Middle East

Art History 16: Age and Status in the Ancient World

Art History 16: Women Artists and Gender Theories

Art History 48: Gender, Race, and Politics in Eighteenth Century Visual Culture

Art History 71: The ‘American Century’: Modern Art in the United States

Art History 80: Sex, Gender, and Identity in the Arts of the Ancient World

Art History 82: Angelica Kauffman: Art and Gender in 18th and early 19th Century Europe

Art History 82: Ideals of Physical Beauty: Gender and Body in Ancient Art

Art History 82: Women and the Art of Japan

Classics 10: Fictions of Sappho

Classics 11: Roots of Feminism

Classics 11: Sex, Celibacy, and the Problem of Purity: Asceticism and the Human Body in Late Antiquity

Classics 11: Slaves, Wives, and Concubines: Did Roman Women Have a History?

College Course 01: Assisted Reproduction in the Twenty-First Century

College Course 04: Virtual Gender: Popular Culture and The Construction of Gender

College Course 05: Inside Out: Prison, Women and Performance

College Course 08: Sexuality and Science

College Course 10: The Performative Body: Culture, Queerness, and the Limits of Genre

College Course 80: Advanced Research on Special Topics in Assisted Reproduction

Comparative Literature 29: Tears, Love, Happiness: Feminine Territories/Feminist Readings

Comparative Literature 37: Gender and Islam

Comparative Literature 39: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Gendered Images in the Literary Fairy Tale

Comparative Literature 39: Trauma and Prose Fiction

Comparative Literature 46: Mothers and Daughters

Comparative Literature 47: Medea

Comparative Literature 49: Writing, Eating, and the Construction of Gender

Comparative Literature 52: The Borderlands: Latina/o Writers in the United States

Comparative Literature 55: The Karma of Love: Japanese Women Writers and the Classical Canon

Comparative Literature 67: Fictions of Sappho

Comparative Literature 67: Literature and Women’s and Gender Studies

Comparative Literature 67: Women’s Identities in Migration

Comparative Literature 67: Women and Surrealism

Comparative Literature 67: Colonial and Post-Colonial Masculinities

Comparative Literature 73/101: Feminist Readings

Education 54: Moral Development and Moral Education

Education 62: Adolescent Development

English 25: Gender and Power in Shakespeare

English 60: Gender and Sexuality in Asian American Literature

English 62: American Women Poets

English 62: Gender and Cyberculture

English 62: Gender and Memory

English 62: Hebrew Women Poets

English 62: Nags, Bitches, Shrews: Animals and Women in Literature

English 62: Jewish Women Writers

English 62: Immigrant Women’s Writing in America

English 62: Middle Eastern Memoirs/Autobiography and the Construction of Collective Memories

English 62: The Poetry and Rhetoric of Love: From Petrarch to

English 62: Women, “Race” and Writing: American Drama and Performance

English 62: Slavery, Gender and Resistance

English 62: War and Gender

English 62: Queer Poetries

English 66: Feminine/Masculine: Visions and Revisions of Early America

English 66: Whitman and Dickinson

English 67: Black Movements

English 67: Black Women Writers

English 67: Caribbean Women Writers

English 67: Contemporary Playwrights of Color

English 67: A History of Asian America in Novels and Prose

English 67: Modern American Jewish Women Writers

English 67: From Cyberspace to MySpace: Studies in Cyberculture

English 67: Native Cultural Production: (Re)Mapping Race, Gender, and Nation

English 67: Toni Morrison

English 67: Woolfenstein

English 67: Contemporary Women Writers

English 67: A History of Asian America in Novels and Prose

English 67: Mixed Race Experience in Asian American Literature and Culture

English 67: Black Women Writers

English 67: Transforming Selves Through Narratives

English 70: Witchcraft and Early Modern England

English 70: Love, Gender, and Marriage in Shakespeare

English 70: Gender, and Power in Shakespeare

English 71: Not Your Father’s Walt Whitman

English 72: Victorian Queer: Constructing Nineteenth Century Sexualities

English 72: Men, Women, and the Love Lyric

English 72: Transnationalism in Asian American Literature and Cultural Criticism

English 72: The Poetry of Elizabeth Bishop

English 72: Virginia Woolf

Environmental Studies 15: Gender and the Environment

Film 46: Television and Histories of Gender

Film 47: Beatniks, Hot Rods, and the Feminine Mystique: Sex and Gender in 1950’s Hollywood Film

Film 47: Representations of African American Women in Cinema

Film 47: Women and the Film Industry

Film 47: Queers, Queens and Questionable Women: How Hollywood Films Shaped Post War LGBT Politics

Film 47: Woman/Nation

Film 47: Unlimited Women: Women and Popular Hindu Cinema

French 45: Masculinity/Femininity

French 60: Gender and French Literature

French 60: Gender and Genre in the Eighteenth Century

French 60: Feminist Theory and the Practice of Writing

French 60: Women in the Eighteenth Century

French 75: Women Filmmakers in the French Tradition

German 42: Freud: Psychoanalysis, Jews and Gender

Geography 09: Women, Gender, and Science

Geography 19: Gender, Space, and the Environment

Geography 26: Women, Gender, and Development

Geography 41: Gender, Space, and Islam

Geography 43: Geographies of Latin America

Geography 48: Geographies of the Middle East

Government 30: Gender and American Politics

Government 49: Gender Politics in Latin America

Government 60: Global Feminism

Government 68: Gender and the Law

Government 83: Women in Public Office

Government 84: Gender and American Politics

Government 86: Justice, Legitimacy and Power

Hebrew 31: Readings in Modern Hebrew Women’s Literature

History 06: Gender and War in Modern European History

History 06: Asian American Women’s History

History 06: Gender and Sexuality: Asians in America

History 27: Gender and Power in American History, 1607-1920

History 28: American Women’s History Since 1920

History 29: Women in American Radicalism: Left and Right

History 42: Gender and European Society From Antiquity to Reformation

History 48: European Society in the Industrial Age

History 63: History of Recent Science and Technology

History 82: Women in Latin American History

History 96: Marriage and Divorce in the African Context

History 96: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration in American History

Italian 10: What About Italian Women

Japanese 61: Gender and Nationalism in Japanese Literature and Film

Japanese 63: Karma of Love: Japanese Women Writers and the Classical Canon

Jewish Studies 15: The Jewish Body

Jewish Studies 15: The Middle East Conflict in Film and Literature

Jewish Studies 21: Modern American Jewish Women Writers

Jewish Studies 22: From Fanny to the Nanny: Jewish Women and Humor

Jewish Studies 24: Hebrew Women Poets

Jewish Studies 27: Jewish Women Writers

Jewish Studies 52: Judaism, Sexuality and Queerness

Jewish Studies 53: Gender and Judaism

Jewish Studies 56: Women in Islam and Judaism

Jewish Studies 61: Freud: Psychoanalysis, Jews and Gender

Latin American and Caribbean Studies 52: Gender and Politics in Latin America

Latin American and Caribbean Studies 54: Latina Feminism: Acts of Intervention

Latin American and Caribbean Studies 56: Latin American Women Writers

Latin American and Caribbean Studies 80: Gender and Race in Latin America

Latino Studies 35: Complexities of Latina/o Identities

Latino Studies 41: Representations of/from Latin@s in the Media and the Arts

Latino Studies 44: Crossing Over: Latino Roots and Transitions

Latino Studies 45: Comparative Perspectives on the US-Mexican Borderlands

Latino Studies 51: Beyond Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll: Radical Latinos in the 60’s

Native American Studies 30: Native Cultural Production: (Re)Mapping Race, Gender, and Nation

Native American Studies 42: Gender Issues in Native American Life

Philosophy 09: Love and Friendship

Philosophy 22: Feminism and Philosophy

Philosophy 50: Sexuality, Identity and Legal Theory

Public Policy 41: Sexuality, Identity, and the Law

Psychology and Brain Science 54: Psychology and Gender

Religion 13: Beyond God the Father: An Introduction to Gender and Religion

Religion 14: Women, Religion and Social Change

Religion 19: Gender and the Religious Imagination

Religion 19: Women in Islam and Judaism

Religion 31: Sex, Celibacy, and the Problem of Purity: Asceticism and the Human Body in Late Antiquity

Religion 40: Goddesses of India

Religion 40: Gods, Demons and Monkeys: The Ramayana Epic in India

Religion 56: Women and the Bible

Religion 79: Feminist Ethics

Religion 80: The Bible, Sex, and Sexuality

Russian 38: Contemporary Russian Women Writers

Sociology 31: Youth and Society

Sociology 33: Self and Society

Sociology 39: Reproductive Rights and Technologies

Sociology 43: Dangerous Intersections: Race, Class, and Gender

Sociology 46: Constructing Black Womanhood

Sociology 49: Youth and Society

Spanish 50: Gender and Sexuality in Hispanic Studies

Spanish 62: Gender and Writing in Twentieth Century Spain

Spanish 62: Women Writers in Twentieth Century Spain

Spanish 72: Latin American and Latina Women: Gender, Culture, Literature

Spanish 78: Living in the Borderlands: Latino/a Culture and Identity

Spanish 79: Latino/a Literature: Between Literary Traditions, Languages, and Cultures

Theater 21: American Women Playwrights

Theater 21: Feminism and Theater

Theater 24: Engendering Asian Performance

Many other courses contain material of particular interest to students in Women’s and Gender Studies. To identify those related courses that would be most important in enriching their own program of study, students should consult with their Women’s and Gender Studies adviser.