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Women’s and Gender Studies Program

COURSES IN WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES

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

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CORE COURSES

10. Sex, Gender, and Society

10F: 10A, 12 11W: 2A 11X: 10 11F: 10A, 11 12W: 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

11W: 10A 12W: 11

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. 11W: Spitta; 12W: Beasley.

16. Contemporary Issues in Feminism: Theory and Practice

11S: 2A 12S: 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. 11S: Bronski; 12S: Bahng.

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.

GENERAL COURSES

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

12S: 2A

In 12S (Section 2), Sexuality, Identity, and Legal Theory (Identical to Philosophy 50, Section 2). This course will examine sexual orientation, gender identity, and the law in the United States. Topics to be discussed will include: The roles of sex, gender, and sexual orientation in the law and the law’s role in shaping those categories; the rights to privacy, equal protection, free speech, and association; workplace discrimination; family law and same-sex marriage.

Open to all students. Dist. SOC. WCult: CI. Brison, Robinson

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 all students. Dist: TMV; WCult: CI. Simons.

23. Women and Gender in the Americas: Historical Perspectives

11W, 12S: 11

In 11W and 12S, (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 women’s rights movement.

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

30. Women, Gender, and the Economy

12S: 2A

In 12S, (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

12S: 2A

In 12S at 2A (Section 1), Gender and Politics in Latin America (Identical to Government 49.4 and Latin American and Caribbean Studies 52). 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.

32. Women, Gender, and the Law

11F: 10A

In 11F (Section 1), Gender and Law (Identical to and described under Government 68). This course examines how gender and law in the United States are used to confer rights, create obligations, and define identities. We explore the theoretical, historical, and empirical basis for gender in law, and pay particular attention to how and when gender-based laws have changed over time. Specific topics covered include, for example, federal legislation on educational and workplace equity, constitutional doctrines of equality and privacy, and state policies on family law, criminal responsibility, and domestic violence. We analyze the relationship between gender politics, legal theory, legal doctrine, and social policy. We also ask whether the gender of legal actors (litigants, lawyers, judges) makes a difference in their reasoning or decision-making.

Prerequisite: Government 3 or a law course strongly recommended. Open to all students. Dist: SOC; WCult: W. Bohmer.

33. Women, Gender, Family, and Community

10F: 2A, 11W, 12W: 2

In 10F (Section 5), Women, Work, and Family (Identical to and described under Sociology 61).Open to all students. Smith.

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

12W: 2A

In 12W, (Section 2) at 2A, Gender Identities and Politics in Africa (Identical to African and African American Studies 40 in 12W). 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

11S:11 11F: 12

In 11F (Section 1) Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (Identical to and described under Anthropology 31). Sex (biological differences between men and women) and gender (social constructions of those differences) are not straight-forward or natural, and it naturally follows that gender inequalities and gender oppression are also not straightforward and natural. Therefore, we will pay close attention to the issue of power—in terms of control and distribution of resources and the enforcement of gender roles and sexuality. We will also look at how Western gender ideals have been imposed on people in other parts of the world. We will talk about concepts, perceptions, images, stories, encounters, games, connections and disconnections. Finally, we will explore questions of practice and resistance. (TOPICAL) Dist: SOC or INT; WCult: CI. Igoe.

37. Gender and Space

11W: 12

In 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.

41. Women, Gender and Global Feminism

12S: 10A

In 12S, (Section 2), Gender and Geopolitics of South Asia. (Identical to Geography 49 in 12S.) 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. Dist. SOC; WCult: NW. Fluri.

43. Women, Gender, and Religion

10F, 11F: 10A

In 10F and 11F, (Section 3), Women and the Bible (Identical to and described under Religion 56). As contemporary Jewish and Christian communities of faith face the question of the role of women within their traditions, many turn to the Bible for answers. Yet the biblical materials are multivalent, and their position on the role of women is unclear. This course intends to take a close look at the biblical tradition, both the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and the New Testament, to ask what the Bible does—and does not—say about women. Yet the course is called “Women and the Bible,” not “Women in the Bible,” and implicit in this title is a second goal of the course: not only to look at the Bible to see what it actually says about women but also to look at differing ways that modern feminist biblical scholars have engaged in the enterprise of interpreting the biblical text.

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

47. Women, Gender, and Literature of the Americas

11S: 11

In 11S (Section 4) Latin American Women Writers: Negotiating Realities (Identical to LACS 56 in 11S). This course focuses on narrative by Latin American women, primarily fiction, and how that fiction has been a force for social change. The course will introduce students to feminist theories that have been applied to and by Latin American scholars to give account of diverse literary forms produced across cultural differences. The core articulating idea of the course is women’s impact on literature and on the world. Students will become familiar with important authors and common themes in contemporary Latin American literature by women and different literary periods and movements in Latin American literature. Dist: LIT; WCult: NW. Lirot.

50. Women, Gender, and the Literatures of Africa

11S: 2

In 11S, (Section 2), Gender and Islam (Identical to Comparative Literature 37 in 11S). While the European novel takes a notoriously orientalizing view of the exotic, often veiled, Muslim woman, in the hands of Muslim writers the novel has become a site for contestation of traditional gender definitions, even reinterpretation of legal and religious texts. We will read novels by Naguib Mahfouz, Assia Djebar, Tahar ben Jelloun, Nawal El Saadawi, Leila Ahmed, Fatima Mernissi, Leila Abouzeid, and Mariama Bâ. Dist: LIT; WCult: CI. M. J. Green.

51. Women, Gender, and Literature: Comparative Perspectives

11S: 12

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

12S: 2A

In 12W, (Section 1), Colonial and Post-Colonial Masculinities (Identical to AAAS 67 and Comparative Literature 67 in 12S). 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.

53. Gender, Language, and Writing

11S, 11F: 11

In 11S (Section 4), Woolfenstein (Identical to English 67 in 11S). In her well known passage from A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf stated that “we think back through our mothers if we are women”; twenty years later, Gertrude Stein would obliquely refer to herself as “the mother of us all.” These two women occupy a central place in European and American modernism, their work having influenced successive generations of writers. Using a series of thematic and theoretical frameworks, we will explore the intersections between the two, asking how they staged their resistances to traditional/patriarchal literary and cultural structures. Possible frameworks are gender and genre; queer texts and contexts; war, nation, and gender; class, ethnicity, and authority; iconization. Texts by Woolf might include Jacob’s Room, Mrs. Dalloway, Orlando, and Between the Acts; texts by Stein might include Ida, Three Lives, Everybody’s Autobiography, and Mrs. Reynolds. We will also be reading a selection of critical and/or feminist theory. Dist: LIT; WCult: W. Silver and Will.

In 11F (Section 2), From Hand to Mouth: Writing, Eating, and the Construction of Gender (Identical to and described under COLT 67). This course will explore the role that food plays in the processes of gender and identity formation. We will consider the representation of food in literature and film as a complex intersection of production, consumption, and signification that can act as a creative extension of the Self as well as an ingestion of Otherness. Readings will include texts by Petronius, Robert Burns, Isak Dinesen, Clarice Lispector, Laura Esquivel, Margaret Atwood, and Marguerite Duras. Open to all students. Dist: INT or SOC; WCult: W. Reyes.

56. Gender and the Media

10F: 2A 11W: 10A, 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 at 2A, (Section 1), Television and Histories of Gender (Identical to Film and Media 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.

In 11W at 10A, (Section 8) Men to Boys: Masculinities and Film (Pending Faculty Approval; Identical to Film 41 in 11W). Men to Boys is a survey course of changing images of masculinity in Hollywood films from 1950 to the present. The course will use the films themselves to chart the enormous changes in how postwar culture conceptualized “manhood” and “masculinity.” From Shaft to Jungle Fever, from Easy Rider to Risky Business and The Forty-Year-Old Virgin, we’ll examine how over decades the representations of white and African-American masculinity have radically changed in our culture. Dist: ART; WCult: CI (Pending faculty approval). Bronski.

59. Gender, Music Theater and the Performing Arts

10F, 11F: 2A

In 10F and 11F, (Section 2), Transforming Narratives (Identical to English 67.2 in 10F). 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; WCult: CI. Huntington, Hernandez.

61. Women, Gender, and Health

12W: 2A

In 12W (Section 2) Plagues and Politics: The Impact of AIDS on U.S. Society. This course will survey the AIDS epidemic in the United States from 1981 to the present. We will examine the history and social impact of the epidemic by exploring its immediate and long lasting effects on issues such as health care, anti-discrimination law, immigration, education strategies, government drug policies, welfare services, as well as LGBT culture. We will also be examining its effects on popular thinking on sex, gender, and sexual culture through mainstream and independent film and media. Open to all students. DIST: SOC; WCult: CI. Bronski.

80. Seminar in Women’s and Gender Studies

10F: Monday, 3-6pm 11F: 2A

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 10F, Monday 3-6, (Section 2) Love and Space: Places for Feminism. We will be studying and debating the relations between love and space through the lens of literary, film, and feminist philosophical analysis. While we work through the ways writers and filmmakers have given literary or cinematic expression to the shape that love (or the quest for love) takes within spaces, we will also consider how feminist thinking and scholarship allows us to better critique these texts and the circumstances surrounding love. Dist: SOC; WCULT: CI. Martín.

Permission of the instructor is required.

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 and approval of the WGST Chair.

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 is required.

ASSOCIATED COURSES

Associated courses, listed below, are those with a central focus on gender, women, or women’s experience, and make 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 61: Arabic Literature and the Quest for Modernity, with Special Reference to Feminist Discourse

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 57: Social, Emotional, and Moral Development

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 nerve.com

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 and Media Studies 46: Television and Histories of Gender

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

Film and Media Studies: Representations of African American Women in Cinema

Film and Media Studies 47: Women and the Film Industry

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

Film and Media Studies and Media Studies 47: Woman/Nation

Film and Media Studies 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 the Women’s and Gender Studies Chair and their Women’s and Gender Studies advisor.