Women’s & Gender Studies Courses

As an interdisciplinary program, Women’s and Gender Studies periodically revises its course offerings. In addition to the list of courses below, which comprises those that have been offered since 2000, students should also consult the current semester’s courses.

Anthropology

  • 250 Women’s Protest and Resistance
  • 307 Sex and Gender Roles

Art & Art History

  •  204 Women and Art

Economics

  • 216/316 Economics of Race & Gender

English

  • 221 Classical Mythology 
  • 236 Shakespeare: Page, Stage, and Screen
  • 250 African American Women Dramatists
  • 250 The Warrior and the Poet
  • 255 Women and Fiction
  • 357 Shakespeare II
  • 360 Victorian Literature
  • 382 19th Century New England Women Writers
  • 382 American Ethnic Literature
  • 450 Family in Shakespeare
  • 450 Joyce Carol Oates
  • 450 Oscar Wilde and the Queer Cultures of the 90’s
  • 450 Virginia Woolf

History

  • 212 History of Europe, 1815-1914
  • 242 Women in American History
  • 250 Science and Society Since 1600
  • 252 Dark Satanic Mills: European Labor History – 1700
  • 252 Women in European History
  • 253 Gender & Power in Latin America 
  • 253 Power and Identity
  • 283 Western Medicine since 1500
  • 352 Medieval Women and Religion
  • 383 Disease and the Social Body

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • 250 Weddings, Marriage, and the Family 
  • 310 CIS: Breastworks: An Interdisciplinary Analysis
  • 310 CIS: Issues in Contemporary Photography
  • 310 CIS: Music of the African Diaspora
  • 310 CIS: Philosophy, Race & Gender
  • 310 CIS: The Four Storied Country-Puerto Rico
  • 310 CIS: Unruly Women
Nursing

  • 233 Nursing in Wellness III

Political Science

  • 240 Women, Men and Politics
  • 288 African Politics
  • 322 Women, Politics & Development
  • 345 Politics Through Literature
  • 350 Women and the Law

Psychology

  • 250 Development of Sexual Orientation

Sociology

  • 155 Children’s Lives
  • 208 Gender & Sexuality
  • 211 Teens and Families 
  • 225 Human Rights
  • 240 Women and Social Change
  • 340 Social Movements
  • 355 Third World Studies
  • 380 Labor and Society
  • 397 Community, Social Justice, and Sustainability

Spanish

  • 319 Latin American Popular Culture 
  • 333 20th Century Spanish American Writers
  • 335 Hispanic Film
  • 433 Topics in Gender Studies
  • 437 Topics in Hispanic Caribbean Literatures and Cultures
  • 450 Totalitarianism and Resistance in Latin America
  • 450 Seminar in Hispanic Studies

Internship

An internship related to women’s or gender studies is recommended as one of the six courses and will be arranged through the Career Services Office.

Directed and Independent Study Courses

Directed and independent study courses in women’s or gender studies may be arranged in consultation with the program’s faculty.

 

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