Term: Spring 2022

Subject: Gndr, Sexuality, & Wms Stdies

GSWS 001 - D2:Gender Sexuality Wmn's Stdy

Introduction to the field of gender, sexuality, and women's studies. Topics include key theoretical approaches to conceptualizing gender, sexuality, and power; how gender and sexuality are policed; and the relationship between gender, sexuality, and other social categories.

GSWS 042 - Women in Literature

Survey of women's literary tradition in English. Focuses on the ways women have written, read, written about, and been represented in 19th and 20th century literature. Cross-listed with: ENGS 042.

GSWS 096 - Introductory Special Topics

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GSWS 100 - D2: Gender and Feminism(s)

This course explores the politics and history of feminist movements and theories, as well as the ways in which gender has shaped public policies. The emphasis will be primarily, although not exclusively, on gender and feminism(s) in the United States. Prerequisite: GSWS 001.

GSWS 105 - D2: LGBT Politics and History

Explores the history, strategies, conflicts, and issues surrounding the various movements advancing the claims of LGBT rights, as well as the roles LGBTQ people play as participants in American politics and culture. Prerequisite: POLS 021, GSWS 001, or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: POLS 119.

GSWS 115 - Language, Gender and Sexuality

Considers the field's emergence and evolution in relation to sociolinguistic and feminist theory. Examines how gendered identities are socially and linguistically constructed from a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives. Maintains a focus throughout on queer linguistic scholarship - looking beyond binaries, disentangling gender, sex, and sexuality, interrogating relationship of language to systems of power/oppression. Prerequisites: LING 080 or LING 085 or ANTH 028 or GSWS 001. Cross-listed with: LING 175, ANTH 114.

GSWS 140 - Gender, Sexualities & Medicine

Examines medicine through a sociocultural lens, drawing on sociological, historical, anthropological, philosophical, feminist, queer, and critical race studies perspectives in order to explore the intersections of sex, gender, sexuality, and medicine. Prerequisites: GSWS 001; or three hours of Sociology; or Health and Society major or minor. Cross-listed with: SOC 140.

GSWS 190 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

GSWS 192 - Practicum

A required component of a curriculum that is an on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by faculty member or faculty-staff team with a faculty member as instructor of record, for which credit is awarded. Prerequisite: A contract must be obtained from and returned to the Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies Program office during registration; permission of Director of Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies.

GSWS 196 - Intermediate Special Topics

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GSWS 280 - D2:Queer Lives: LGBT History

Advanced readings and research on the history of LGBT peoples in Europe and North America with a focus on case studies, recent scholarship, and major theoretical works. Prerequisites: minimum Junior standing. Cross-listed with: HST 280.

GSWS 296 - Advanced Special Topics

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GSWS 298 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisites: GSWS 001; approval of Director of Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies.