Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies investigates these topics from a perspective that considers socioeconomic status, race, and national identity.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 200

WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES 200—INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN’S STUDIES (HSC)

Fall, Spring. Credit, three hours. Introduction to the study of women from a historical and political perspective, with special attention to gender as a system of social classification in work, communities, and politics; and to women’s identities and roles within and among states, classes, and races.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 202

WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES 202—GENDER, RACE AND SEXUALITY (HSC)

Fall. Credit, three hours. Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural examination of race, gender, class, and sexuality as they contribute to shaping the lives and identity formation of diverse women in the United States.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 285/Anth 265

WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES 285/ANTH 265—ANTHROPOLOGY OF GENDER (HSC)

Fall. Credit, three to four hours. The cross-cultural study of gender and sexuality. We pay special attention to the way genders are performed and the important role of language in the construction of genders. While all cultures identify and mark difference in gender, there is incredible diversity in the ways that they do so. In this course, we explore the ways that people from different times and different communities imagine, practice, experience, challenge, and impose ideas of gender and sexuality. Created for cross-listing with Anthropology 265.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 300

WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES 300—FEMINIST THEORY (HSC)

Fall. Credit, three hours. No prerequisite. This course will explore feminist theory by tracing how feminist ideas have circulated through different methods, approaches, and perspectives. It may include a range of global and transnational perspectives.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 305

WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES 305—PSYCHOLOGY OF GENDER (HSC)

Spring. Credit, four hours. No prerequisite. This course is a theoretical and empirical examination of gender roles and an exploration of myths, theories, and research, behavior and experience, and sex and gender in social relationships.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 385R

WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES 385R—SPECIAL TOPICS IN WOMEN’S, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES (HAP OR HSC, DEPENDING ON TOPIC) / CROSS- LISTED FOR PHILOSOPHY  382R

On demand. Credit, one to four hours. Individual topics and problems in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies vary. May be repeated for credit when topic changes.