Gender Studies 1000. Introduction to Gender Studies -- Is Lady Gaga right? Were we just born this way, or is there something more to gender, race and sexuality? Find out in a course that challenges you to think critically about masculinity and feminity. Credit Restriction: the former Women's Studies 1000 and the former Women's Studies 2000.
Gender Studies 2005. Identities and Difference -- Who are you and why? Explore the complexities of a simple word: identity. Learn how something universal yet uniquely specific to each of us is shaped by and in turn shapes the world we inhabit. Note: This course qualifies as a Research/Writing Course. Credit Restriction: the former Women's Studies 2005.'
Gender Studies 2006. Genders and Sexualities -- introduces genders and sexualities from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students will explore the continuum of sex/gender and sexual identities, and examine how these identities intersect with other aspects of identity, including (but not limited to) race, class, and (dis)ability
Gender Studies 3000. Research Methods in Gender Studies -- how is knowledge made? Why does research affect us all? And what does feminism have to do with it? Discover the whats, whys and hows of feminist research, and try it for yourself. Credit Restriction: the former Women's Studies 3000.
Gender Studies 3005. Feminist Texts, Theories and Histories -- What are the egg and the sperm, the second sex, and the master's house? Why, titles of course! Study a wide array of feminist texts. Place them in their historical contexts. Converse eloquently. Prepare to have your head spin (in a good way). Prerequisite: 3 credit hours in Gender Studies at any level. Credit Restriction: the former WSTD 3005.
Gender Studies 3008. Feminist Practices and Global Change (same as the former GNDR 4005 and teh former WSTD 4005) examines, in considerable depth and detail, connections between feminist theories and activism for social and political change on a global scale. it examines how social movement activisms, particularly in their transnational feminist forms, are moviligized in different historical, cultural and geographic contexts; and are increasingly defined by linkages bewteen the local, regional and global/transational. Prerequisite: 6 credit hours in Gender Studies, cindlugind 3 credit housrs in Gender Studies at the 3000-level. Credit Restriction: the former GNDR 4005, the former WSTD 4005
Gender Studies 3025: Theories of Gender, Race, and (Post)colonialsm -- (Post)co-what? And why use parentheses in that word? Find it confusing? Upsetting? Understand why through engagement with key texts and ideas on the topic. Prerequisite: 3 credit hours in Gender Studies at any level
Gender Studies 4000. Contemporary Feminist Issues -- What are contemporary feminist issues? How are they represented? Why do they matter to everyone -- now? Exchange ideas. Prerequisites: GNDR 3005 or the former WSTD 3005, or GNDR 3025 is required. Credit Restriction: Credit may be obtained for only one of Gender Studies 4000 and the former Women's Studies 4000.
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