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Women’s and Gender Studies Program

Undergraduate Course Offerings

 

Fall 2020

WGST 112: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

A social science perspective of women in psychological, sociological, historical, anthropological, economic, and political contexts; the changing roles, images, and institutions.

WGST 113: Women's Health

Basic functioning of the female body; effects of society on processes of health and disease. 

WGST 298: The Anthropology of Sex

This course is a cross-cultural examination of sexual ideologies and practices. In it, we will address a wide range of cultural manifestations of sexuality and variations within particular cultures around the world. Cross-listed Course: ANTH 360

WGST 298: Harassment and Consent

This course examines the ways gender, harassment, and consent intersect. The course surveys historical and current cases and social movements surrounding harassment, power, and consent.  

WGST 300: Sex and Gender

Critical ways of thinking about sex and gender as social processes in everyday lives. Topics include how sex and gender shape and affect the experiences of women, men, girls, boys, and individuals who live in the spaces in-between (those who are intersex or transgender) across a wide range of social institutions (family, work, education, politics, etc.).   Cross-listed Course: SOCY 301

WGST 304: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality

Historical and contemporary power relationships in race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation. Cross-listed Course: AFAM 397 and POLI 305

WGST 306: Social Welfare Services for Women & Minorities

Social welfare services available to women and minorities and the forces that shape these services. Cross-listed Course: SOWK 305

WGST 307: Feminist Theory

Historical development of feminist theory and contemporary debates within feminism. Cross-listed Course: POLI 307

WGST 308: African American Feminist Theory

An interdisciplinary survey of the contributions of African-American women to feminist theory. Cross-listed Course: AFAM 308

WGST 309: LGBTQ+ Studies

This course is an introduction to LGBTQ studies: a survey of histories, literature, culture, and politics of sexual identity and community. We will explore how sexuality, sexual experience, and sexual identity have been categorized and understood in the past, and the evolving ways that we understand sexual identity today. Our study will include a particular focus on the development of lesbian and gay identities over the past two centuries and an emphasis on literary and cultural representations of sexual identity, as well as attention to the intersections of sexual identity with gender, race, class, religion, and other aspects of identity, power, and oppression. We will also explore the history and status of LGBTQ peoples in South Carolina.

WGST 311: Minorities, Women & Mass Media

The study of the relationship among persons of color, women, and the mass media. Cross-listed Course: JOUR 311

WGST 334: Feminist Philosophy

Introduces feminist philosophy and applications to philosophical problems. Cross-listed Course: PHIL 334

WGST 388: Cultures, Pregnancy, and Birth

Anthropological study of pregnancy and birth with a cross-cultural focus comparing the United States to other nations. Examination of cultural factors such as prenatal care, dietary practices, taboos, birth location, practitioners, and birthing styles. Cross-listed Course: ANTH 388

WGST 432: Men and Masculinities

Overview of psychological, social, physical, and emotional issues related to men's lives. Cross-listed Course: PSYC 437

WGST 437: Women Writers

Representative works written by women. Cross-listed Course: ENGL 437

WGST 487: Black Women Writers

An examination of literature by and about black women, including fiction, poetry, drama, and autobiography. This study will focus on issues that emerge from the creative representations of black women and the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and class that interrogate what is both particular and universal experiences.  Cross-listed Course(s): AFAM 487

WGST 515: Race, Gender, & Graphic Novels

Representations of race and gender in comics with a special emphasis on the experiences of African Americans. Cross-listed Course: AFAM 515

WGST 554: Women and Crime

Impact of gender-based relations on crime and the criminal justice system. Cross-listed Course: CRJU 554

WGST 598.001 - SPECIAL TOPICS: Gender Issues in China

Covers a wide range of gender issues in Chinese-speaking culture in traditional China, the contemporary PRC, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Meets with: ANTH 512

WGST 598.003 - SPECIAL TOPICS: Adolescent Mentoring

This course will be divided into two sections: Part I: The first five weeks of the semester will be spent preparing you to provide quality service to at-risk youth. Classes during the training portion of the course will focus on training you in effective methods of intervention with at-risk adolescents. Topics include the characteristics and circumstances of adolescents that place them at risk, how theory informs potential approaches for improving the well-being of at-risk youth, working effectively with your mentee, the development of cultural humility, principles of responsible mentoring, and mentoring special populations of youth (e.g., academically at-risk students, youth in trouble with the law, youth with mental health needs). During this portion of the class, weekly quizzes and thought papers will be utilized to confirm your understanding of the course material. Part II: Toward the end of the training portion of the class, you will be matched with student(s) from New Bridge Academy, and Wednesday classes will begin meeting at New Bridge Academy. Once the training has been completed, class begins to be solely based on mentoring and case responsibilities. This course will be divided into two sections: Part I: The first five weeks of the semester will be spent preparing you to provide quality service to at-risk youth. Classes during the training portion of the course will focus on training you in effective methods of intervention with at-risk adolescents. Topics include the characteristics and circumstances of adolescents that place them at risk, how theory informs potential approaches for improving the well-being of at-risk youth, working effectively with your mentee, the development of cultural humility, principles of responsible mentoring, and mentoring special populations of youth (e.g., academically at-risk students, youth in trouble with the law, youth with mental health needs). During this portion of the class, weekly quizzes and thought papers will be utilized to confirm your understanding of the course material. Part II: Toward the end of the training portion of the class, you will be matched with student(s) from New Bridge Academy, and Wednesday classes will begin meeting at New Bridge Academy. Once the training has been completed, class begins to be solely based on mentoring and case responsibilities. Meets with: CRJU 591

WGST 621: Maternal and Child Health

An interdisciplinary examination of reproductive health, rights, and justice issues, with a focus on maternal and child health. Cross-listed Course: HPEB 621

 

Summer 2020

WGST 112: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

A social science perspective of women in psychological, sociological, historical, anthropological, economic, and political contexts; the changing roles, images, and institutions.

WGST 113: Women's Health

Basic functioning of the female body; effects of society on processes of health and disease. 

WGST 300: Sex and Gender

Critical ways of thinking about sex and gender as social processes in everyday lives. Topics include how sex and gender shape and affect the experiences of women, men, girls, boys, and individuals who live in the spaces in-between (those who are intersex or transgender) across a wide range of social institutions (family, work, education, politics, etc.).   Cross-listed Course: SOCY 301

WGST 304: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality

Historical and contemporary power relationships in race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation. Cross-listed Course: AFAM 397 and POLI 305

WGST 432: Men and Masculinities

Overview of psychological, social, physical, and emotional issues related to men's lives. Cross-listed Course: PSYC 437

WGST 437: Women Writers

Representative works written by women. Cross-listed Course: ENGL 437

WGST 554: Women & Crime

Impact of gender-based relations on crime and the criminal justice system. Cross-listed Course(s): CRJU 554

 

Spring 2020

WGST 112: Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies

A social science perspective of women in psychological, sociological, historical, anthropological, economic, and political contexts; the changing roles, images, and institutions.

WGST 113: Women's Health

Basic functioning of the female body; effects of society on processes of health and disease. 

WGST 298.01: Harassment and Consent

This course examines the ways gender, harassment, and consent intersect. The course surveys historical and current cases and social movements surrounding harassment, power, and consent.

WGST 298.02: Gender Issues In Law & Order: SVU

This course examines popular culture media representation of girls and women in context of criminal victimization.

WGST 300: Sex and Gender

Critical ways of thinking about sex and gender as social processes in everyday lives. Topics include how sex and gender shape and affect the experiences of women, men, girls, boys, and individuals who live in the spaces in-between (those who are intersex or transgender) across a wide range of social institutions (family, work, education, politics, etc.).   Cross-listed Course: SOCY 301

WGST 301: Psychology of Marriage

The psychological, physiological, and social characteristics of marriage. Cross-listed Course: PSYC 301

WGST 304: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality

Historical and contemporary power relationships in race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation. Cross-listed Course: AFAM 397 and POLI 305

WGST 306: Social Welfare Services for Women & Minorities

Social welfare services available to women and minorities and the forces that shape these services. Cross-listed Course: SOWK 305

WGST 307: Feminist Theory

Historical development of feminist theory and contemporary debates within feminism. Cross-listed Course: POLI 307

WGST 308: African-American Feminist Theory

An interdisciplinary survey of the contributions of African-American women to feminist theory. Cross-listed Course: AFRO 308  

WGST 311: Minorities, Women, and Mass Media

The study of the relationship among persons of color, women, and the mass media. Cross-listed Course: JOUR 311

WGST 334: Feminist Philosophy

Introduces feminist philosophy and applications to philosophical problems. Cross-listed Course: PHIL 334

WGST 352: Gender and Politics

Impact of gender on the distribution of power in society; foundations for intersections of gender, race, social class, and sexuality and their economic, social, and political concomitants. Cross-listed Course: POLI 352

WGST 381: Gender and Globalization

Examines the dialectic between globalization and the social construction of gender. Topics include the global assembly line, transnational markets for domestic labor and sex workers, and global feminist alliances. ' Cross-listed Course: ANTH 381 Prerequisite(s): WGST 111 or 112 or ANTH 102

WGST 430.01: LGBTQ Literature

This course examines the evolving understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) identities and evolving representations of LGBTQ lives through a study of significant literary and historical texts of the late nineteenth and the twentieth centuries.

WGST 430.02: American Popular Culture Since 1890

A history of the contributions of the popular aspects of American culture and their interactions with American institutions.

WGST 430.H01: Global Women's Health

This course examines health issues important in the lives of women around the world. It will take a life cycle approach beginning with issues surrounding the birth of girl babies, continuing through the period of growth and development, adulthood, including family planning, pregnancy and lactation and ending with old age. Drawing on medical and applied anthropology perspectives, the course will cover the sociocultural landscape of women’s lives, including the forces that promote and hinder the health and well-being of women around the globe. Also examined will be programs aimed at improving women’s lives world-wide. The goal of this course is to provide students with a clearer understanding of the female life cycle and a greater appreciation for the mental, physical and social health risks women face on a global scale.  Cross-listed Course: ANTH 391.H01

WGST 432: Men and Masculinities

Overview of psychological, social, physical, and emotional issues related to men's lives. Cross-listed Course: PSYC 437

WGST 437: Women Writers

Representative works written by women. Cross-listed Course: ENGL 437

WGST 464: History of American Women

The social, political, and economic roles and changing status of women in America. Cross-listed Course: HIST 464

WGST 499: Community Service Internship

Supervised experience addressing a community organization’s needs and allowing the student to explore an aspect of the community related to women’s studies issues. Internship contract approval by advisor required.

WGST 555: Language and Gender

Approaches to gender and language emphasizing the social grounding of both; how language reflects sociocultural values and is a tool for constructing different types of social organization. Cross-listed Course: ANTH 555 and LING 541

WGST 598.001 - SPECIAL TOPICS: Adolescent Mentoring

This course will be divided into two sections: Part I: The first five weeks of the semester will be spent preparing you to provide quality service to at-risk youth. Classes during the training portion of the course will focus on training you in effective methods of intervention with at-risk adolescents. Topics include the characteristics and circumstances of adolescents that place them at risk, how theory informs potential approaches for improving the well-being of at-risk youth, working effectively with your mentee, the development of cultural humility, principles of responsible mentoring, and mentoring special populations of youth (e.g., academically at-risk students, youth in trouble with the law, youth with mental health needs). During this portion of the class, weekly quizzes and thought papers will be utilized to confirm your understanding of the course material. Part II: Toward the end of the training portion of the class, you will be matched with student(s) from New Bridge Academy, and Wednesday classes will begin meeting at New Bridge Academy. Once the training has been completed, class begins to be solely based on mentoring and case responsibilities. This course will be divided into two sections: Part I: The first five weeks of the semester will be spent preparing you to provide quality service to at-risk youth. Classes during the training portion of the course will focus on training you in effective methods of intervention with at-risk adolescents. Topics include the characteristics and circumstances of adolescents that place them at risk, how theory informs potential approaches for improving the well-being of at-risk youth, working effectively with your mentee, the development of cultural humility, principles of responsible mentoring, and mentoring special populations of youth (e.g., academically at-risk students, youth in trouble with the law, youth with mental health needs). During this portion of the class, weekly quizzes and thought papers will be utilized to confirm your understanding of the course material. Part II: Toward the end of the training portion of the class, you will be matched with student(s) from New Bridge Academy, and Wednesday classes will begin meeting at New Bridge Academy. Once the training has been completed, class begins to be solely based on mentoring and case responsibilities. Meets with: CRJU 591

 

Fall 2019

WGST 112: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

A social science perspective of women in psychological, sociological, historical, anthropological, economic, and political contexts; the changing roles, images, and institutions.

WGST 113: Women's Health

Basic functioning of the female body; effects of society on processes of health and disease. 

WGST 298: Harassment and Consent

This course examines the ways gender, harassment, and consent intersect. The course surveys historical and current cases and social movements surrounding harassment, power, and consent.  

WGST 300: Sex and Gender

Critical ways of thinking about sex and gender as social processes in everyday lives. Topics include how sex and gender shape and affect the experiences of women, men, girls, boys, and individuals who live in the spaces in-between (those who are intersex or transgender) across a wide range of social institutions (family, work, education, politics, etc.).   Cross-listed Course: SOCY 301

WGST 304: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality

Historical and contemporary power relationships in race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation. Cross-listed Course: AFAM 397

WGST 379: Women in Modern Europe

Survey of women in European history from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century. Focus on women’s citizenship beginning with Enlightenment idea of rights through developments in modern feminism. Cross-listed Course: HIST 379

WGST 388: Cultures, Pregnancy, and Birth

Anthropological study of pregnancy and birth with a cross-cultural focus comparing the United States to other nations. Examination of cultural factors such as prenatal care, dietary practices, taboos, birth location, practitioners, and birthing styles. Cross-listed Course: ANTH 388

WGST 398: SPECIAL TOPICS: African-American and Women's Health Issues

Critical examination of health disparities in the U.S. population across gender, race, and ethnicity. Primary attention will be focused on the nature of Black/White and male/female disparities in health and well-being and the patterned ways in which the health of these groups is embedded in the social, cultural, political and economic contexts of their lives. Cross-listed Courses: SOCY 398, AFAM 397

WGST 432: Men and Masculinities

Overview of psychological, social, physical, and emotional issues related to men's lives. Cross-listed Course: PSYC 437

WGST 499: Community Service Internship

Supervised experience addressing a community organization’s needs and allowing the student to explore an aspect of the community related to women’s studies issues. Internship contract approval by advisor required.

WGST 598.001 - SPECIAL TOPICS: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health

Health status and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Includes an examination of measurement issues and methodological considerations in research, as well as intervention efforts targeting LGBT populations.  Cross-listed Course: HPEB 627

WGST 598.002 - SPECIAL TOPICS: Adolescent Mentoring

Application of skills and theories of delinquency prevention and rehabilitation taught in the classroom to a supervised, structured field experience in a community agency. Cross-listed Course: CRJU 521

 

Summer 2019

WGST 112: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

A social science perspective of women in psychological, sociological, historical, anthropological, economic, and political contexts; the changing roles, images, and institutions.  

WGST 113: Women's Health

Basic functioning of the female body; effects of society on processes of health and disease. 

WGST 300: Sex and Gender

Critical ways of thinking about sex and gender as social processes in everyday lives. Topics include how sex and gender shape and affect the experiences of women, men, girls, boys, and individuals who live in the spaces in-between (those who are intersex or transgender) across a wide range of social institutions (family, work, education, politics, etc.). This is an asynchronous, fully online, distributed learning course. Sociology is a social science seeking to better understand how individuals, groups, social systems/structures and cultures shape (and are shaped by) one another. Cross-listed Course: SOCY 301

WGST 437: Women Writers

Representative works written by women. Cross-listed Course: ENGL 437

 

Spring 2019 

WGST 112: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

A social science perspective of women in psychological, sociological, historical, anthropological, economic, and political contexts; the changing roles, images, and institutions.

WGST 113: Women's Health

Basic functioning of the female body; effects of society on processes of health and disease.

WGST 300: Sex and Gender

Critical ways of thinking about sex and gender as social processes in everyday lives. Topics include how sex and gender shape and affect the experiences of women, men, girls, boys, and individuals who live in the spaces in-between (those who are intersex or transgender) across a wide range of social institutions (family, work, education, politics, etc.). This is an asynchronous, fully online, distributed learning course. Sociology is a social science seeking to better understand how individuals, groups, social systems/structures and cultures shape (and are shaped by) one another.

WGST 301: Psychology of Marriage

The psychological, physiological, and social characteristics of marriage. It is expected that upon successful completion of this course, students will: Understand the socio-cultural history and significance of marriage; demonstrate knowledge of the theories of marriage and marital research; know the major predictors of marital dissolution; understand the role of physiology in marital conflict; show understanding of the 7 principles of successful marriages; demonstrate an understanding of bids, positive sentiment override, and repair attempts. Cross-listed Course(s): PSYC 301

WGST 304: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality 

Historical and contemporary power relationships in race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation. Cross-listed Course(s): AFAM 397 and POLI 305

WGST 305: Sociology of Families

Sociological perspectives related to various aspects of family behaviors, roles, and values. Cross-listed Course(s): SOCY 305

WGST 306: Social Welfare Services for Women & Minorities

Social welfare services available to women and minorities and the forces that shape these services. Cross-listed Course: SOWK 305

WGST 308: African American Feminist Theory

An interdisciplinary survey of the contributions of African-American women to feminist theory. Cross-listed Course: AFAM 308

WGST 311: Minorities, Women, and Mass Media

The study of the relationship among persons of color, women, and the mass media. Cross-listed Course: JOUR 311

WGST 320: Sexuality and Gender in Ancient Greece

Gender roles, standards of sexual behavior, evidence for women’s lives, as manifested in ancient Greek literary and archaeological evidence; attitudes toward homosexuality; the modern media’s representation of famous Greeks. Cross-listed Course: CLAS 320

WGST 333: Sex, Gender, and Religion

Gender and sexuality in the shaping of social and individual identity in religious contexts. Cross-listed Course: RELG 333

WGST 381: Gender and Globalization

Examines the dialectic between globalization and the social construction of gender. Topics include the global assembly line, transnational markets for domestic labor and sex workers, and global feminist alliances. ' Cross-listed Course: ANTH 381 Prerequisite(s): WGST 111 or 112 or ANTH 102

WGST 430.Y01: Black Women in Folklore

The position and movement of the Black woman in African/African American folktales.  Cross-listed Course: AFAM 398

WGST 430.H01: Global Women's Health

This course examines health issues important in the lives of women around the world. It will take a life cycle approach beginning with issues surrounding the birth of girl babies, continuing through the period of growth and development, adulthood, including family planning, pregnancy and lactation and ending with old age. Drawing on medical and applied anthropology perspectives, the course will cover the sociocultural landscape of women’s lives, including the forces that promote and hinder the health and well-being of women around the globe. Also examined will be programs aimed at improving women’s lives world-wide. The goal of this course is to provide students with a clearer understanding of the female life cycle and a greater appreciation for the mental, physical and social health risks women face on a global scale.  Cross-listed Course: ANTH 391.H01

WGST 432: Men and Masculinities

Overview of psychological, social, physical, and emotional issues related to men’s lives. Cross-listed Course: PSYC 432

WGST 437: Women Writers

What do women write about when they write about themselves? This course will explore memoirs created by Jewish, Black, lesbian and other minority women who use their personal stories as a window into family relations, social history, national history, identity formation processes, power relations in the home as well as in the world. From the diary of an 18th-century Jewish German merchant to American Pulitzer Prize nominee Maya Angelou, this course will focus on the female autobiographical voice in various literary forms (novel, graphic novel, essay, etc.) with some important interdisciplinary detours through film, music and the arts as well. Cross-listed Course(s): ENGL 437 and JSTU 491

WGST 499: Community Service Internship

Supervised experience addressing a community organization’s needs and allowing the student to explore an aspect of the community related to women’s studies issues. Contract approval by advisor required.



 

Fall 2018

WGST 112: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

A social science perspective of women in psychological, sociological, historical, anthropological, economic, and political contexts; the changing roles, images, and institutions.

WGST 113: Women's Health

Basic functioning of the female body; effects of society on processes of health and disease. 

WGST 298: Harassment and Consent

This course examines the ways gender, harassment, and consent intersect. The course surveys historical and current cases and social movements surrounding harassment, power, and consent.  

WGST 300: Sex and Gender

Critical ways of thinking about sex and gender as social processes in everyday lives. Topics include how sex and gender shape and affect the experiences of women, men, girls, boys, and individuals who live in the spaces in-between (those who are intersex or transgender) across a wide range of social institutions (family, work, education, politics, etc.).   Cross-listed Course: SOCY 301

WGST 301: Psychology of Marriage

The psychological, physiological, and social characteristics of marriage. Cross-listed Course: PSYC 301

WGST 304: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality

Historical and contemporary power relationships in race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation. Cross-listed Course: AFAM 397

WGST 306: Social Welfare Services for Women and Minorities 

Social welfare services available to women and minorities and the forces that shape these services.  Cross-listed Course: SOWK 305

WGST 307: Feminist Theory

Historical development of feminist theory and contemporary debates within feminism.

WGST 309: Sexual Diversities

Introduction and overview of theories, history, literature, politics, legal, health and social issues within human sexual diversities, including the intersections of gender, race, and social class.

WGST 311: Minorities, Women & Mass Media

The study of the relationship among persons of color, women, and the mass media.  Cross-listed Course: JOUR 311

WGST 333: Sex, Gender, and Religion

Gender and sexuality in the shaping of social and individual identity in religious contexts. Cross-listed Course: RELG 333

WGST 335: Women in China

Introduces the connection between gender and the Chinese national imagination Readings include cultural and historical documents that purport to explain the experience of women in China. Cross-listed Course: CHIN 335

WGST 352: Gender and Politics

Impact of gender on the distribution of power in society; foundations for intersections of gender, race, social class, and sexuality and their economic, social, and political concomitants. Cross-listed Course: POLI 352

WGST 388: Cultures, Pregnancy, and Birth

Anthropological study of pregnancy and birth with a cross-cultural focus comparing the United States to other nations. Examination of cultural factors such as prenatal care, dietary practices, taboos, birth location, practitioners, and birthing styles. Cross-listed Course: ANTH 388

WGST 430: Men and Masculinity

This course provides an overview of psychological, social, physical, and emotional issues related to men’s lives.  Major topic areas include: gender construction, men and work, men and health, men in relationships, male sexualities, men in families, masculinities in the media and popular culture, and violence and masculinities. Cross-listed Course: PSCY 589

WGST 430:  A History of S/EXperimental Film

Avant-garde and experimental film are other to mainstream cinema in manifold ways, one of which is the way that the personal and subjective aspect of the art is often used to explore sexuality and sexual identity. This course surveys some of the most important currents in that history, from the 1920s to the present. Cross-listed Courses: FAMS 381 and ARTH 390

WGST 437: Women Writers

Representative works written by women. Cross-listed Course: ENGL 437

SCHC 485: Monstrous Mothers and Femme Fatales: Gender and Monstrosity in Horror Films

In the wake of fourth-wave feminism, a significant number of female directors have revolutionized the horror genre by presenting more complex depictions of both the monstrous feminine and female horror heroines. Feminist body horror, subversive monstrosity, and more nuanced explorations of female sexuality and motherhood have emerged to shake up the status quo.  This proseminar will revisit classic male-gaze depictions of the monstrous feminine while also showcasing the diversity and richness of recent horror films by women directors like Jennifer Kent (The Babadook, 2014), Ana Lily Amirpour (A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, 2014) Lucile Hadžihalilović (Evolution, 2015), and Stewart Thorndike (Lyle, 2014).

WGST 499: Community Service Internship

Supervised experience addressing a community organization’s needs and allowing the student to explore an aspect of the community related to women’s studies issues. Internship contract approval by advisor required.

 

Summer 2018

WGST 112: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

A social science perspective of women in psychological, sociological, historical, anthropological, economic, and political contexts; the changing roles, images, and institutions.  

WGST 113: Women's Health

Basic functioning of the female body; effects of society on processes of health and disease.     

WGST 207: Gender and Culture  

Anthropological study of gender, with emphasis on cross-cultural investigation of the interaction of biological, cultural, and environmental factors including intersections of race, social class, and sexuality as influences on gender behavior. Cross-listed Course: ANTH 207

WGST 298: Gender, Sex, and Sexuality in Horror Films

This course deploys film theory, queer theory, and literary analysis as they relate to the genre of horror to explore why horror films remain a useful medium to contest cisnormativity and heteronormativity.  

WGST 437: Women Writers

Representative works written by women. Cross-listed Course: ENGL 437

 

 


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