Fall 2017 Courses

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  • Current offerings may change; contact lgbt@colorado.edu to include additional courses.
Course Number Course Title Instructor Day & Time
LGBT 2000 Introduction to LGBT Studies
(Required for LGBTQ Certificate)
Investigates the social and historical meanings of racial, gender, and sexual identities and their relationship to contemporary lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender communities. Same as WMST 2030. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: human diversity.
staff MWF 1-1:50
LGBT 3796 Queer Theory (Required for LGBTQ Certificate)
Surveys theoretical, critical, and historical writings in the context of lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and gay literature. Examines relationships among aesthetic, cultural, and political agendas, and literary and visual texts of the 20th century. Same as ENGL 3796. Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors).
David MW 3-4:15
 
SOCY 1006/
WMST 1006
Social Construction of Sexuality
Discusses the social determinants of sexuality. Analyzes the economic, psychological, and cultural influences on human sexuality. Interactional perspective of human sexuality is presented. Restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
multiple multiple
WMST 2020 Femininities/Masculinities/Alternatives
Examines contemporary experiences of people around the world as they negotiate dominant and subversive understandings of gendered identities. Focuses on the ways in which the material and discursive circumstances of people’s lives shape their opportunities for resistance and creative construction. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: human diversity.
staff MWF 11-11:50
WMST 2050 Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Culture
Explores diverse cultural forms such as film, popular fiction and non-fiction, music videos, public art, websites, blogs and zines which are shaped by, and in turn shape popular understandings of gender at the intersections of race, class, ability, religion, nation, and imperialism. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: human diversity.
Bowen Tu/Th 3:30-4:45PM
WMST 2700 Psychology of Gender and Sexuality
Examines psychological research on gender and sexuality as they intersect with race, class and other social categories. Points of emphasis include differences in cognition, attitudes, personality and social behavior. Conceptual themes include research methodologies, implicit and explicit attitudes, stigma and stereotypes. These elucidate such areas as close relationships, leadership, career success and mental health and happiness. Recommended prereq., WMST 2000 or PSYC 1001. Same as PSYC 2700. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: human diversity.
Russell Tu/Th 3:30-4:45
WRTG 3020-015 Gender, Sexuality & New Media (Topics in Writing)
Through sustained inquiry into a selected topic or issue, students will practice advanced forms of academic writing. The course emphasizes analysis, criticism, and argument. Taught as a writing workshop, the course places a premium on substantive, thoughtful revision. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as NRLN 3020. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: written communication.
Hatfield MWF 11-11:50
JWST 3202 Women, Gender & Sexuality in Jewish Texts & Traditions
Reads some of the ways Jewish texts and traditions look at women, gender and sexuality from biblical times to the present. Starts with an analysis of the positioning of the body, matter and gender in creation stories, moves on to the gendered aspects of tales of rescue and sacrifice, biblical tales of sexual subversion and power, taboo-breaking and ethnos building, to rabbinic attitudes towards women, sexuality and gender and contemporary renderings and rereadings of the earlier texts and traditions. Same as HEBR 3202. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: human diversity.
Goodman TuTh 12:30-1:45
ARAB 3410 Gender, Sexuality and Culture in the Modern Middle East
Examines the issues of gender and sexuality in the modern Middle East and North Africa from the colonial period to the present, focusing on how feminist movements, Arab women's writing, and constructions of gender and sexuality have been shaped by local, national and international factors. Same as WMST 3410.
Bahoora MWF 3-3:50
WGST 3510 Gender, Sexuality and Global Health
Examines the intersections of gender, sexuality and health in global perspective. Explores how men's and women's health are shaped by gender and sexual relations in a wide range of social contexts, including South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and the United States.
Wyrod TuTh 2-3:15
 
LGBT 3930 LGBTQ Studies Internship (3 credit hours)
Students will participate in supervised internships at university program and advocacy groups, local businesses, human service or government agencies. Internships will focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer issues, such as anti-violence programs, educational outreach, and civil rights initiatives. To register for the internship class, please fill out the A&S internship application: http://www.colorado.edu/advising/policies-procedures/forms-petitions. Bring completed form (with all required signatures) to Alicia Turchette at the Women and Gender Studies office, Hazel Gates Woodruff Cottage. Note: The GLBTQ Resource Center at CU-Boulder sponsors 5 LGBTQ internships. Contact LGBT@colorado.edu for more information.
   
LGBT 4840 Independent Study in LGBTQ Studies
Self-directed research project in LGBTQ studies supervised by a faculty member and approved by one of the Co-Directors of the LGBT Studies Certificate Program