WGST 2000-001: Introduction to Feminist Studies
Maisam Alomar
MWF 11:15-12:05
 LBB 220 In-Person
Introduces students to the field of Women & Gender Studies. Examines gender issues in the United States from interdisciplinary, multicultural, and feminist perspectives. A&S Gen Ed: Diversity-U.S. Perspective, Social Sciences
WGST 2020-001: Femininities, Masculinities, Alternatives
Shannon Leone
MWF 9:05-9:55
 HLMS 241 In-Person
Examines the construction of gender and sexual identities in the modern world. Focuses on the role of social attitudes and material circumstances in shaping how individuals understand themselves and are understood by others, as well as the actions they take to accept, negotiate and resist these pressures. A&S Gen Ed: Diversity-U.S. Perspective, Social Sciences
WGST 2050-001: Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Culture
Shannon Leone
MWF 10:10-11:00
 HUMN 250 In-Person
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. A&S Gen Ed: Diversity-U.S. Perspective, Arts & Humanities
WGST 2600-001: Gender, Race and Class in a Global Context
Leila Gómez
TTH 9:30-10:45
 HUMN 1B90 In-Person
Examines the positionality of women in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, class, and power relations in a global context. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: contemporary societies. A&S Gen Ed: Diversity-Global Perspective, Social Sciences
WGST 3100-001: Feminist Theories
Deepti Misri
TTH 11:00-12:15
 HLMS 267 In-Person
Explores a variety of alternative systematic accounts of, and explanations for, gender inequities. Social norms of both masculinity and femininity are analyzed in relation to other axes of inequality such as class, sexuality, race/ethnicity, neocolonialism and the domination of nonhuman nature. Requires a prerequisite course of WGST 2000 or WGST 2020 or WGST 2050 or WGST 2600 (minimum grade C-). Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) onlyArts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Social Sciences
WGST 3250-001: Disney's Women and Girls
Shannon Leone
MWF 12:20-1:10
 HLMS 229 In-Person
Examines the construction of gender, race, class, sexual orientation and disability in a selection of Disney's animated films. Cultivates skills of media literacy, exploring how mass media acts to enforce and maintain conventional gendered understandings of power, privilege and difference. Analyzes the political economy of the Disney phenomenon through a feminist lens. A&S Gen Ed: Social Sciences
WGST 3250-002: Disney's Women and Girls
Shannon Leone
MWF 1:25-2:15
 HLMS 229 In-Person
Examines the construction of gender, race, class, sexual orientation and disability in a selection of Disney's animated films. Cultivates skills of media literacy, exploring how mass media acts to enforce and maintain conventional gendered understandings of power, privilege and difference. Analyzes the political economy of the Disney phenomenon through a feminist lens. A&S Gen Ed: Social Sciences
WGST 3311-001: Gender and US Politics
Lorraine Bayard de Volo
MW 3:35-4:50
 HALE 260 In-Person
Provides an overview and critical examination of women as political actors within the United States. Students will examine the gendered components of citizenship, election, political office and public policy. Furthermore, students will explore the ways in which gender intersects with class, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and other identities in U.S. politics. Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: PSCI 3311Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Social Sciences
WGST 3505-001: Historical/Contemp Issues in African American Women
Hillary Potter
TTH 2:00-3:15
 HLMS 229 In-Person
Explores the social, economic, political, historical and cultural role of African American women from an interdisciplinary perspective. Special emphasis is placed on African American women's rich oral and literary tradition. Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: ETHN 3502 Recommended: Prerequisite WGST 2000 or ETHN 1022 or ETHN 2001.Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Social Sciences
WGST 3610:001: Gender, Race, Science and Technology
Maisam Alomar
MW 3:35-4:50
 HLMS 237 In-Person
Examines the role of science and technology in forming conceptions of race, gender and class, and vice-versa. Considers how some populations benefit from scientific knowledge-production while others are excluded or come to be its subjects. Students will explore this knowledge production through historical, anthropological, literary, and philosophical investigations of technology and scientific inquiry. Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) only. Recommended: Requisites WGST 2000 or WGST 2050 or WGST 2500 or WGST 2600. Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Social Sciences
Arts Sci Gen Ed: Diversity-U.S. Perspective
WGST 3702-001: Topics: Speak Up: Ending Sexual Violence
Alison Hatch
MWF 1:25-2:15
  HLMS 237 In-Person
Speak Up, Speak out: Ending Sexual Violence. Examines patterns of sexual violence and gender-based crime with a focus on stigma, normalization and other social aspects. Students will develop knowledge and skills to facilitate peer education and conversation around preventing sexual assault and related behaviors. Emphasizes engaging students own communities to drive change. Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term. Requisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors). Recommended: Prerequisite WGST 2000 or WGST 2600.
WGST 3940-001: Practicum: Gender Justice League
Leila Gómez
M 12:00-1:00
  COTT 111 In-Person
Enriches the academic experience of majors and minors within Women and Gender Studies. Usually will combine readings from books with lectures and discussions, community outreach and in-house publications spanning the interdisciplinary focus of the department. Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 4.00 total credit hours. Restricted to Womens Studies (WGST) majors or minors only.
WGST 4400-001 / LGBT 4400-001: Critical Inquiries in Transgender Studies
Nathan Alexander Moore
TTH 12:30-1:45
  ECON 205 In-Person
Examines theories, methods and debates in the emerging field of transgender studies. Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, examines transgender identities, communities and political movements in different historical and cultural contexts. Focuses on crosscutting issues that shape transgender subjectivities, with special attention given to how transgender movements negotiate race, class, sexuality, labor, culture and nation. Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: WGST 5400 and LGBT 4400 and LGBT 5400
WGST 4800-001: Senior Colloquium
Azita Ranjbar
TTH 3:30-4:45
  COTT 110 In-Person
Provides students with the opportunity to actively reflect on their education and to complete a research project that incorporates an interdisciplinary and feminist approach to the study of gender, class, race, ethnicity and sexuality. Offered each spring. Requires prerequisite courses of WGST 2000 and WGST 2600 and WGST 3100 (all minimum grade C-). Restricted to students with 87-180 credits (Senior, Fifth Year Senior) Womens Studies (WGST) majors or minors only.
WGST 5400-001 / LGBT 5400-001: Critical Inquiries in Transgender Studies
Nathan Alexander Moore
TTH 12:30-1:45
  ECON 205 In-Person
Examines theories, methods and debates in the emerging field of transgender studies. Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, examines transgender identities, communities and political movements in different historical and cultural contexts. Focuses on crosscutting issues that shape transgender subjectivities, with special attention given to how transgender movements negotiate race, class, sexuality, labor, culture and nation. Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: WGST 5400 and LGBT 4400 and LGBT 5400
WGST 6090-001: Feminist Theories
Janet Jacobs
Tue.11:00-1:30
COTT 111
Explores how feminist theorists have understood gender and how it interrelates to our understandings of race, ethnicity, sexuality, embodiment and knowledge. Meets the requirements for the WGST certificate.

Requisites: Restricted to graduate students only.

LGBT 2000-001: Introduction to LGBTQ Studies
Nathan Alexander Moore
TTH 3:30-4:45
 HLMS 267 In-Person
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 WGST 2030. A&S Gen Ed: Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences