WGST 2000-001: Introduction to Feminist Studies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Alison Hatch        
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 2050-001: Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Culture

Samira Mehta

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 3250-200: Disney's Women and Girls

Jessica Lawson
B term

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 3314-001: Violence Against Women and Girls

Hillary Potter
Maymester 9:00am-12:00am

  Focuses on aspects of the victimization of women and girls that are "Gendered" - namely, sexual abuse and intimate partner abuse. Also explores the importance of race, class and sexuality in gendered violence. Recommended prerequisite: SOCY 1016 or WGST 1016. Same as ETHN 3314 and SOCY 3314.

WGST 3672-001: Who Runs the World? Sex, Power, and Gender in Geography

Azita Ranjbar
Maymester 12:30pm-3:30pm

  This course will examine how gender and sexuality is constructed locally, nationally, and globally, drawing on conversations about feminist pasts, presents, and futures. We will focus on how gender intersects with race, class, sexuality, ability, religion, ethnicity, and geopolitical location to structure the lived experiences of women across the globe. We will apply critical geographic perspectives to gender inequality, exploring the overlaps and differences in women’s and LGBTQ+ struggles as they are shaped by ongoing socio-cultural, political, and economic conditions globally. Recommended prerequisite: GEOG 1982 or GEOG 1992 or GEOG 2002 or GEOG 2412 or WGST 2000 or WGST 2600. Same as GEOG 3672.

LGBT 2000-100: Introduction to LGBTQ Studies

Emily Irvin
A term 11:10am-12:45pm
hybrid: remote/online

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