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Women's and Gender Studies Concentration (WGSTc)

Director: Associate Professor Annette Igra

The Women's and Gender Studies Concentration offers students the opportunity to complement their major field with an interdisciplinary focus on women and gender.

Requirements for the Concentration:

Six courses will be required from the following three groups. The range of courses must include at least two disciplines.

I. Women's and Gender Studies 110: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

II. Core Courses (4 courses or 24 credits):

ARTH 223 Women in Art

CAMS 234 Film Noir: The Dark Side of the American Dream

CAMS 235 Film and the Melodramatic Imagination (Not offered in 2006-2007)

CAMS 240 European Women Filmmakers (Not offered in 2006-2007)

CLAS 114 Gender and Sexuality in Classical Antiquity (Not offered in 2006-2007)

EDUC 360 Gender, Sexuality and Schooling (Not offered in 2006-2007)

ENGL 318 Gothic Spirit (Not offered in 2006-2007)

ENGL 319 The Rise of the Novel

HIST 222 U.S. Women's History to 1877

HIST 223 U.S. Women's History Since 1877

HIST 229 Gender and Work in U.S. History (Not offered in 2006-2007)

HIST 236 Courtly Queens to Revolutionary Heroines: European Women 1100-1800 (Not offered in 2006-2007)

HIST 238 The World of Bede

HIST 238 Topics in Medieval History: Church, Papacy and Empire

HIST 259 Women in South Asia: Histories, Narratives and Representation

JAPN 236 Classical Japanese Fiction: The Tale of Genji and Its World in Translation (Not offered in 2006-2007)

LCST 150 Amazons, Valkyries, Naiads, and Dykes: Women Identified and Lesbian Artists in Europe (Not offered in 2006-2007)

MUSC 113 Music and Gender

PHIL 235 Feminist Philosophy

POSC 353 Feminist and American Separatist Movements (Not offered in 2006-2007)

POSC 354 Feminist Political Theory (Not offered in 2006-2007)

POSC 355 Contemporary Feminist Thought: Identity, Culture, and Rights

RELG 224 Women and Christianity (Not offered in 2006-2007)

RELG 235 Women and Islamic Constructions of Gender (Not offered in 2006-2007)

RELG 322 Gender and God Talk: Christian Feminist Theologies (Not offered in 2006-2007)

SOAN 226 Anthropology of Gender

SPAN 255 Women Dramatists in Latin America: Staging Conflicts (Not offered in 2006-2007)

SPAN 344 Women Writers in Latin America: Challenging Gender and Genre (Not offered in 2006-2007)

THEA 351 Women Playwrights/Women's Roles (Not offered in 2006-2007)

WGST 200 Feminist Ways of Knowing (Not offered in 2006-2007)

WGST 205 The Politics of Women's Health

WGST 234 Feminist Theory

III. Capstone Seminar: WGST 396: Crossing Borders with Transnational Feminists. Other advanced seminars may be substituted for the designated capstone seminar only with the approval of both the instructor and the Women’s and Gender Studies director.