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Women's and Gender Studies Concentration (WGSTc)

Director: Professor Barbara Allen

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 (Not offered in 2011-2012)

CAMS 225 Film Noir: The Dark Side of the American Dream (Not offered in 2011-2012)

CLAS 114 Gender and Sexuality in Classical Antiquity

EDUC 360 Gender, Sexuality and Schooling (Not offered in 2011-2012)

ENGL 218 The Gothic Spirit

ENGL 319 The Rise of the Novel

ENGL 327 Victorian Novel

HIST 122 U.S. Women's History to 1877

HIST 123 U.S. Women's History Since 1877

HIST 203 Papacy, Church and Empire in the Age of Reform

HIST 229 Working with Gender in United States History

HIST 236 Women's Lifes in Pre-modern Europe (Not offered in 2011-2012)

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

HIST 330 Gender, Ethics and Power in Medieval France (Not offered in 2011-2012)

JAPN 234 Modern Japanese Novel in Translation: Mothers/Daughters; Fathers/Sons (Not offered in 2011-2012)

JAPN 236 Classical Japanese Fiction: The Tale of Genji and Its World in Translation (Not offered in 2011-2012)

POSC 275 Identity Politics in America: Ethnicity, Gender, Religion

POSC 355 Identity, Culture, and Rights* (Not offered in 2011-2012)

RELG 236 Gender and Religion in the African Diaspora (Not offered in 2011-2012)

RELG 284 The Virgin of Guadalupe (Not offered in 2011-2012)

SOAN 226 Anthropology of Gender

SPAN 344 Women Writers in Latin America: Challenging Gender and Genre (Not offered in 2011-2012)

WGST 200 Feminist Ways of Knowing

WGST 234 Feminist Theory (Not offered in 2011-2012)

III. Capstone Seminar: to be announced for 2011-2012. 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.