Women's,Gndr/Sexuality Studies (WGSS)
WoC. This course will acquaint students with some of the basic questions, concepts and problematic issues that drive WGSS scholars, as well as the historical, political and social contexts in which these concerns and the various answers to them have arisen. Students in this class plan and produce a community education experience. Fulfills diversity in the U.S. requirement. Fulfills diversity in the U.S. requirement (1998). Sociocultural engagement requirement (2019).
May also be offered at 250, 350 and 450
May also be offered at 360 and 460 levels
May also be offered at 290 level.
WoC. Intense engagement with interdisciplinary, transformative work in feminist theory and implications for methodologies that promote liberatory goals. Topics drawn from a range of feminisms, including Black Feminist Theory, Transnational Feminist Theory, and Queer Theory. Prerequisites: WGSS 110 and at least one other course listed for WGSS (or instructor approval). Fulfills sociocultural engagement and evaluating systems and environments (2019).
Students produce individualized, culminating projects for their WGSS major, with applications for problem solving related to gender/sexuality oppression. This project may consist of a theoretical analysis, an empirical research project, and/or community engagement. Students present their work to the community at an academic engagement conference. Pre-requisites: WGSS 375, including satisfactory completion of project proposal. Fulfills the apply requirement for the CQ.