Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies (FGSS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

FGSS 1120

This course brings together students, faculty, and invited guests to discuss the art of leadership and the opportunities and challenges women in leadership roles have encountered in their careers and how ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COMM 1120GDEV 1120UNILWYL 1120

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  7290 FGSS 1120   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This is a Learning Where You Live course. Primarily for: first-year students.

FGSS 1122

What does a ghost story have in common with a political manifesto? In this seminar, students will investigate the intersections between gothic texts and feminist politics. In course readings we will pay ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19540 FGSS 1122   SEM 101

    • MW Sibley Hall 101
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Richmond, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

FGSS 1123

If you have a prosthetic arm, are you a human or a machine? When are you human or/and a machine? The enterprise of sciences and engineering depend on the pursuit of the truth and objectivity, but that ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19541 FGSS 1123   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

FGSS 2010

Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary program focused on understanding the impact of gender and sexuality on the world around us and on the power hierarchies that structure ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4410 FGSS 2010   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16998 FGSS 2010   LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 2421

An introduction to the anthropology of sex, sexuality and gender, this course uses case studies from around the world to explore how the worlds of the sexes become gendered. In ethnographic, ethnohistorical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 2421LGBT 2421

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17701 FGSS 2421   LEC 001

    • MW McGraw Hall 365
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hodzic, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 3000

This course will work across and between the disciplines to consider what it might mean to think 'as a feminist' about many things including, but not limited to 'gender', 'women' and 'sexuality'. We will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6384 FGSS 3000   LEC 001

    • MW White Hall 110
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Juffer, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: FGSS 2010: Intro to Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies OR instructor permission

FGSS 3230

The United Nation's Sustainable Development Goal 5 states that countries should "Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls" by 2030. In this course, we unpack the different and often competing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GDEV 3230

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17782 FGSS 3230   LEC 001

    • TR Warren Hall 173
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sidle, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Please contact Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Lynn Morris (lm747), if you are interested in being added to the waitlist.

FGSS 3250

How have movements for sexual liberation used performance as a means of self-expression and strategies for social justice? How have theatrical stages served as sites of queer sociality and crucibles of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18295 FGSS 3250   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 3701

This course focuses on the study of race, class, gender, sexuality and popular culture through the examination of scholarly works and creative writings by one of the most compelling and legendary voices ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 3700ENGL 3775

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18178 FGSS 3701   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 3708

Popular consciousness of The Thousand and One Nights tends to focus on the female protagonist's inexhaustible oratory talents. Less frequently marveled at is the way in which the text's frame story and ... view course details

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  • 16809 FGSS 3708   SEM 101

    • W Uris Hall 302
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Vaziri, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    What does the representation of sexual encounter in the Arabian Nights ('Alf layla-wa layla) have to do with a politics of race and gender? This course explores the millenia-long history of mediations and translations of this ancient Perso-Arabic text across literature, film, and popular culture, in the Middle East and in Europe. We will pay attention to the transmission of phobic tropes about female sexuality and miscegenation, or "interracial" sex as they manifest in various versions of 1001 Nights across time and space.

FGSS 3740

In A Theory of Parody, Linda Hutcheon defines parody broadly as "repetition with critical difference, which marks difference rather than similarity." Taking a cue from Hutcheon, we will consider parody ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3745LGBT 3740PMA 3740

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16688 FGSS 3740   SEM 101

    • MW
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Salvato, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Class will meet in room 220 of the Schwartz Center.

FGSS 3990

Individual study program intended for juniors and seniors working on special topics with selected reading or research projects not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4411 FGSS 3990   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ghosh, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6806 FGSS 3990   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ramberg, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6807 FGSS 3990   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Juffer, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6808 FGSS 3990   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hodzic, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8411 FGSS 3990   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • McCullough, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

FGSS 4153

Topic: Feminist Posthumanisms in the Visual Arts. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Feminist Posthumanisms in the Visual Arts

  • 17275 FGSS 4153   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 4371

This course provides an introduction to the theoretical and empirical literature on the sociology of sex and gender. The readings cover theory and methods, feminism, masculinity, intersectionality, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SOC 4370

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6889 FGSS 4371   SEM 101

    • R Uris Hall 360
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Maralani, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 4432

As a symbolic system and field of practice, kinship produces configurations of sexuality, gender, race and power embodied by persons. This recognition is indebted to critical race, feminist, postcolonial ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16923 FGSS 4432   LEC 001

    • R Uris Hall 302
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ramberg, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 4451

Examines the new cinemas of Southeast Asia and their engagement with contemporary discourses of gender and sexuality. It pays special attention to the ways in which sexuality and gendered embodiment are ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  6479 FGSS 4451   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 4460

Examines the changing economic roles of women and men in the labor market and in the family. Topics include a historical overview of changing gender roles, the determinants of the gender division of labor ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECON 3440ILRLE 4450

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  7524 FGSS 4460   LEC 001

    • MW Ives Hall 219
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Blau, F

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 4673

Collaborations among and between Asian and Asian American artists in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have sought to redefine kinship by exploring the politics of belonging, generational ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18080 FGSS 4673   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 4675

How have epidemics and pandemics changed social worlds and created new futures? How is colonization political and microbial? What will it take to repair human-animal-environmental relations when they can ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17671 FGSS 4675   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 4676

This hybrid course in health humanities and creative nonfiction explores the theme of repair by approaching illness narratives as encounters for deep listening. As both art and advocacy, creative essays ... view course details

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  • 18118 FGSS 4676   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 4950

It is a truism that early modern society was a 'patriarchal' one in which men had authority -- but how did that authority operate and what were its limits? How did the exercise of power between men and ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 4950HIST 6905

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17543 FGSS 4950   SEM 101

    • M McGraw Hall 365
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Weil, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 4990

To graduate with honors, FGSS majors must complete a senior thesis under the supervision of an FGSS faculty member and defend that thesis orally before an honors committee. To be eligible for honors, students ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  4542 FGSS 4990   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ghosh, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6225 FGSS 4990   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Juffer, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6339 FGSS 4990   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ramberg, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6809 FGSS 4990   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hodzic, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

FGSS 6153

Topic: Feminist Posthumanisms in the Visual Arts. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Feminist Posthumanisms in the Visual Arts

  • 17280 FGSS 6153   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 6207

This course examines black feminist theories as they are articulated in the cross-cultural experiences of women across the African Diaspora. We will explore a variety of theories, texts and creative encounters ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 6207COML 6465ENGL 6207

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18170 FGSS 6207   SEM 101

    • W Africana Ctr B01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Boyce Davies, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 6301

This course investigates how sexuality, broadly conceived, is produced, represented, and enacted through a variety of media. We will consider how groups of people collectively produce their erotic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COMM 6300LGBT 6301

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17837 FGSS 6301   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 6331

Examines the new cinemas of Southeast Asia and their engagement with contemporary discourses of gender and sexuality. It pays special attention to the ways in which sexuality and gendered embodiment are ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  6484 FGSS 6331   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 6673

Collaborations among and between Asian and Asian American artists in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have sought to redefine kinship by exploring the politics of belonging, generational ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18115 FGSS 6673   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 6675

How have epidemics and pandemics changed social worlds and created new futures? How is colonization political and microbial? What will it take to repair human-animal-environmental relations when they can ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17675 FGSS 6675   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 6677

This hybrid course in health humanities and creative nonfiction explores the theme of repair by approaching illness narratives as encounters for deep listening. As both art and advocacy, creative essays ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18124 FGSS 6677   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 6755

How have movements for sexual liberation used performance as a means of self-expression and strategies for social justice? How have theatrical stages served as sites of queer sociality and crucibles of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18299 FGSS 6755   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FGSS 6990

Independent reading course for graduate students on topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students develop a course of readings in consultation with a faculty member in the field of Feminist, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5008 FGSS 6990   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

FGSS 7432

As a symbolic system and field of practice, kinship produces configurations of sexuality, gender, race and power embodied by persons. This recognition is indebted to critical race, feminist, postcolonial ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16928 FGSS 7432   LEC 001

    • R Uris Hall 302
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ramberg, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person