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

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

FGSS 2010

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5599FGSS 2010  LEC 001

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FGSS 2267

This course offers a broad understanding of the active and dynamic cultural, economic, and social, and political roles played by Chinese women. By challenging the dominant stereotype of the passive and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 2267

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16764FGSS 2267  LEC 001

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FGSS 2760

"Language is a skin," the critic Roland Barthes once wrote: "I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with ... view course details

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  • 15529FGSS 2760  LEC 001

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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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5580FGSS 3000  LEC 001

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FGSS 3580

For a long time area studies have overlooked the questions of gender, race/ethnicity, and social class in fields related to East Asia and the trans-Pacific regions. Little attention has been paid to how ... view course details

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  • 15929FGSS 3580  LEC 001

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FGSS 3691

Poverty is an ongoing issue in the United States, and has intensified since the recession of 2008. As such, poverty has disproportionately affected women and underrepresented racial and ethnic communities. ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3690ENGL 3690

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17916FGSS 3691  SEM 101

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FGSS 3820

This course will examine the range of issues surrounding the experience of gender in the modern workplace. Topics may include the historical role of women in the workplace; sex segregation in the workplace; ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRLR 3820

  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  7881FGSS 3820  LEC 001

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FGSS 3991

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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5601FGSS 3991  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Juffer, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9295FGSS 3991  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hodzic, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9296FGSS 3991  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Ramberg, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9297FGSS 3991  IND 604

    • TBA
    • McCullough, K

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FGSS 4160

Students consider the relationships among colonialism and gender and sexual identity formation in Southeast Asia. Using material from a wide range of fields including anthropology and literature, the course ... view course details

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  • 16734FGSS 4160  SEM 101

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FGSS 4291

Marriage was the widely expected norm within African societies. The institution was an important marker of adulthood, linking individuals and lineages in a network of mutual cooperation and support. Marriage ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 4291HIST 4291

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17462FGSS 4291  SEM 101

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FGSS 4339

Although the wounded, often feminine, body is the most powerful way of imagining border space in both the Indian subcontinent and the Americas, it is seldom coupled with the embodied practices and performances ... view course details

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  •  8979FGSS 4339  SEM 101

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  • Limited to 15 students.

FGSS 4402

This course will explore how women are portrayed in hip hop music and culture, addressing women both as consumers and producers. We will draw on texts that analyze misogyny in hip hop music and music videos, ... view course details

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  • 17203FGSS 4402  SEM 101

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FGSS 4403

This course considers the new generation of writers of black women that has emerged in the U.S. South in more recent years, whose writings have increasingly impacted the development of contemporary African ... view course details

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  • 17219FGSS 4403  SEM 101

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FGSS 4411

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  • 18184FGSS 4411  SEM 101

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FGSS 4415

This course takes as its main cases narrative and visual representations of sexuality and desire in Thailand—as well as in the global imaginary of the country— and investigates these in regional ... view course details

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  • 15912FGSS 4415  SEM 101

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FGSS 4440

A one-semester survey of women's role in science and engineering from antiquity to the present, with special emphasis on the United States in the 20th century. Readings include biographies and autobiographies ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: STS 4441

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8117FGSS 4440  SEM 101

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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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  •   Combined with: ECON 3440ILRLE 4450

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  9149FGSS 4460  LEC 001

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FGSS 4991

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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5602FGSS 4991  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Warner, S

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9292FGSS 4991  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hodzic, S

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9293FGSS 4991  IND 603

    • TBA
    • McCullough, K

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9294FGSS 4991  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Ramberg, L

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9470FGSS 4991  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Woubshet, D

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17092FGSS 4991  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Warner, S

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FGSS 6160

Students consider the relationships among colonialism and gender and sexual identity formation in Southeast Asia. Using material from a wide range of fields including anthropology and literature, the course ... view course details

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  • 16910FGSS 6160  SEM 101

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FGSS 6339

Although the wounded, often feminine, body is the most powerful way of imagining border space in both the Indian subcontinent and the Americas, it is seldom coupled with the embodied practices and performances ... view course details

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  •  8982FGSS 6339  SEM 101

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  • Limited to 15 students.

FGSS 6403

This course considers the new generation of writers of black women that has emerged in the U.S. South in more recent years, whose writings have increasingly impacted the development of contemporary African ... view course details

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  • 17643FGSS 6403  SEM 101

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FGSS 6472

In June 2013, in the space of a week, the Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action, the legacy of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). While the first two decisions ... view course details

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  • 16804FGSS 6472  SEM 101

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FGSS 6580

For a long time area studies have overlooked the questions of gender, race/ethnicity, and social class in fields related to East Asia and the trans-Pacific regions. Little attention has been paid to how ... view course details

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  • 15937FGSS 6580  LEC 001

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FGSS 6625

This course takes as its main cases narrative and visual representations of sexuality and desire in Thailand—as well as in the global imaginary of the country— and investigates these in regional ... view course details

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  •  8635FGSS 6625  SEM 101

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  • Interested, upper level undergrads may join.

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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5579FGSS 6990  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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