Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Courses


Course Numbering

0001-0999* Pre-University level introductory courses
1000-1999 Year 1 courses
2000-4999 Senior-level undergraduate courses
5000-5999 Professional Degree courses in Dentistry, Education, Law, Medicine and Theology (MTS, MDiv)
6000-6999 Courses offered by Continuing Studies
9000-9999 Graduate Studies courses

* These courses are equivalent to pre-university introductory courses and may be counted for credit in the student's record, unless these courses were taken in a preliminary year. They may not be counted toward essay or breadth requirements, or used to meet modular admission requirements unless it is explicitly stated in the Senate-approved outline of the module.


Suffixes

no suffix 1.0 course not designated as an essay course
A 0.5 course offered in first term
B 0.5 course offered in second term
A/B 0.5 course offered in first and/or second term
E 1.0 essay course
F 0.5 essay course offered in first term
G 0.5 essay course offered in second term
F/G 0.5 essay course offered in first and/or second term
H 1.0 accelerated course (8 weeks)
J 1.0 accelerated course (6 weeks)
K 0.75 course
L 0.5 graduate course offered in summer term (May - August)
Q/R/S/T 0.25 course offered within a regular session
U 0.25 course offered in other than a regular session
W/X 1.0 accelerated course (full course offered in one term)
Y 0.5 course offered in other than a regular session
Z 0.5 essay course offered in other than a regular session

Glossary


Prerequisite

A course that must be successfully completed prior to registration for credit in the desired course.


Corequisite

A course that must be taken concurrently with (or prior to registration in) the desired course.


Antirequisite

Courses that overlap sufficiently in course content that both cannot be taken for credit.


Essay Courses

Many courses at Western have a significant writing component. To recognize student achievement, a number of such courses have been designated as essay courses and will be identified on the student's record (E essay full course; F/G/Z essay half-course).


Principal Courses

A first year course that is listed by a department offering a module as a requirement for admission to the module. For admission to an Honors Specialization module or Double Major modules in an Honors Bachelor degree, at least 3.0 courses will be considered principal courses.



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Course Type




Women's Studies


A survey of selected topics in the study of gender structures and the status of women in historical and cross-cultural perspective. These will include consideration of social and psychological processes by which gender identity is established in the individual, its institutional manifestations, and its articulation with class and race structures.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour (Main); 3 hours, limited enrolment (Brescia, King's)

Course Weight: 1.00
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King's Brescia

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A survey of selected topics in the study of gender structures and the status of women in historical and cross-cultural perspective. These will include consideration of social and psychological processes by which gender identity is established in the individual, its institutional manifestations, and its articulation with class and race structures.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour (Main); 3 hours, limited enrolment (Brescia, King's)

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus King's

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A survey of selected topics in the study of gender structures and the status of women in historical and cross-cultural perspective. These will include consideration of social and psychological processes by which gender identity is established in the individual, its institutional manifestations, and its articulation with class and race structures.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour (Main); 3 hours, limited enrolment (Brescia, King's)

Course Weight: 1.00
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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We introduce students to current social and political issues in sexuality studies, with a focus on contemporary issues around sexuality, including formation of sexual identities, sexual practices and politics, policing of sexuality, questions of sexual diversity, and the historical and global nature of ideas and controversies around sexuality.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour.

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The 21st century is a period of accelerating change focused around issues of gender, justice and activism. This course will introduce students to the ways in which movements for justice and change are informed by and take up gender issues in matters of education, health, poverty, globalization, the environment, etc.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour.

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Judging by the media, you would think the only issue in gay life today is same-sex marriage. This course will examine many of the other issues affecting gay men, such as sexual politics and practices, body image, health, consumer culture, social media, television and film, and intersections with race and class.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course surveys theory and practice in the fields of equity, diversity, and human rights as they are taken up in institutional domains such as social work, education, and law and in schools of thought such as critical race studies, feminism and gender studies, sexuality studies, and disability studies.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour.

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A survey of Canadian women's history from first European contact to the 1960s, with a focus on the realities of women's lived experience through biography.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 2140, Women's Studies 2280E, History 2140, History 2208E.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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A survey of Canadian women's history from first European contact to the 1960s, with a focus on the realities of women's lived experience as recorded through biography.


Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course examines Jewish women artists and patrons of the twentieth century to understand their contributions to the visual arts in the decades preceding and following the Holocaust. Drawing on their artworks, we explore how they struggled with and reacted to anti-Semitism and sexism in the art world and society.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 2159A/B if taught in 2008-9 or 2010-11.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A look at a variety of political, social, and economic factors relating to women's status generally, and within the context of the visual arts during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This slide-illustrated course will examine French sculptors Camille Claudel and Auguste Rodin, Mexican painters Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and Canadian painters Mary Pratt and Christopher Pratt, among others.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 2159A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines images of women created by women artists from the sixteenth to late twentieth centuries. General social conditions of various periods, artistic convention, and artist biography will be discussed in order to illuminate the nonconformity of biblical, historical, and fictional images of women which women artists rendered in a variety of media.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A course on selected topics on Women and the Creative Arts. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Intimate Relations focuses on how expectations of intimacy and relationships rely on particular understandings of love, sex, sexuality and bodies to shape how we experience ourselves as gendered and sexual beings. The course considers how intimacy (sexual, maternal, familial, affectionate) is understood in relation to history, philosophy, health, society and popular culture.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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How are women represented in popular culture? Women's images in the media, from newspaper and magazines to television, film and music videos produce particular notions of what it means to be a woman, be feminine, etc. We will examine both the historical and contemporary roles of women in popular culture.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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How we understand the body, whether through scientific investigation or through its representation in media, literature or art, has material effects on how people's lives and experiences are shaped. We will examine social and scientific constructions of the body, including concepts of beauty, health, fitness, sexuality, and questions of representation.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Sex education is a controversial topic; should we even be teaching people how to have sex or how not to have sex? This course traces the history of sex education and its many controversies as well as looking at contemporary sex education practices both locally and in an international context.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines the world of fashion from a critical feminist perspective. Topics covered may include fashion's role in gender and sexuality identity; the relationship between women's fashions and women's liberation; the history, sociology, aesthetics of fashion; the mass production of fashion; and feminist concerns about exploitation and sweatshop labour.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 online hour.

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The course is divided into sections on the image of women in literature, film and art; psycho- social development; the effects of social structure on women; and differences among women. These topics are addressed from the perspective of literature, psychology, theology, sociology, etc.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E or completion of first year university.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Beginning with cutting edge contemporary practices, from sex reassignment surgery to virtual reality, this course will look at the ways in which we imagine the future of gender and sexuality. The focus will be primarily on science fiction texts that provide interesting alternatives to present-day ideas about sex and sexuality.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines how historical and contemporary constructions of masculinity have shaped our understanding of what it means to act and be male in our society. It draws on critical gender theory to interrogate how issues associated with maleness and masculinity interact with questions of race, class, gender and sexuality.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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A survey of Canadian women's history from first European contact to the 1960s, with a focus on the realities of women's lived experience as recorded through biography.


Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Selected topics on issues connected to women's writing. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Gender is mobilized in both insidious and obvious ways to de/value bodies, appropriate power, profit and wealth from labour, and alienate people. This course mobilizes intersectional, decolonial, feminist, anti-capitalist and liberatory scholarship to organize a deep understanding of value, and builds toward deshaming and reclaiming the humanizing praxis of work.

Antirequisite(s): the former Women's Studies 2261F/G.


Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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An examination of the implications of feminist theories and practices at work in many different disciplines, including arts, media, social sciences, health sciences, science, law. We introduce students to theoretical concepts and ask questions about the ways sex, gender and sexuality are understood and researched from a range of perspectives.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 2256E or Women's Studies 2257E.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This interdisciplinary course brings a critical lens to the study of disability, sexuality and gender. Employing critical disability studies and feminist, critical sexuality and queer theories, students will explore and question issues affecting the sexual lives, gender expressions, and subjectivities of people with disabilities.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines social and cultural constructions of girlhood. Topics may include the commercialization of girlhood, popular culture and girls, negotiating identities, violence, sexualities, agency and activism in a globalizing world, and categories of difference. We will consider how feminism and Women's and Gender Studies have contributed to Girlhood Studies.


Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary field focusing on the history and construction of human sexualities and gender identities. Areas of investigation may include anthropology, art, health care, law, literature, popular culture, psychology, sociology, and theatre. While specific topics will vary, the course will present various feminist perspectives on human sexualities.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course takes up foundational readings in the history of feminist thought from early feminists' calls for women's equality and rights to postmodern understandings of gender. The course will consider how feminist thought has emerged, developed and evolved in response to various historical, intellectual, social, political and cultural challenges.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 2250E.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary field focusing on the history and construction of human sexualities and gender identities. Areas of investigation may include anthropology, art, health care, law, literature, popular culture, psychology, sociology, and theatre. While specific topics will vary, the course will present various feminist perspectives on human sexualities.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course provides an overview of historical, social, economic, political and biological influences on women's health. Using a feminist perspective, both experiential and theoretically based knowledge will be explored through the process of critical reflection.

Antirequisite(s): The former Women's Studies 2154.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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An in-depth survey of feminist theory and current debates in the field.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 2240F/G.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Selected topics on issues connected to women's paid and unpaid labour in Canada and globally. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.


Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Selected topics in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This interdisciplinary course will examine alternative expressions of female sexuality (queer, lesbian, bisexual, female masculinity, transgendered, intersexed, etc.) through a selection of historical, literary, visual and theoretical texts. Primarily, the aim will be to explore questions of subjectivity and representation through discussions of social regulation, class, ethnicity and historical context.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Selected topics in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Antirequisite(s): The former Women's Studies 2154.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An examination of the implications of gender analysis for theory and practice in the social sciences. Includes discussion of both empirical and theoretical treatment of questions about "sex-gender" systems in social-economic, cultural, political, and legal contexts. Also addresses methodological and epistemological questions raised by feminist research.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E

Extra Information: 3 hours. Limited enrollment.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Selected topics in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours

Course Weight: 0.50
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Selected topics in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours

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How does the law affect women? What important legal changes have women fought for and achieved? What is the relationship between law and social change? Topics in a national or global context may include citizenship and discrimination, reproduction, health care, violence, sexual assault and harassment, pornography, prostitution, divorce, and marriage.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 2270A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course investigates the implicit and explicit connections among sexuality, gender identity, race and class. It uses feminist and queer theoretical approaches to examine the historical relationships between these intersecting factors and explore their legacy in the way that "othered" sexual bodies are perceived and treated.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E or Women's Studies 1021F/G plus Women's Studies 1022F/G, or registration in the Minor in Gender, Sexuality and Culture, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Selected topics in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Selected topics in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 1020E, or both Women's Studies 1021F/G and Women's Studies 1022F/G, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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How does the law affect women? What important legal changes have women fought for and achieved? What is the relationship between law and social change? Topics in a national or global context may include citizenship and discrimination, reproduction, health care, violence, sexual assault and harassment, pornography, prostitution, divorce, and marriage.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 2260.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This interdisciplinary course focuses on sexuality as a subject of study and considers how sexuality defines individual and social subjectivity. The course will explore sexual subjects within a theoretical context and might include sexology, psychoanalysis, queer theory, feminism, the history of sexual identity, and its representation in cultural production.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course will focus on trans identities, history, theory and politics from the perspectives of feminist, queer, and emerging trans theory. Topics may include transphobia and oppression of trans people, sex and gender change, transvestism, gender passing, transgender children and their families, and intersectionalities with sexuality, race, class, ability, etc.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 4460F/G if taught in Winter 2013; Women's Studies 3343F/G if taught in Fall 2015.


Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course is interested in the interdisciplinary study of heterosexualities. Topics covered will include: social and historical productions of (hetero)sexualities; cultural performances of (hetero)sexualities; heterosexual pleasures and dangers; heterosexed pornographies and sexwork; erotic (hetero)sexual power play; and heterosexualities that cross the boundaries of (cis)gender, race, age, ability, class and nation.


Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course uses feminist, queer and trans theory to interrogate how female sexuality and desire can be understood, both historically and within a variety of contemporary cultures. It will consider the impact that representation, socialization and medicalization have had on the way female sexual subjectivity is experienced and expressed.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Studies the history of North Americans who claim identities, create social worlds, and build movements based on the fact that they desire members of the same sex, or challenge gender boundaries of male/female. Students will learn when, why, and how sexuality became a mode of human social and political identity.

Antirequisite(s): History 2817F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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What does it mean to be a lesbian today? This course will relate contemporary forms of lesbianism to their historical antecedents and examine lesbian culture since the early 20th century. Attention will be paid to a variety of aspects of lesbian life, including intersectionality, activism, community-building, sex, art and politics.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course examines our fascination with the figure of the 'bad girl' in popular culture. We will concentrate on theoretical work which informs the relationship between popular culture and dissident sexuality in order to look more closely at how adolescent and young adult female bodies are created, controlled and contested.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2253E or Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours. Note: This course may include an optional service learning component.

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This course investigates topics in contemporary queer life, including same-sex marriage, gay and queer radicalism and the fight for sexual liberation, the growth of assimilatory politics and its consequences, homonationalism and pink-washing, homophobia and bullying, the role of religion, and the globalization of LGBT human rights rhetoric and politics.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 3345F/G if taught in Winter 2010, Fall 2011, or Fall 2014.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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What is queer theory, where did it come from, how is it changing? Examining key foundational texts in queer theory, the contexts for its emergence, and debates over its contemporary usefulness and direction, students in this course will trace the development of queer theory from Foucault to the present day.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2273E

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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While popular culture operates to naturalize and distribute dominant discourses about gender and sexuality, it is also a fertile space through which resistance can be enacted. This course examines 'common sense' representations of gender and sexuality within Western popular culture and the ways these representations have been confronted and contested.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2253E or Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics on issues connected to women's writing. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines the relationship between gender and the environment, including the disproportionate impact of environmental degradation on women and children, gender and agricultural practices and policies, land tenure and access to and control of resources, and the role of gender in environmental activism at both local and global levels.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course applies a wide range of feminist theories and critical practices, including queer theories, literary criticism, psychoanalysis, and postcolonial studies, to a diverse array of artistic practices, including literature, film, and the performing and visual arts.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E or Women's Studies 2256E or Women's Studies 2257E or permission of the Department.

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An advanced examination of the application of feminist theories and practices to topics in the social sciences. Focus will include epistemological and methodological questions raised in feminist engagement across the various social science disciplines. Topics addressed may include a range of social-economic, cultural, political, and policy issues.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E or Women's Studies 2256E or Women's Studies 2257E or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Focusing on the changing meanings of race and racism in the twenty-first century, this course discusses and analyzes conceptual frameworks for understanding the multi-faceted and intersectional dimensions of race and racism, and examines how these inform social justice movements and other initiatives that seek to challenge institutional racism and racial violence.

Antirequisite(s): Women's Studies 3331F/G if taught in Fall 2015.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary field focusing on the history and construction of human sexualities and gender identities. Areas of investigation may include anthropology, art, health care, law, literature, popular culture, psychology, sociology, and theatre. While specific topics will vary, the course will present various feminist perspectives on human sexualities.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary field focusing on the history and construction of human sexualities and gender identities. Areas of investigation may include anthropology, art, health care, law, literature, popular culture, psychology, sociology, and theatre. While specific topics will vary, the course will present various feminist perspectives on human sexualities.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary field focusing on the history and construction of human sexualities and gender identities. Areas of investigation may include anthropology, art, health care, law, literature, popular culture, psychology, sociology, and theatre. While specific topics will vary, the course will present various feminist perspectives on human sexualities.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2253E or Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Is an inclusive feminism possible? Is a feminism that transcends borders and embraces a broader, more global spectrum of feminist voices than ever before feasible? Reading feminist authors from a diversity of backgrounds, we examine the attractions and challenges of a global feminism.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An advanced seminar on topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary field focusing on the history and construction of human sexualities and gender identities. Areas of investigation may include anthropology, art, health care, law, literature, popular culture, psychology, sociology, and theatre. While specific topics will vary, the course will present various feminist perspectives on human sexualities.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2253E or Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An advanced seminar or reading course on topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An advanced seminar on topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An advanced seminar on topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary field focusing on the history and construction of human sexualities and gender identities. Areas of investigation may include anthropology, art, health care, law, literature, popular culture, psychology, sociology, and theatre. While specific topics will vary, the course will present various feminist perspectives on human sexualities.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2253E or Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary field focusing on the history and construction of human sexualities and gender identities. Areas of investigation may include anthropology, art, health care, law, literature, popular culture, psychology, sociology, and theatre. While specific topics will vary, the course will present various feminist perspectives on human sexualities.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2253E or Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Individual instruction in the selection of a topic, the preparation of materials, and the writing of a thesis in Women's Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the Department. Restricted to fourth-year Honors Women's Studies students.

Extra Information: 3 hours. Limited enrollment.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Selected topics on issues connected to feminist theory and practice. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current seminar topics.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An advanced seminar combining in-class discussion of theoretical texts and presentation of research papers with a community-based practicum component on violence against women.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Selected topics on issues connected to feminist theory and practice. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current seminar topics.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Selected topics on issues connected to Sexuality Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current seminar topics.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2253E or Women's Studies 2273E or Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Women's Studies 2220E, or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Advanced topics of current interest in Women's Studies. Consult the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a fourth year Women's Studies module and either Women's Studies 2220E or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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In the past African women were powerful leaders, strong economic contributors, and respected members of their extended families. This course will examine these historical roles as well as factors that undermined African women's status and changed gender relations, such as slavery, economic forces and colonialism.

Antirequisite(s): History 4607F/G.

Prerequisite(s): 2.0 courses in History or Women's Studies, taken at the 2200 level or above if they are History courses or at the 2000 level or above if they are Women's Studies courses.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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