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Gender and Culture

WGSS 5315 - Gender and Culture

Anthropological perspectives on the analysis of gender with special focus on dynamics of gender, culture, and power.

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WGSS 5333 - Topics in the History of American Women

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WGSS 5341 - Analysis of Rituals

Examines various theoretical contributions to the anthropological study of ritual. Controversies and ambiguities surrounding the social and symbolic significance of the ritual act for both men’s and women’s experiences and participation are addressed.

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WGSS 5344 - Psychology of Women and Gender

A survey of research and theory on the interpretation of sex differences; gender, status, and power, and women’s life span development.

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WGSS 5365 - Feminist Methodologies

Theoretical underpinnings of diverse feminist methodologies and interdisciplinary scholarship. Contemporary debates in the field and ethical dilemmas faced by researchers using feminist, interdisciplinary and intersectional epistemologies. Relationship to critical race, indigenous, and queer methodologies. Guided experience in designing and producing feminist scholarship.

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WGSS 5366 - Feminist Pedagogy

Overview of feminist and critical epistemologies and pedagogical tools for use ininterdisciplinary classrooms in varied academic contexts.

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WGSS 5371 - Genders, Sexualities, and Theories

Genders and sexualities with special attention given to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.

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WGSS 5390 - Independent Study for Graduate Students

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WGSS 5395 - Special Topics Seminar in Women’s Studies

Topics of current interest from a feminist perspective.

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WGSS 5398 - Variable Topics in Women’s Studies

With a change in topics, may be repeated for credit.

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