Current Course Offerings

Fall 2016

Undergraduate Course Offerings:

G ST 103 – Women in Antiquity
Instructor: A. Ajootian
TTh, 5:30 – 6:45 
Location: Lamar 130

An introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece and Rome through a consideration of the role and status of women in the classical world. Lecture with slides will be supplemented by readings of ancient texts in translation, in addition to textbook assignments. Fulfills Humanities Requirement.


G St 201 – Introduction to Gender Studies 
Instructor: T. Starkey
MW, 4:00 – 5:15 
Location: Lamar 404

Introduction to the growing body of research available from many disciplines for the study of women. Comparison of traditional and feminist interpretations of the nature of women, their capabilities, and their roles in society. Fulfills Humanities Requirement.

G St 301 – Topics in Gender and Culture  – Cinema and Gender (Honors)
Instructor: T. Starkey
T, 4:00 – 6:30 
Location: Bishop 333

A study of gender roles within traditional and popular culture. The specific content of the course may vary in different semesters. Possible emphases might include women in the arts, women in film, women in the media, and women in popular culture. Fulfills Humanities Requirement.

G St 303 – The Family
Instructor: E. Lake
MW, 4 – 5:15
Location: Lamar Room 129
Cross-listed as SOC 301

G St 303 – The Family
Instructor: J. Hill

Web Based (Two Sections)
Cross-listed as SOC 301

The American family as an institution and a group of interacting persons; the nature and problems of courtship, husband-wife, and parent-child relationships. Prerequisite: SOC 101, or junior or senior standing.


G ST 326 – Women in Southern History
Instructor: TBA
TTh, 1:00 – 2:15
Location: Bishop 112
Cross-listed as HIS 336

A historical survey of Southern women with emphasis on research through documentary sources and oral history.


G St 385 – Women in Literature (Sections 1 and 2)
Instructor: J. Hall

TTh, 9:30 – 10:45 – Hume 221 (Section 2)
TTh, 11:00 – 12:15 – Hume 230 (Section 1)
Cross-listed as ENGL 385

G St 385 – Women in Literature
Instructor: M. Hippl

Web Based
Cross-listed as ENGL 385

A study of the images of women in British and American literature. Content will vary. Fulfills Humanities Requirement.


G ST 425 – Religion, Gender, and Sexualty
Instructor: A. McDowell
TTh, 11 – 12:15
Location: Lamar 519
Cross-listed as SOC 425

This course uses a sociological approach to study how religion is used to organize, control, and change gender and sexual norms.


G St 497 – Internship

Approved work settings under professional supervision. May be repeated once for a cumulative total of 3 credit hours. Prerequisite: 6 hours GST coursework and consent of director required.


G St 499 – Directed Readings in Gender Studies

Individual research into selected issues in Gender Studies; content varies.  May be repeated once for credit with permission of director.  Prerequisite:  consent of instructor.


Graduate Course Offerings:

SOC 625 – Current Debates in Gender
Instructor: K. Dellinger

T, 2:30 – 5

Examines the social and cultural construction of gender differences in contemporary U.S. society, focusing on the social history of gender roles and gender inequality in current cultural and institutional practices.


Others to be announced.