Current Course Offerings

Wintersession 2017

Undergraduate Course Offerings:

G ST 301 –Topics in Gender and Culture
Instructor: C. Smith
M-F, 1-4:30 
Location: Bishop 106

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.

Spring 2017:

G St 201 – Introduction to Gender Studies – Honors
Instructor: T. Starkey
TTh, 9:30 – 10:45 
Location: Shoemaker 408

G St 201 – Introduction to Gender Studies – Honors
Instructor: J. Enszer
Web-based 

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  – Representations of Gender and Sexuality in Visual Media
Instructor: K. Cozart
Web-based

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
TTh, 1 – 2:15
Location: Lamar Room 131
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 325 – Sociology of Gender
Instructor: K. Dellinger
TTh, 9:30 – 10:45
Location: Lamar 515
Cross-listed as SOC 325

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.

G ST 327 – Genocide and Women
Instructor: W. Johnson
TTh, 11:00 – 12:15
Location: Lamar 519
Cross-listed as SOC 327

Exploration of the roles of women as victims of gender abuse and sexual violence and as perpetrators of violence in modern ethnic genocides.

G ST 337 – The South and Sexuality
Instructor: J. Cantrell
M, 4:00 – 6:30
Location: Barnard Observatory 105
Cross-listed as S ST 350

Students will study the ways in which the South has been constructed through depictions of sexuality, especially forms of sexuality deemed marginal, perverse, and dangerous.

G ST 366 – Sex, Gender, and the Bible
Instructor: J. Bos
MWF, 2:00 – 2:50
Location: Hume 106
Cross-listed as REL 366

This course examines sexuality in the biblical corpus, analyzes the biblical writers’ construction of gender, and explores feminist-critical and masculinist-critical readings of biblical texts.

G St 385 – Women in Literature
Instructor: K. Lechler

MWF, 2:30 – 3:45 – Hume 230
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 414 – Race, Place, and Space
Instructor: B. Foster
TTh, 4 – 5:15
Location: Lamar 315
Cross-listed as SOC 414

This course explores the significance of race, place, and space to modern identity formation. Through a multiple-disciplinary exploration, we will analyze the influence of social, political, cultural, and historical factors on the development of real and perceived “racialized places and spaces,” identities, and experiences in America, with special emphasis on gender and the American South.

G ST 488 – Special Topics in Gender and Sexuality Studies – Queer Theory
Instructor: J. Harker
TTh, 9:30 – 10:45
Location: Bishop 333
Cross-listed as ENG 488

 

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:

G ST 600 – Gender Studies Methodology
Instructor: T. Starkey

T, 3 – 5:30
Bondurant 107E

This course will introduce students to the interdisciplinary field of gender studies, including the use of both quantitative and qualitative methods in order to understand gender in a transnational perspective.

 

Others to be announced.