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Gender, Sexuality, & the Body

Gender, Sexuality, & the Body

Facilitator: Linda Garber, Women's and Gender Studies Department

This Pathway allows students to explore cultural representations and social constructions of the gendered human body and sexuality. Because gender and sexuality are constructed through other categories such as ethnicity, age, and physically ability, courses will include a significant diversity component. And because the categories of gender and sexuality have occasioned both privilege and oppression, social justice will be emphasized as a theme across the Pathway.

Foundations Courses
WGST         12A         Women in Transnational Perspective (effective 3/15/14)

Associated Courses

Anthropology
ANTH          157         Family and Culture (cross-listed with WGST 155; effective 9/1/09)
ANTH          170         Women, Gender, and Sexuality (cross-listed with WGST 144; effective 9/1/09)
ANTH          187         Middle East: Gender & Sexuality (cross-listed with WGST 120; effective 9/1/09)

Art History
*ARTH        143         Women's Work: American Women in the Visual Arts (cross-listed with WGST 156; formerly ARTH 188; effective 9/1/09)

Biology
BIOL           28           Human Sexuality (cross-listed with PHSC 28; effective 9/1/09)

Communication
*COMM        106A       Gender, Health, and Sexuality (cross-listed with WGST 140; effective 9/1/09)
*COMM        108A       Communication and Gender (cross-listed with ​WGST 161; effective 3/25/16)
*COMM        111G       Feminist Methods (cross-listed with WGST 102; effective 1/1/15)
*COMM        156A       Health Communication

Classics
CLAS           63           Ancient Eros: Sex and Religion in Ancient Greece (effective 9/1/09)
CLAS           141         Love & Relationship in Classical Antiquity (cross-listed with PHIL 141D & WGST 133; effective 9/1/15)
CLAS           180         Ancient and Modern Laughter (cross-listed with ENGL 162 [topic: Ancient and Modern Laughter] and THTR 181A]; effective 9/1/09)
CLAS           185         Women in Ancient Greece (cross-listed with ENGL 186 and CLAS 186; effective 9/1/2015)
CLAS           186         Women in Ancient Rome (cross-listed with ENGL 186 and CLAS 185; effective 9/1/09)

English
ENGL           31           Writing about Literature and Culture (note: does not count if taken Summer 2017; effective 9/1/09)
ENGL           31G         Writing about Literature and Culture (effective 2/22/2017)
ENGL           67           U.S. Gay and Lesbian Literature (cross-listed with WGST 34; effective 9/1/09)
ENGL           68           Literature and Women (effective 3/25/16)
ENGL           69           Literature by Women Writers of Color (cross-listed with ETHN 69 and WGST 15; effective 9/1/09)
ENGL           79G         Writing About Literature & Culture
ENGL           122          Film, Gender and Sexuality (cross-listed with WGST 134; effective 9/1/09)
ENGL           122AW     Film, Gender and Sexuality (cross-listed with WGST 134AW; effective 9/1/09)
ENGL           125          Feminist Literary Theory and Criticism (cross-listed with WGST 163; effective 9/1/09)
ENGL           125H        Feminist Literary Theory and Criticism: Honors (cross-listed with WGST 163; effective 9/16/2016)
ENGL           137          Native American Literature (effective 5/12/2016)
ENGL           137G        Native American Literature (cross-listed with WGST 110; effective 9/1/09)
ENGL           138          Asian-American Literature (cross-listed with ETHN 145; effective 10/28/2016)
ENGL           152          LGBTQ Studies: U.S. Perspectives (cross-listed as WGST 136; effective 9/1/09)
ENGL           153          LGBTQ Studies: Global Perspectives (cross-listed with WGST 122; effective 9/1/09)
ENGL           158G        Native American Women Writers
ENGL           162          Studies in Comparative Literature [topic: Ancient and Modern Laughter (cross-listed with CLAS 180 and THTR 181A; effective 9/1/09)]
ENGL           186          Women in Antiquity (cross-listed with CLAS 185 or 186; effective 9/1/2016)

Ethnic Studies
ETHN           69            Literature by Women Writers of Color (cross-listed as ENGL 69 and WGST 15; effective 11/8/2016)
ETHN           141          Asian American Women (effective 9/1/2009)
ETHN           145          Asian-American Literature (cross-listed with ENGL 138)
ETHN           154          Women of Color in U.S. (cross-listed with WGST 112; effective 9/1/09)

History
HIST            84            United States Women's History (cross-listed with WGST 57; effective 9/1/09)
HIST            116S        Sex and Gender in the Era of High Imperialism (formerly HIST 116; effective 9/1/09)
HIST            119          Sex, Family, and Crime in Mediterranean Europe, 1300-1800 (cross-listed with WGST 170)
HIST            133          History of Sexuality (cross-listed with WGST 137; effective 9/1/09)
HIST            136          Gender/Race/Class in 20th Century Europe (cross-listed with WGST 172; effective 9/1/09)
HIST            150          Gender and Sexuality in East Asia (cross-listed with WGST 126; effective 9/1/09)
HIST            177          Gays and Lesbians in United States History (cross-listed with WGST 138; effective 9/1/09)
HIST            182          Sex and Family in American History (cross-listed with WGST 174; effective 9/1/09)

Philosophy
PHIL             23            Ethics and Gender (cross-listed with WGST 58; effective 9/1/09; formerly PHIL 4A)
PHIL             23H          Ethics and Gender: Honors (cross-listed with WGST 58; effective 9/1/09; formerly PHIL 4AH)
PHIL             141D        Love & Relationship in Classical Antiquity (cross-listed with CLAS 141 & WGST 133; effective 9/1/2015)

Political Science
POLI             171          Women & Law (cross-listed with WGST 118; effective 3/29/15)

Public Health
PHSC            28            Human Sexuality (cross-listed with WGST 33; effective 9/1/09)

Religious Studies
*RSOC          168          Gender and Judaism (cross-listed with WGST 145; effective 06/15/17)
*SCTR          26            Gender in Early Christianity (cross-listed with WGST 46; effective 9/1/09)
*SCTR          39            Biblical Women and Power (cross-listed with WGST 47; effective 9/1/09)
*SCTR          165          Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretation (cross-listed with WGST 148; effective 2/3/2016)
*SCTR          165R        RSS: Gender & Sexuality in Biblical Interpretation (cross-listed with WGST 148; effective 9/1/09)
*TESP           79           Women in Christian Tradition (effective 9/1/09)
*TESP           139          Catholic Theology & Human Sexuality (effective 2/3/2016)

Sociology
SOCI             157          Sociology of Family (cross-listed with WGST 182; effective 9/1/09)

Theatre and Dance
DANC             66            Women in Dance History (cross-listed with DANC 166, WGST 62/162; effective 9/1/09)
DANC             166           Women in Dance History (cross-listed with DANC 66, WGST 62/162; effective 9/1/09)
THTR              151           Fashion, Politics & Issues of Gender (cross-listed with WGST 183; effective 9/1/09)
THTR              181A         Ancient and Modern Laughter (formerly THTR 182A Classical Comedy; cross-listed with CLAS 180 and ENGL 162 [topic: Ancient and Modern Laughter]; effective 9/1/09)

Women's and Gender Studies
WGST             15             Literature by Women Writers of Color (cross-listed with ENGL 69 and ETHN 69; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             33             Human Sexuality (cross-listed with PHSC 28; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             34             U.S. Gay and Lesbian Literature (cross-listed with ENGL 67; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             46             Gender in Early Christianity (cross-listed with SCTR 26; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             47             Biblical Women and Power (cross-listed with SCTR 39; effective 9/1/09)
*WGST           48             Women in Christian Tradition (cross-listed with TESP 79; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             50             Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies (effective 9/1/09)
WGST             51             Introduction to LGBTQ Studies (effective 9/1/14)
WGST             56             Literature and Women (cross-listed with ENGL 68; effective 3/25/16)
WGST             57             Women in American Society (cross-listed with HIST 84; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             58             Ethics and Gender (cross-listed with PHIL 23; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             62             Women in Dance History (cross-listed with WGST 162, DANC 66/166; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             76              Violence Against Women (effective 9/1/09)
WGST             101            Feminist Theory (effective 3/15/14)
*WGST           102            Feminist Methods (cross-listed with COMM 111G; effective 2/13/2015)
WGST             104            Beauty, Culture & Society in a Global Age (effective 9/1/09)
WGST             110            Native American Women Writers (cross-listed with  ENGL 137G; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             111            Asian American Women (cross-listed with ETHN 141; effective 2/9/2010)
WGST             118            Women & Law (cross-listed with POLI 171; effective 3/29/15)
WGST             120            Middle East: Gender & Sexuality (cross-listed with ANTH 187; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             122            Studies in Global Gay and Lesbian Cultures (cross-listed with ENGL 153; effective 9/1/16)
WGST             124            Sex and Gender in the Era of High Imperialism (cross-listed with HIST 116; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             126            Gender and Sexuality in East Asia (cross-listed with HIST 150; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             133            Love & Relationship in Classical Antiquity (cross-listed with CLAS 141 & PHIL 141D; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             134            Film, Gender and Sexuality (cross-listed with ENGL 122; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             134AW       Film, Gender and Sexuality (cross-listed with ENGL 122AW; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             136            Interdisciplinary Gay and Lesbian Studies (cross-listed with ENGL 156; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             137            History of Sexuality (cross-listed with HIST 133; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             138            Gays and Lesbians in United States History (cross-listed with HIST 177; effective 9/1/09)
*WGST           140             Gender, Health, and Sexuality (cross-listed with COMM 106A; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             144             Women, Gender, and Sexuality (cross-listed with ANTH 170; effective 9/1/09)
*WGST           145             Gender and Judaism (cross-listed with RSOC 168; effective 06/15/17)
*WGST           148             RSS: Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretation (cross-listed with SCTR 165R; effective 9/1/09)
*WGST           150              Catholic Theology & Human Sexuality (cross-listed with TESP 139; effective 3/3/2010)
WGST             155              Family and Culture (cross-listed with ANTH 157; effective 9/1/09)
*WGST           156              American Women in the Visual Arts (cross-listed with ARTH 143; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             157              Women in Ancient Greece (cross-listed with CLAS 185 & ENGL 186; effective 3/3/2010)
*​WGST           161​              Communication and Gender (cross-listed with ​COMM 108A; effective 3/25/16)
WGST             162              Women in Dance History (cross-listed with WGST 62, DANC 66/166; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             163              Feminist Literary Theory and Criticism (cross-listed with ENGL 125; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             170              Sex, Family, and Crime in Mediterranean Europe, 1300-1800 (cross-listed with HIST 119; effective 3/5/2010)
WGST             172              Gender/Race/Class in 20th Century Europe (cross-listed with HIST 136; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             174              Sex and Family in American History (cross-listed HIST 182; effective 9/1/09)
*WGST           182               Sociology of Family (cross-listed with SOCI 157; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             183               Fashion, Politics, & Issues of Gender (cross-listed with THTR 151; effective 9/1/09)
WGST             189               Sex, Law and Social Justice: The Politics of Advocacy (effective 9/1/09)

* Indicates Course Has Prerequisites