2011-2012 Pre-Approved Courses

The following FAS courses were pre-approved for WGS concentration credit in the 2011-2012 academic year. If you would like to petition to count a course that does not appear on this list, please submit a copy of the syllabus to the director of undergraduate studies along with a completed petition form, which is available on the website or in the front office.

Fall 2011

Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 26: Race, Gender, and Performance (Bernstein)

African and African American Studies 109: Using Film for Social Change (Lipper)

African and African American Studies 117x: Of Mean Streets and Jungle Fevers: Race, Gender and Ethnicity in Martin Scorsese and Spike Lee (Jeyifo)

African and African American Studies 154: Language and Discourse: Race, Class and Gender (Morgan)

Culture and Belief 37: The Romance: From Jane Austen to Chick Lit (Schlossberg)

Economics 1356: Economics of Work and Family (Goldin)

English 154: Literature and Sexuality (Kaiser)

English 170aw: American Women Writers (van der Woude)

French 180: "The Words to Say It": Women Writing in French from Colette to Satrapi (Jardine)

Freshman Seminar 34i: Girl Talk: Reflections on Gender and Youth in America (Johnson)

Freshman Seminar 43s: Gender, Race, and Ethics in the 21st Century (Helfrich)

Freshman Seminar 46y: Bodies for Sale: Global Traffic in Human Beings, from Forced Labor to Stolen Cells (Luis)

Government 98oa: Inequality and American Democracy (Skocpol)

History and Literature 90an: God Save the Queen! Ruling Women from Rome to the Renaissance (Gilsdorf)

History and Literature 90s: Cloak and Swagger: Fashioning the Body in Early Modern Europe and the New World (Elphick)

History of Science 108: Bodies, Sexualities, and Medicine in the Medieval Middle East (Ragab)

History of Science 138: Sex, Gender, and Evolution (Richardson)

Human Evolutionary Biology 1377: Birth (Reiches)

Italian 151: Women of Modern Italy (Lolla)

Medieval Studies 227: Hildegard of Bingen and the Gospels: Seminar (Kienzle)

Music 190r: Topics in World Music: Proseminar: Music, Dance, Gender and Sexuality (Kaminsky)

Religion 1082: Writing Lives: Women Writing Religion (Ahmed)

Religion 1842: Religion, Gender, Identity: Readings in Arab and Muslim Autobiography: Seminar (Ahmed)

Religion 2490: Diversity and Domination in Theory, Scripture and Society: Seminar (Fiorenza)

Religion 3005hf: Doctoral Colloquium in Religion, Gender, and Culture 

Social Studies 98kb: Gender in Developing Nations (Healy)

United States in the World 16: Men and Women in Public and Private: the US in the 20th Century (Cott)

Spring 2012

African and African American Studies 111: Spectral Fictions, Savage Phantasms: Race and Gender in Anti-Racist South

African and African American Drama, Fiction and Film (Jeyifo)

Chinese Literature 115: Gender and Power in Chinese Literature: Seminar (Li)

Culture and Belief 41: Gender, Islam, and Nation in the Middle East and North Africa (Najmabadi)

English 90n: Gender, Sex, and Marriage in the Age of Enlightenment : Seminar  (Ganz)

French 157: The Hermaphroditic Imagination (Beizer)

Freshman Seminar 38u: Sex and Decadence in Fin-de-Siecle Literature (Proulx)

Freshman Seminar 48e: Gender, Health, and Mental Health (Ruggie)

Harvard Divinity School 2101: Islam, Feminist Reformers and Gender Justice in Southeast Asia (Basarudin)

History 74c: Bodily Functions: Histories of Bare Life and Bio-Power (Johnson)

Human Evolutionary Biology 1310: Hormones and Behavior (Hooven)

Human Evolutionary Biology 1312: Human Sexuality: Research and Presentation Seminar (Chapman)

Japanese History 145: Lady Samurai in Medieval Japan (Kitagawa)

Japanese Literature 124: The Tale of Genji in Word and Image (McCormick)

Japanese Literature 271: Topics in Gender and Culture in Japan: Seminar  (Yoda)

Scandinavian 65: Crime, Power and Politics in Contemporary Scandinavian Culture (Kärrholm)

Slavic 171: Writing Women in Post-1989 Poland (Nizynska)