2017-2018 Pre-approved Courses

2017-2018 Pre-Approved Courses

The following courses were pre-approved for WGS concentration credit. 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 2017


AFRAMER 186X Childhood in African America (Bernstein)

CLS-STDY 152 The Construction of Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Greece (Weiss)

EDU T311A Establishing Loving Spaces for Learning: Nurturing Gender and Sexual Identity Dev in U.S. Schools (Brion-Meisels)

ENGLISH 90MK Medieval Women and the Problem of Knowledge (Watson)

ENGLISH 197QC America’s Queer Canon: from Melville to Moonlight (Roberts)

FOLKMYTH 177 Assertive Stitches: Domestic Arts and Public Conflict (Lufkin)

FRENCH 149 Queer Fictions (Kim)

GERMAN 145 Repression and Expression: Sexuality, Gender, and Language in Fin-de-siècle Literature and Art (Burgard)

GOV 94IP Identity, Politics, and Policy (Weeks)

GOV 94KF Feminist Political Thought (Forrester)

HAA 183W Women in South Asian Art (Kim)

HEB 1310 Hormones and Behavior (Hooven)

HDS 2123 Race-ing Around: Black Women, Movement and Spirituality (Blockett)

HDS 3060 Gender and Sexuality in the Muslim Middle East (Zengin)

HIST 1900 Feminisms and Pornography, c 1975-1995 (Kamensky, Halley)

IGA 229 Sex, Violence, and Global Politics (Cohen)

JAPNLIT 133 Gender and Japanese Art (McCormick)

RELIGION 1414 Scripture Stories of Women (Schussler Fiorenza)

SOCIOL 158 Sex, Gender, Sexuality (Viterna, Leenman)

WGH 210 Women, Gender and Health: Critical Issues in Mental Health (Gottlieb)

WGH 211 Gender and Health: Introductory Perspectives (Charlton, Caglia)



Spring 2018


ANTHRO 2614 Sexuality and Political Economy (Meiu)


ENGLISH 145A Jane Austen’s Fiction and Fans (Lynch)


ENGLISH 197GR Gender and Representation (Carpio)


FOLKMYTH 158 The Eco-Feminist and the Folk (Goldstein)


FOLKMYTH 172 Quilts and Quiltmaking (Lufkin)


FRSEMR 70S Sex, Money, and Power in the Postcolonial World (Meiu)


GERMAN 173 Carmen and the Art of Seduction (Hamilton, Cortese, Parkes)


GHP 231 Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Global Perspective (Langer)


HDS 1544 The Letters of Paul: Ethnicity, Sex, Ethics, and the End of the World (Nasrallah)


HDS 2026 The Invention of Virginity: Gender and Power in Judaism and Christianity (TBA)


HDS 2023 Religions and Sexualities in the United States (Gerber)


RELIGION 1461 Gender, Religion and Scripture (Schussler Fiorenza)

HDS 2128 African Women, Eco-feminist Ethics and Storytelling (Moyo)

HDS 3061 Muslim Women’s Piety and Agency in the Arab World and the Middle East (TBA)

HDS 3260 Martin, Malcom, and Masculinity (Walton)

HDS 3382 Marriage and Filiation in Classical Muslim Fiqh and in Modern Arab Codes of Family Law (Johansen)

HEB 1312 Human Sexuality (Flynn)

HIST-LIT 90AN God Save the Queen! Ruling Women from Rome to the Renaissance (Gilsdorf)

HIST-LIT 90DD Women at War in France and in the Colonies (Sevcik)

HISTSCI 146V Bodies in Flux: Medicine, Gender, and Sexuality in the Modern Middle East (Bayoumi)

PHIL 17 Feminist Political Philosophy (Schouten)

PSY 1009 Psychology of Women (Noll)

SOCIOL 24 Introduction to Social Inequality (Lamont)

SOCIOL 112 Men, Women, and Work (Brinton)

SPANSH 255 Aesthetics and Consumer Capitalism in Latin America: A Radical Women Approach (Delgado Moya)

SWEDISH BBR Special Topics in Swedish Literature and Culture: Women of Letters (Broome)

WGH 207 Advanced Topics in Women, Gender and Health (Austin, Gordon)

WGH 220 Sexuality and Public Health (Austin)