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Graduate Courses

Supervised professional practice in an organization, agency, or business where women's leadership skills may be developed. Non-traditional format: Internship.

Examination of the ideas and practices of black feminists and womanists. Students will examine African communities within the diaspora, particularly the historical and contemporary debates of black women in the United States, including black womanhood, sexual mythologies and vulnerabilities,…

Examination of the ideas and practices of black feminists and womanists. Students will examine African communities within the diaspora, particularly the historical and contemporary debates of black women in the United States, including black womanhood, sexual mythologies and vulnerabilities,…

Interdisciplinary analysis of the lives of North American Asians from a feminist perspective. In the course, students will be encouraged to critically assess the category of "Asian American" and philosophical notions and political implications of North American Asian feminisms. Students will…

Examination of the historical origins, philosophical positions, and political implications of contemporary queer theories and consideration of various examples from the field comparatively.

Examination of the science, lived experience, and politics of sexed and gendered bodies. Topics include feminist critiques of sex differences research and evolutionary theory, the role of rhetorical language in the biological sciences, the history of obstetrics and midwifery, race and…

Examines the ways in which the enviroment, gender, race, and class are categorized. Students will critically evaluate notions of gender, race, and class as they relate to the enviroment. Topics include development, population, production, consumption, ecofeminism, enviromental justice, and…

Not open to students with credit in MUSI 4250/6250. Roles of women in music, including the history of women musicians in western art music, world cultures, and popular music. Gender studies in music. Non-traditional format: This course is also offered through University System of Georgia…

Examination of music videos from the 1980s until the present. Music videos will be treated as texts from which we can glean cultural understanding as well as explore new ways of analyzing aesthetic communication and musical meaning.

Examination of music videos from the 1980s until the present. Music videos will be treated as texts from which we can glean cultural understanding as well as explore new ways of analyzing aesthetic communication and musical meaning.

The study of Latina lives from a feminist perspective. Examination of research and writing about the lives of Latina women with a particular focus on the dynamics of communities in the United States, immigration, cultural values regarding gender, and effects of poverty and violence.

The study of Latina lives from a feminist perspective. Examination of research and writing about the lives of Latina women with a particular focus on the dynamics of communities in the United States, immigration, cultural values regarding gender, and effects of poverty and violence.

This course provides a multidisciplinary, transnational introduction to the discipline of women's studies for those graduate students with little or no background in the field. Topics of study include labor markets, health, reproduction, socialization, language, media representations, law, and…

Theoretical and methodological issues in the study and use of black women's narratives. The course also focuses on how gender, ethnicity, culture, class, and sociohistorical context are reflected in various kinds of narrative texts.

Ethnographic research and writing and how it is shaped by gender, race, class, and other markers of social difference. Issues of identity politics, power relationships, ethical dilemmas, and representational strategies will be explored. Students will engage in critical reading of classic…

Materials, techniques, and objectives for teaching undergraduate courses in women's studies. Will include an explanation of feminist pedagogies and information about creating lectures, leading discussions, sparking critical thought, and assessing student learning.

Readings and independent research closely supervised by a faculty member on a specified interdisciplinary topic in women's studies.

Feminist perspectives on epistemology, thinking, learning, and the production of knowledge; inclusiveness of academic disciplines to women's lives and experiences; the question of whether distinct feminist methods exist within academic disciplines; and women's status as participants in…

The assumptions and procedures of interdisciplinary research in the humanities and social sciences with specific attention to the purposes and processes of generating knowledge about women, gender, and feminism. Investigation and comparison of various qualitative and quantitative…

Seminar covering topics of scholarly interest in advanced feminist theory.

Exploration of gender construction and identity formation in transnational perspective. Topics include theories and methodologies for examining gender relations in cross-cultural perspective, political and socioeconomic status of women, gender ideologies and symbolic representations, and women's…

Investigation of same-sex desire, heterosexuality, homosexuality, and the regulation of sexual identities across different racial/ethnic and class/regional communities. Focusing on Native American, African American, Latino, Asian American, and international studies, with texts from law,…

Ongoing and current topics of scholarly interest in Women's Studies.

We will use empirical data to analyze how inter- and intra-racial discrimination based on skin color and hairstyles are forms of discrimination apparent in virtually every social institution, such as marriage rates, media, imprisonment, holding political office, educational attainment, wages,…

Readings in feminist theories, research, and pedagogies focused on the experiences of children, families, and teachers in the context of elementary education. Students will engage feminist theories in their analyses of language, curricula, classroom practices, policies, media, and/or…

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