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Women’s and Gender Studies

Professor: Bernardin (Chair), O’Mara; Associate Professors: Christie, Day, Han, Tredennick; Assistant Professors: Brown, Sadow, Seale, Wambui; Lecturers: Ashe, Klink, Lobdell, Miller

Objectives

Women’s and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study that takes gender and sexuality as central categories of analysis, recognizing how they have served as constitutive categories for making meaning in human history. We work to reframe the place of gender and sexuality as foundational to the workings of social, cultural, political, economic, and aesthetic systems. Women’s and Gender Studies draws on the methodologies and theories of a variety of disciplines because gender and sexuality cross all fields of inquiry. As a field of study, it instigates critical engagement with challenging questions central to our times. Rooted in activism for social justice and gender equity, Women’s and Gender Studies generates powerful, "real-world" connections between the classroom and our communities.

Minor

The Women’s and Gender Studies minor enables students to develop a core of information supportive of a major in an academic discipline, as well as increases opportunities for post-graduate study or employment.

Requirements for the Minor

Open to all undergraduates. The Women’s and Gender Studies Minor consists of 18 s.h. Required courses include WMST 130 Gender, Power and Difference; and a choice of either WMST 299/399 Independent Study (content and credit must be arranged in advance and individually approved), WMST 397 Internship: Women centered work experience (to be arranged with the project director with the approval of the Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies and include an approved field setting) or WMST 398 Seminar in Women’s and Gender Studies. Twelve s.h. of courses are to be selected from the following: ALIT 286; ALS/WHIS 274; ANTH 221; ARTH 220, 222; COMM 241; CONS 352; ELIT 275; EHIS 238; AHIS 268; LITR 283, 285, 286; PHED 150, 280; POLS 215; PSYC 243; SOCL 237, 239; SPAN 326.

Additional Special Topics courses, offered in Women's and Gender Studies or other departments, may count as electives with the approval of the Women's and Gender Studies department chair.

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