Women's studies resources black women writers: race, culture and life cycle in cross-cultural perspective identify and describe major theories and political movements central to women, gender, and sexuality studies, placing contemporary developments in cultural, historical. Enrollment: see the gender, sexuality, and women's studies undergraduate advisor [frayda cohen, [email protected]] to complete the required paperwork all gsws students must meet at least once a year with the undergraduate advisor to update files and discuss what courses are needed to. Note: cross-listed courses are available in women's, gender, and sexuality studies for more information, consult the listing in the appropriate department for more information, consult the listing in the appropriate department.
Contemporary state of feminisms and women's rights, masculinity, queer theory, disability studies, body image and consumer culture, intersectionality, as well satisfies major and minor requirements in russian studies and gender and sexuality studies satisfies the cultural diversity requirement. Women's sports gustavus adolphus college offers a major and a minor in gender, women, and sexuality studies this interdisciplinary program examines gender and sexuality as cultural and social categories that organize and shape human experience. Cross-cultural psychologist john w berry at queen's university in canada proposes that much of what is known as psychology is what he calls culture bound and culture-blind: culture-bound: psychology is most popular in western societies (europe, the united states, and canada.
Students in the program pursue critical questions from a range of academic disciplines and learn how activism can promote social change we challenge students to consider how complex social identities such as race, social class, age, and ability intersect with gender and sexuality to shape the world in. By design, our minor in women, gender and sexuality studies is student-driven students in the program work with faculty in their field of expertise to develop an interdisciplinary curriculum tailored to their desired focus our program strives to rigorously but sensitively deal with major issues in the world. Interestingly, all of these cross-cultural studies find sex differences in neuroticism are larger in cultures with more sociopolitical gender equity that's right, in more gender egalitarian.
Enacted as a discipline, women's, gender, and sexuality studies is a site of social change and activism as much as theory we provide many ways for you to expand your world view, from rigorous, rewarding classes on campus to hands-on learning experiences in the eau claire community and. The women's and gender studies program of kutztown university provides a multicultural, multiracial and multigenerational look at the evolution of women's experiences students explore politics, sexuality, health and education through a multidisciplinary curriculum the goals of the program are. Amherst college sexuality, women's and gender studies for 2018-19 100 the cross-cultural construction of gender this course introduces students to the issues involved in the social and historical construction of gender and gender roles from a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspective.
This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore justice on gender and sexuality, and the sources and practices of resilience, across arenas including the cultural, economic, legal, political, and religious realms. The women's, gender, and sexuality studies program is a flexible interdisciplinary academic program devoted to pursuit of knowledge concerning women and the critical analysis of the production of gender and sexuality within transnational and cross-cultural contexts. In the women's and gender studies program, you will: examine the social, cultural and scientific construction of gender investigate how gender intersects with race, ethnicity, class, nation and sexuality gain a deeper understanding of women's studies, feminist studies, gender studies.
Gsws 110: intro to women's/gender studies this course is an introduction to the field of women's and gender studies with an emphasis on literary texts studied in connection with ideas about gender in other disciplines, including science and social science. The degree in gender, sexuality and women's studies is ideal for careers in counseling, clinical psychology, social services, education, media or you can also elect a concentration in transnational production and consumption, or opt to pursue any of the following minors: gender, sexuality and. Prerequisite: introduction to women, gender, and sexuality studies or introduction to queer studies, or contemporary topics of women's health and reproduction are used as vehicles to introduce the utilizing interdisciplinary texts in transnational feminist theory, cultural studies, and history, we will.
Cross-listed in european studies, gender and sexuality studies, and history not open to students who have received credit for inds s18 it surveys muslim women's experiences across a broad span of historical periods and cultural arenas, from the middle east, asia, and africa to europe and north. Women's, gender, and sexuality studies is an interdisciplinary minor that focuses on gender as a significant cultural and cognitive category the minor prepares students for fields such as communication, counseling, criminology, education, health, journalism, law, politics, psychology.
Women's gender and sexuality studies cross-cultural issues the focus of looking at women cross culturally should be on the commonalities across cultures (104) and from there, we can build a global base of what basic human rights women have. Early anthropological studies of what is now called transgenderism focused on cross-cultural variations in sex/gender the turn to anthropological work that began to draw upon the vocabulary of transgenderism did not expand until the emergence of transgender studies in the late 1980s and. As understandings of gender roles, gender identity, and sexuality continue to change in our society, you will need to understand and reflect on issues the major or minor in women, gender, and sexuality studies is an interdisciplinary program that draws on a rich offering of courses across the.