GENS 150: The Naked
An introduction course which explores the different layers of gender,
tension between women and men, different groups, and people's quest
to find an identity.
PSYC 150 : Human Sexuality
An introduction to the study of human sexuality including a review
of sexual behavior, orientation, and identity. Recently modified to
include gender, biology, and brain development.
GENS 350: Gender in the Workplace
Increase student awareness of the contemporary US workplace and a
variety of gender issues that arise. Develop strategies to deal with
ECON 325: The Economics of Gender
The economic analysis of the causes and the effects of gender differences
in labor force participation, employment, earnings, charitable contributions,
housework, childcare, education, etc. Historical trends as well as
current gender differences in the world are also discussed.
POLS 306: Women and US Politics
Introduces students to experience the behavior of women in American
political life. Gender differences in political socialization, political
attitudes, and voting behavior. Experiences of women in political
leadership roles and public policy issues of special concern to women.
PSYC 225: Psychology of Gender
Review of empirical and theorectical literature addressing gender
differences between sexes. Development of gender roles and degree
to which gender is independent of sex. May include historical review
of psychological theories of gender and those experiences that are
unique to each sex.
ENGL 362: Gender and Dracula
Reading such novels as Rider Haggard's She, Stephenson's Doctor Jeckyl
and Mr. Hyde, Wyles' Picture of Dorian Grey, and Stoker's Dracula
we examine the rise of the New Woman and male anxiety at the fin-de-siecle.
RELI/HIST 303: Women in Judeo-Christian Tradition
Status of women in history of Christianity from biblical times to
PHIL 241: Philosophy of Sex and Love
Issues concerning nature, forms and value of love, as well as its
relation to such things as friendship, infatuations, sexual desire,
marriage, and family. Selections from writings of prominent thinkers
from Plato and Aristotle to Freud and Fromm form the textual basis.
PHIL 232: Gender in Philosophy
Philosophical theories of sex/gender: men's and women's natures, roles,
and virtues. Selection of writings from the ancient period to the
LING 232: Language, Gender, and Culture
Gender patterns in language use and how these reflect cultural presupposistions
about men's and women's roles. Gender patterns in American English
as well as in other languages and cultures will be examined. Offered
GENS 325: American Leaders in Gender Issues
Examines the writings and lives of American Leaders in Gender Issues
from the Seneca Falls Convention through the present. Also an introduction
to the history and lives of the leaders of America's Gay Movement.
HIST 329: European Feminism and European Tradition
Revolutionary movements in Europe since 1789 and development of feminist
movement. Sociobiographical approach focusing on such individuals
as Mary Wollstonecraft, Flora Tristan, and Claire Lacombe and on such
movements as Saint-Simonianism.
This course is to introduce students to selected films produced in
East Asian countries and regions and to examine these films' view
and criticism of Chinese and Japanese traditions and modernity, as
well as issues of women, identity, and nationalism. Students will
appreciation of esthetic anc cultural values of East Asia and an understanding
of recent Chinese Japanese history in the context of the social and
political forces depict ted in these engaging films and assigned readings.
GEND 380: Sex and Power
Through films and drama this course examines the connection between
women, men, sex, and power, to include both examples of women &
men who historically used sex as a means of advancing their goals
and also those men and women who have been victimized by exploitation
of their sexuality.
ARTH 373: Women in the Visual Arts
Women as subject by masculine and feminine artists and women as artists.
Notable American Women
Communication skills and leadership qualities of outstanding American
women from nation's founding to present. Not a performance course.