Courses

Below you will find the current course offerings listed by semester and then alphabetically by department. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at or 617-521-2111.

Fall 2020 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 05/30/2020 03:20AM

Women's & Gender Studies

WGST 193 - Gender and Power in Literature

Explores the writings and cultural contexts of literature by and about women from the 19th century to the present. Features novels, short stories, speeches, poems, and plays. Selected topics may include: education, friendship, sexuality, the marriage plot, labor, and protest and politics.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Fiona Maurissette Clsd 14 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 214 - Women in World Economy

Addresses the theoretical and practical implications of considering global economic development issues and programs from the standpoint of women and/or work. Examination of the feminization of work, along with strategies for contending with the many challenges and opportunities globalization presents to women in communities across the world.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
N/A
Carole Biewener Open 18 No 4.00

WGST 215 - Women and Gender in U.S. History Before 1890

Explores American women's diverse experiences from pre-Columbian times to 1890, as they re-envisioned their place within families and communities, entered wage work, and struggled for rights. Emphasizes women's self-representation in writing and the visual arts, as well as gender's intersections with racial, class, ethnic, sexual, regional, religious, and other identities.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
N/A
Laura Prieto Open 18 No 4.00

WGST 219 - Gender and Politics

Introduces questions of how politics is gendered, and how gender is political. Explores the development of the contemporary feminist movement; what masculinity means today; how transgender politics have uprooted traditional understandings of gender; why marriage equality has come to define gay rights; how race and class are relevant to gender; and the possibility of gender equality in the United States.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Lena Zuckerwise Open 25 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 232 - Race, Gender & Health

Examines the unique perspective of health care from the cultural lens appropriate to women of color. Historical, social, environmental, and political factors that contribute to racial and gender disparities in health care are analyzed. Students will develop cultural competency tools for more effective health care delivery with individuals and families of color.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Dawna Thomas Wlst 10 No 4.00 Main Campus
Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 05/30/2020 03:20AM
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