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 2019 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 10/21/2019 10:20AM

Women's & Gender Studies

WGST 100 - Introduction to Multicultural Women's Studies

Examines the position of women in society and introduces an interdisciplinary approach to the study of women. Analyzes differing theories of women's oppression, considers justifications for current feminist demands, and keeps in mind the relationship between theoretical issues and personal concerns. Resources include articles, interviews, films, and guest speakers.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2019 -
12/12/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
MCB
W206
Diane Grossman Open 3 No 4.00 Main Campus

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 09/04/2019 -
12/11/2019
Monday, Wednesday

09:30AM-
10:50AM
MCB
C302
Fiona Maurissette Open 16 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 09/03/2019 -
12/12/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
LEF
L005
Carole Biewener Open 20 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 09/09/2019 -
12/09/2019
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
LEF
L005
Dawna Thomas Open 11 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 239 - History of Sexuality and the Family

Traces the transformation of a pre-modern family centered system equating sexuality with reproduction into the 20th-century concept of sexuality as a form of identity and self expression. Explores the connections between changes in sexuality and historically specific events and trends. Considers the roles gender, race, and class have played in changing definitions of what constitutes a 'family.'

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2019 -
12/11/2019
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
MCB
C104
Laura Prieto Open 22 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 248 - Gender and Art

Examines social constructions of gender in the visual arts from the Renaissance through today, focusing on artists including Artemisia Gentileschi, Rosa Bonheur, Georgia O'Keeffe, Elizabeth Catlett, Judy Chicago and Vaginal Davis. Considers the intersections of race and class with gender, the power dynamics inherent in seeing and being seen, and the role of arts institutions in the creation and reception of art.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/04/2019 -
12/11/2019
Monday, Wednesday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
MCB
C416
Heather Hole Open 8 No 4.00 Main Campus
Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 10/21/2019 10:20AM
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