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.

Spring 2020 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 10/21/2019 11:20AM

Women's & Gender Studies

WGST 111 - Introduction to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Studies

Introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies. Examines LGBT identity, sexuality, gender, politics, and culture from a variety of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives, including history, sociology, philosophy, and science.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/13/2020 -
05/04/2020
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
N/A
Briana L. Martino Open 25 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 01/13/2020 -
05/04/2020
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Leonard, Suzanne Open 18 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 01/13/2020 -
05/04/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Dawna Thomas Open 15 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 235 - Transgender Politics & Freedom

This course aims to engage students in discussion on transgender social, cultural, and political issues. Rather than focusing on individual identity, we will turn to structural and institutional forms of power that focus on gender. How have trans people historically resisted their subjugation and exclusion? What would transgender justice look like?

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/13/2020 -
05/04/2020
N/A N/A N/A Lena Zuckerwise Open 25 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 356 - Feminist International Relations

Analyzes global politics from a feminist and gendered perspective on foreign policies, conduct of war, military, and prospects for development. Explores gender and sexuality in the construction of nationalism and identity, justice for war crimes and human rights abuses, trafficking in persons, resolution of conflict, and terrorism.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/13/2020 -
05/04/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Denise M. Horn Open 25 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 365 - Intimate Family Violence

Examines the scope and variety of violence in the family from an interdisciplinary perspective that includes: (a) a theoretical framework of economics, law, public policy, psychology, and sociology; (b) a cross-cultural understanding of family violence against girls and women; and (c) an exploration of the sociopolitical, legal, and cultural response to family violence. Discussion of the theories used to describe and research family violence that include: violence against women, children, intimate partners, and elderly family members.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/16/2020 -
04/30/2020
Thursday

05:50PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Dawna Thomas Open 20 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 556 - Feminist International Relations

Analyzes global politics from a feminist and gendered perspective on foreign policies, conduct of war, military, and prospects for development. Explores gender and sexuality in the construction of nationalism and identity, justice for war crimes and human rights abuses, trafficking in persons, resolution of conflict, and terrorism.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/13/2020 -
05/04/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Denise M. Horn Open 25 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 565 - Intimate Family Violence

Examines the scope and variety of violence in the family from an interdisciplinary perspective that includes: (a) a theoretical framework of economics, law, public policy, psychology, and sociology; (b) a cross-cultural understanding of family violence against girls and women; and (c) an exploration of the sociopolitical, legal, and cultural response to family violence. Discussion of the theories used to describe and research family violence that include: violence against women, children, intimate partners, and elderly family members.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/16/2020 -
04/30/2020
Thursday

05:50PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Dawna Thomas Open 20 No 4.00 Main Campus
Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 10/21/2019 11:20AM
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