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 2019 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 02/20/2019 08:20AM

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
LC 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
MCB
W206
Christy Lusiak Open 1 No 3.00 Main Campus

WGST 125 - Rosie the Riveter to #MeToo: Women&Work and Work

Introduces the history of women in the U.S. economy and addresses contemporary issues concerning women and work. Focuses on similarities and differences among women's work experiences as inflected by race, ethnicity, and class. Particular attention is paid to ongoing labor-market discrimination and the gender wage gap.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/06/2019
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
MCB
C105
Carole Biewener Open 20 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 204 - Roots of Feminism

Explores the historic roots of the demand for political, social, and economic justice for women. Studies the development of feminist theory and activism through comparative analysis. Emphasizes the diversity of feminist thought and how successive generations have revised the meaning of feminist theory and practice.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
C105
Kelly Hager Open 7 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 216 - Women and Gender in U.S. History: Since 1890

Studies women's lives and roles from 1890 to the present. Examines women's experiences in households and families, at work, and in diverse communities. Focuses on racial, class, ethnic, and regional differences among women. Also explores changing definitions of femininity and masculinity. Course materials include a wide range of primary documentary and visual sources as well as historical essays.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/23/2019 -
05/03/2019
Wednesday, Friday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
LEF
L004
Laura Prieto Open 24 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 350 - Independent Study

Consent of instructor required.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
05/08/2019
N/A N/A N/A Kelly Hager Open 10 Yes 2.00 Main Campus

WGST 353 - Special Topics Seminar

Intensively examines a significant issue in women's and gender studies.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
E207
Briana L. Martino Open 10 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 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
W205
Denise M. Horn Open 25 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 553 - Special Topics Seminar

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 01/22/2019 -
04/30/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
E207
Briana L. Martino Open 18 No 4.00 Main Campus

WGST 556 - Feminist Internatl 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 01/24/2019 -
05/02/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
MCB
W205
Denise M. Horn Open 24 No 4.00 Main Campus
Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 02/20/2019 08:20AM
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