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A full list of course descriptions is available in the Academic Bulletin. A social science perspective of women in psychological, sociological, historical, anthropological, economic, and political contexts; the changing roles, images, and institutions. Basic functioning of the female body; effects of society on processes of health and disease. Offers a sociological lens to develop critical ways of thinking about sex and gender as social processes in everyday lives. This course considers how sex and gender shape and affect the experiences of women, men, girls, boys, and individuals who live in the spaces in-between those who are intersex or transgender across a wide range of social institutions family, work, education, politics, etc.
Cross-listed course: SOCY The psychological, physiological, and social characteristics of marriage. Cross-listed course: PSYC Historical and contemporary power relationships in race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation.
Cross-listed course: POLI Social welfare services available to women and minorities and the forces that shape these services. Historical development of feminist theory and contemporary debates within feminism. Introduces the connection between gender and the Chinese national imagination. Readings include cultural and historical documents that purport to explain the experience of women in China.
Readings in English. Taught in English.
Cross-listed course: CHIN Impact of gender on the distribution of power in society; foundations for intersections of gender, race, social class, and sexuality and their economic, social, and political concomitants. Survey of women in European history from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century. Cross-listed course: HIST Examines the dialectic between globalization and the social construction of gender.
Topics include the global assembly line, transnational markets for domestic labor and sex workers, and global feminist alliances. Cross-listed course: ANTH Anthropological study of pregnancy and birth with a cross-cultural focus comparing the United States to other nations.
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Examination of cultural factors such as prenatal care, dietary practices, taboos, birth location, practitioners, and birthing styles. The course examines the social construction of gender, men and work, men and health, men in relationships, male sexualities, men in families, masculinities in the media and popular culture, and violence and masculinities. Representative works written by women. Cross-listed course: ENGL Constitutional and statutory case law dealing with gender equality issues.
Topics include abortion, affirmative action, pornography, sexual harassment, fetal protection policies, employment discrimination, and women in the military. Application of skills and theories of adolescent mentoring taught in the classroom to a supervised, structured mentoring field experience.
Cross-listed course: CRJU Impact of gender-based relations on crime and the criminal justice system. Critical ways of thinking about sex and gender as social processes in everyday lives. Topics include how sex and gender shape and affect the experiences of women, men, girls, boys, and individuals who live in the spaces in-between those who are intersex or transgender across a wide range of social institutions family, work, education, politics, etc.
Cross-listed course: SOWK Major topics include: gender construction, men and work, men and health, men in relationships, male sexualities, men in families, and masculinities in the media and popular culture. How do queer life stories—fictional and nonfictional—fit, resist, exceed, ignore, or queer cultural norms?
How have LGBTQ people represented queer lives in relation to time, especially in relation to cultural expectations of marriage and reproduction? In this course, we will explore queer life stories across genres fiction, nonfiction, film, popular culturethinking through queer scholar J. We will examine how and why these stories are told—exploring not just the story but the structure of the story. There will be no exams. Grades will be based on Ladies seeking sex Salley South Carolina papers, an analysis paper, and a creative final project. Meets with ENGL An interdisciplinary survey of the contributions of African-American women to feminist theory.
The study of the relationship among persons of color, women, and the mass media. This course examines health concerns important in the lives of women around the world through an overview of contemporary issues and challenges in the field of global health, broadly construed.
This class is an introduction to art and activism.
It allows students to conceive and develop socially-engaged, site-specific context-based projects, while learning how to hone their personal processes of making artwork and assessing work. Theoretical, historical, and contemporary research about art and activism will also be discussed. Meets with ARTS Overview of psychological, social, physical, and emotional issues related to men's lives.
The social, political, and economic roles and changing status of women in America. An examination of literature by and about black women, including fiction, poetry, drama, and autobiography. This study will focus on issues that emerge from the creative representations of black women and the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and class that interrogate what is both particular and universal experiences.
Internship contract approval by advisor required.
This course will be divided into two sections: Part I: The first five weeks of the semester will be spent preparing you to provide quality service to at-risk youth. Classes during the training portion of the course will focus on training you in effective methods of intervention with at-risk adolescents. Topics include the characteristics and circumstances of adolescents that place them at risk, how theory informs potential approaches for improving the well-being of at-risk youth, working effectively with your mentee, the development of cultural humility, principles of responsible mentoring, and mentoring special populations of youth e.
During this portion of the class, weekly quizzes and thought papers will be utilized to confirm your understanding of the course material. Once the training has been completed, class begins to be solely based on mentoring and case responsibilities. Part II: Toward the end of the training portion of the class, you will be matched with student s from New Bridge Academy, and Wednesday classes will begin meeting at New Bridge Academy.
Meets with: CRJU This course is a cross-cultural examination of sexual ideologies and practices. In it, we will address a wide range of cultural manifestations of sexuality and variations within particular cultures around the world. This course examines the ways gender, harassment, and consent intersect. The course surveys historical and current cases and social movements surrounding harassment, power, and consent.
This course is an introduction to LGBTQ studies: a survey of histories, literature, culture, and politics of sexual identity and community. We will explore how sexuality, sexual experience, and sexual identity have been categorized and understood in the past, and the evolving ways that we understand sexual identity today. Our study will include a particular focus on the development of lesbian and gay identities over the past two centuries and an emphasis on literary and cultural representations of sexual identity, as well as attention to the intersections of sexual identity with gender, race, class, religion, and other aspects of identity, power, and oppression.
Introduces feminist philosophy and applications to philosophical problems. Representations of race and gender in comics with a special emphasis on the experiences of African Americans. Meets with: ANTH An interdisciplinary examination of reproductive health, rights, and justice issues, with a focus on maternal and child health. This course examines popular culture media representation of girls and women in context of criminal victimization. This course examines the evolving understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer LGBTQ identities and evolving representations of LGBTQ lives through a study of ificant literary and historical texts of the late nineteenth and the twentieth centuries.
A history of the contributions of the popular aspects of American culture and their interactions with American institutions.
This course examines health issues important in the lives of women around the world. It will take a life cycle approach beginning with issues surrounding the birth of girl babies, continuing through the period of growth and development, adulthood, including family planning, pregnancy and lactation and ending with old age.
The goal of this course is to provide students with a clearer understanding of the female life cycle and a greater appreciation for the mental, physical and social health risks women face on a global scale. Approaches to gender and language emphasizing the social grounding of both; how language reflects sociocultural values and is a tool for constructing different types of social organization. Critical examination of health disparities in the U. Health status and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.
Includes an examination of measurement issues and methodological considerations in research, as well as intervention efforts targeting LGBT populations. Application of skills and theories of delinquency prevention and rehabilitation taught in the classroom to a supervised, structured field experience in a community agency. This is an asynchronous, fully online, distributed learning course. It is expected that upon successful completion of this course, students will: Understand the socio-cultural history and ificance of marriage; demonstrate knowledge of the theories of marriage and marital research; know the major predictors of marital dissolution; understand the role of physiology in marital conflict; show understanding of the 7 principles of successful marriages; demonstrate an understanding of bids, positive sentiment override, and repair attempts.
Sociological perspectives related to various aspects of family behaviors, roles, and values. Gender and sexuality in the shaping of social and individual identity in religious contexts. What do women write about when they write about themselves?
This course will explore memoirs created by Jewish, Black, lesbian and other minority women who use their personal stories as a window into family relations, social history, national history, identity formation processes, power relations in the home as well as in the world. From the diary of an 18th-century Jewish German merchant to American Pulitzer Prize nominee Maya Angelou, this course will focus on the female autobiographical voice in various literary forms novel, graphic novel, essay, etc. Contract approval by advisor required. Introduction and overview of theories, history, literature, politics, legal, health and social issues within human sexual diversities, including the intersections of gender, race, and social class.
Introduces the connection between gender and the Chinese national imagination Readings include cultural and historical documents that purport to explain the experience of women in China.
Major topic areas include: gender construction, men and work, men and health, men in relationships, male sexualities, men in families, masculinities in the media and popular culture, and violence and masculinities. Avant-garde and experimental film are other to mainstream cinema in manifold ways, one of which is the way that the personal and subjective aspect of the art is often used to explore sexuality and sexual identity.
This course surveys some of the most important currents in that history, from the s to the present. In the wake of fourth-wave feminism, a ificant of female directors have revolutionized the horror genre by presenting more complex depictions of both the monstrous feminine and female horror heroines.