Topics in Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

CAS WS 305

Three topics are offered Fall 2017. May be repeated for credit if topics are different. Section A1: Middle Eastern Women's Gaze. An exploration of written and visual texts by Arab, Israeli, Iranian, and Turkish women writers, film directors through multiple lenses: feminism, social thought, postcolonial theory and such. Critical readings demonstrate divergence regarding gender, modernization and globalization. Also offered as CAS LY 470 A1 and CAS XL 381 A1. Section B1: Change and Continuity on the Silk Road. Focuses on the Central Asian portion of the Silk Road from the border of China to Istanbul. An exploration of written and visual texts to understand shifts in gender dynamics in societies caught between Islam, communism and globalization. Also offered as CAS XL 381 B1. Section C1: Music, Gender, and Social Change. Music, Gender, and Social Change: Focuses on how sound and song foster explorations of gender, sexuality, race, and class. Genres include classical, jazz, blues, folk, hip-hop, rap, rock, and R&B, and course texts include recordings, lyrics, videos, and critical readings.

FALL 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Micallef STH B20 TR 9:30 am-10:45 am Mts w/ XL381 A1
Mts w/CAS XL381
Mts w/CAS LY470
Class Full

FALL 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Micallef STH 636 TR 2:00 pm-3:15 pm Mts w/ Xl381 B1

FALL 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Draucker SOC B57 TR 3:30 pm-4:45 pm Class Full

SPRG 2018 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Liu CAS 312 TR 11:00 am-12:15 pm Mts w/CAS LC470
Mts w/CAS LK470
Mts w/CAS XL382
Mts w/CAS XL470

SPRG 2018 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Rey SOC B67 MWF 9:05 am-9:55 am

SPRG 2018 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Herzog STH B20 W 2:30 pm-5:15 pm Mts w/CAS RN337
Mts w/GRS RN637
Mts w/STH TX837

Note: this course was also offered during Summer Term

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