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Gender and Sexuality Courses at Bryn Mawr

This page displays the schedule of Bryn Mawr courses in this department for this academic year. It also displays descriptions of courses offered by the department during the last four academic years.

For information about courses offered by other Bryn Mawr departments and programs or about courses offered by Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges, please consult the Course Guides page.

For information about the Academic Calendar, including the dates of first and second quarter courses, please visit the College's master calendar.

Students must choose a major subject and may choose a minor subject. Students may also select from one of seven concentrations, which are offered to enhance a student's work in the major or minor and to focus work on a specific area of interest.

Concentrations are an intentional cluster of courses already offered by various academic departments or through general programs. These courses may also be cross-listed in several academic departments. Therefore, when registering for a course that counts toward a concentration, a student should register for the course listed in her major or minor department. If the concentration course is not listed in her major or minor department, the student may enroll in any listing of that course.

Spring 2014

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTRUCTOR(S)
ANTH B102-001 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Dalton Hall 119 Uzwiak,B.
ANTH B102-002 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Thomas Hall 224 Weidman,A.
ANTH B239-001 Anthropology of Media Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH Dalton Hall 2 Weidman,A.
ANTH B287-001 Sex, Gender and Culture Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Taylor Hall D Miller,C.
ARCH B224-001 Women in the Ancient Near East Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Carpenter Library 25 Magee,P.
ARTD B240-001 Dance History I: Roots of Western Theater Dance Semester / 1 Lecture: 7:10 PM- 9:30 PM T Goodhart Hall B Caruso Haviland,L.
COML B214-001 Italy Today: New Voices, New Writers, New LiteratureItaly Today Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Bettws Y Coed 239 Monserrati,M.
Screening: 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM SU Carpenter Library 21
COML B237-001 The Dictator Novel in the Americas Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW Dalton Hall 300 Harford Vargas,J.
COML B321-001 Advanced Topics in German Cultural Studies: Migration and Mobility in Culture, Cinema, and Pol Semester / 1 LEC: 1:40 PM- 4:00 PM T Bettws Y Coed 100 Burri,M.
COML B345-001 Topics in Narrative Theory Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM W English House I Ricketts,R.
CSTS B175-001 Feminism in Classics Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW Taylor Hall F Conybeare,C.
CSTS B209-001 Eros in Ancient Greek Culture Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Thomas Hall 104 Edmonds,R.
ENGL B216-001 Re-creating Our World: Vision, Voice, Value Semester / 1 LEC: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW English House II Dalke,A.
ENGL B221-001 Roaring Girls & Ranting Widows: Narratives of Crime Semester / 1 LEC: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH English House Lecture Hall Ricketts,R.
ENGL B237-001 Latino Dictator Novel in Americas Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW Dalton Hall 300 Harford Vargas,J.
ENGL B310-001 Confessional Poetry Semester / 1 LEC: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH English House I Hedley,J.
ENGL B334-001 Topics in Film Studies: Black Independent Cinema Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:10 PM- 4:00 PM W Thomas Hall 102 Rastegar,R.
Screening: 7:00 PM-10:00 PM T Carpenter Library 25
ENGL B345-001 Topics in Narrative Theory: Realism Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM W English House I Ricketts,R.
FREN B248-001 Histoire des Femmes en France Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Thomas Hall 251 Mahuzier,B.
GERM B245-001 Interdisciplinary Approaches to German Literature and Culture: Nation and Identity in Post-War Austrian Literatur Semester / 1
GERM B321-001 Advanced Topics in German Cultural Studies: Migration and Mobility in Culture, Cinema, and Pol Semester / 1 LEC: 1:40 PM- 4:00 PM T Bettws Y Coed 100 Burri,M.
HART B107-001 Critical Approaches to Visual Representation: Self and Other in the Arts of France Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Carpenter Library 25 Levine,S., Teaching Assistant,T.
HART B108-001 Critical Approaches to Visual Representation: Women, Feminism, and History of Art Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Carpenter Library 25 Saltzman,L.
HART B334-001 Topics in Film Studies: Black Independent Cinema Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:10 PM- 4:00 PM W Thomas Hall 102 Rastegar,R.
Screening: 7:00 PM-10:00 PM T Carpenter Library 25
HART B354-001 Gender and Contemporary Art Semester / 1 LEC: 12:10 PM- 2:00 PM M Carpenter Library 15 DeRoo,R.
HIST B156-001 The Long 1960's Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Dalton Hall 1 Ullman,S.
HIST B226-001 Topics in 20th Century European History: Human Rights:Theory & Practice Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW Carpenter Library 25 Kurimay,A.
ITAL B212-001 Italy Today: New Voices, New Writers, New Literature Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Bettws Y Coed 239 Monserrati,M.
Screening: 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM SU Carpenter Library 21
PHIL B225-001 Global Ethical Issues Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Dalton Hall 300 Payson,J.
PHIL B352-001 Feminism and Philosophy Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW Dalton Hall 25 Payson,J.
POLS B225-001 Global Ethical Issues Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Dalton Hall 300 Payson,J.
POLS B352-001 Feminism and Philosophy Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW Dalton Hall 25 Payson,J.
SOCL B102-001 Society, Culture, and the Individual Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Taylor Hall G Marquez,E.
SOCL B257-001 Marginals and Outsiders: The Sociology of Deviance Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW Taylor Hall E Washington,R.
SPAN B237-001 Latino Dictator Novel in Americas Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW Dalton Hall 300 Harford Vargas,J.

Fall 2014

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTRUCTOR(S)
ANTH B101-001 Introduction to Anthropology: Prehistoric Archaeology and Biological Anthropology Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Dalton Hall 300 Barrier,C., Seselj,M.
Laboratory: 12:10 PM- 1:30 PM T Dalton Hall 315
Laboratory: 4:10 PM- 5:30 PM T Dalton Hall 315
Laboratory: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM W Dalton Hall 315
Laboratory: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM W Dalton Hall 315
ANTH B354-001 Identity, Ritual and Cultural Practice in Contemporary Vietnam Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 2:00 PM M Dalton Hall 212A Pashigian,M.
ARCH B234-001 Picturing Women in Classical Antiquity Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Carpenter Library 25 Lindenlauf,A.
COML B322-001 Queens, Nuns, and Other Deviants in the Early Modern Iberian World Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:30 AM MW Dalton Hall 2 Quintero,M.
CSTS B234-001 Picturing Women in Classical Antiquity Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Carpenter Library 25 Lindenlauf,A.
ENGL B193-001 Critical Feminist Studies Semester / 1
ENGL B262-001 Survey in African American Literature Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH English House I Beard,L.
ENGL B270-001 American Girl: Childhood in U.S. Literatures, 1690-1935 Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW English House II Schneider,B.
ENGL B293-001 Critical Feminist Studies: An Introduction Semester / 1 LEC: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH English House Lecture Hall Dalke,A.
ENGL B297-001 Terror, Pleasure, and the Gothic Imagination Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH English House Lecture Hall Ricketts,R.
ENGL B333-001 Lesbian Immortal Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW English House I Thomas,K.
ENGL B368-001 Pleasure, Luxury, and Consumption Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM W English House I Ricketts,R.
GREK B201-001 Plato and Thucydides Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Carpenter Library 15 Edmonds,R.
HART B107-001 Critical Approaches to Visual Representation: Self and Other in the Arts of France Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:00 AM MWF Carpenter Library 25 Interim,R.
HART B234-001 Picturing Women in Classical Antiquity Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Carpenter Library 25 Lindenlauf,A.
HART B372-001 Feminist Art and Theory, 1970-Present Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 2:00 PM T Carpenter Library 15 DeRoo,R.
HIST B284-001 Movies and America Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:55 PM- 2:15 PM TTH Thomas Hall 224 Ullman,S.
Film Screening: 7:10 PM-10:00 PM T Carpenter Library 21
HIST B368-001 Topics in Medieval History: Sex Gender & the Medieval Body Semester / 1 LEC: 1:10 PM- 4:00 PM W Thomas Hall 223 Truitt,E.
PHIL B205-001 Medical Ethics Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Taylor Hall B Payson,J.
PHIL B221-001 Ethics Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW Taylor Hall C Payson,J.
SOCL B102-001 Society, Culture, and the Individual Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Taylor Hall F Karen,D.
SOCL B217-001 The Family in Social Context Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW Dalton Hall 119 Wright,N.
SPAN B223-001 Género y modernidad en la narrativa del siglo XIX Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Carpenter Library 15 Song,R.
SPAN B322-001 Queens, Nuns, and Other Deviants in the Early Modern Iberian World Semester / 1 Lecture: 10:10 AM-11:30 AM MW Dalton Hall 2 Quintero,M.

Spring 2015

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTRUCTOR(S)
ANTH B102-001 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Dalton Hall 119 Fioratta,S.
ANTH B102-002 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Semester / 1 LEC: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Dalton Hall 119 Weidman,A.
COML B245-001 Interdisciplinary Approaches to German Literature and Culture Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Carpenter Library 25 Kenosian,D.
COML B321-001 Advanced Topics in German Cultural Studies: Exile in Translation Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:10 PM- 4:00 PM T Dalton Hall 212A Seyhan,A.
ENGL B210-001 Renaissance Literature: Performances of Gender Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH English House II Hedley,J.
ENGL B218-001 Ecological Imaginings Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH English House Lecture Hall Dalke,A.
ENGL B254-001 American Literature 1750-1900 Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW English House II Schneider,B.
ENGL B284-001 Women Poets: Giving Eurydice a Voice Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW English House II
GERM B245-001 Interdisciplinary Approaches to German Literature and Culture Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Kenosian,D.
GERM B321-001 Advanced Topics in German Cultural Studies: Exile in Translation Semester / 1 LEC: 2:10 PM- 4:00 PM T Dalton Hall 212A Seyhan,A.
HART B108-001 Critical Approaches to Visual Representation: Women, Feminism, and History of Art Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Carpenter Library 25 Saltzman,L.
HART B348-001 Advanced Topics in German Cultural Studies: Exile in Translation Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:10 PM- 4:00 PM T Dalton Hall 212A Seyhan,A.
HART B354-001 Gender and Contemporary Art Semester / 1 Lecture: 12:10 PM- 2:00 PM M DeRoo,R.
HIST B325-001 Topics in Social History Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 3:30 PM W Ullman,S.
PHIL B252-001 Feminist Theory Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Payson,J.
PHIL B344-001 Development Ethics Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW Payson,J.
POLS B253-001 Feminist Theory Semester / 1 Lecture: 9:55 AM-11:15 AM TTH Payson,J.
POLS B290-001 Power and Resistance Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:40 PM- 4:00 PM MW Dalton Hall 6 Schlosser,J.
POLS B344-001 Development Ethics Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:40 AM- 1:00 PM MW Payson,J.
POLS B375-001 Gender, Work and Family Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 3:30 PM F Dalton Hall 212A Golden,M.
SOCL B257-001 Marginals and Outsiders: The Sociology of Deviance Semester / 1 Lecture: 2:25 PM- 3:45 PM TTH Dalton Hall 2 Washington,R.
SOCL B375-001 Gender, Work and Family Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 3:30 PM F Dalton Hall 212A Golden,M.
SPAN B265-001 Escritoras españolas: entre tradición, renovación y migración Semester / 1 Lecture: 1:10 PM- 2:30 PM MW Thomas Hall 251 Puig-Herz,A.

Courses at Haverford

Fall 2013

COURSE TITLE MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTRUCTOR(S)
ANTH 202 Among Men: Construction of Masculinities MW 11:30am-1pm Ngwane, Zolani
ENGL 278 Contemporary Women Writers TTh 1-2:30pm Solomon, Asali
ENGL 364 After Mastery: Trauma, Reconstruction, and the Literary Event T 7:30-10pm Zwarg, Christina
GERM 320 Contemporary German Fiction and Film W 1:30-4pm Schoenherr, Ulrich
HIST 237 Geographies of Witchcraft and the Occult in Early Modern Europe TTh 11:30am-1pm Hayton, Darin
ICPR 311 Reproductive Health and Justice T 7:30-10pm CPGC Cafe Edwards, Kaye
PHIL 106 The Philosophy of Consciousness and the Problem of Embodiment TTh 2:30-4pm Staff
POLS 235 African Politics TTh 10-11:30am Wing, Susanna
RELG 221 Women and Gender in Early Christianity TTh 10-11:30am McGuire, Anne

Spring 2014

COURSE TITLE MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTRUCTOR(S)
ENGL 254 Topics in Victorian Literature MW 2:30-4pm Bennett, Ashly
ENGL 269 Another Country: Queer Sexualities in the American Novel MF 1-2:30pm Stadler, Gustavus
ENGL 302 Speaking in Tongues TTh 2:30-4pm Reckson, Lindsay
ENGL 381 Textual Politics: Marxism, Feminism, and the Decontruction T 7:30-10pm Stadler, Gustavus
ICPR 281 Violence and Public Health MW 1-2:30pm Edwards, Kaye
ICPR 311 Reproductive Health and Justice T 7:30-10pm CPGC Cafe Edwards, Kaye
PHIL 106 The Philosophy of Consciousness and the Problem of Embodiment TTh 10-11:30am Staff
POLS 242 Women in War and Peace TTh 1-2:30pm Wing, Susanna
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2014-15 Catalog Data

ANTH B101 Introduction to Anthropology: Prehistoric Archaeology and Biological Anthropology Fall 2014 An introduction to the place of humans in nature, primates, the fossil record for human evolution, human variation and the issue of race, and the archaeological investigation of culture change from the Old Stone Age to the rise of early civilizations in the Americas, Eurasia and Africa. There are four lab sections for ANTH 101. In addition to the lecture/discussion classes,students must select and sign up for one lab section. Limited enrollment: 17 students per lab section. Division I: Social Science Scientific Investigation (SI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ANTH B102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Spring 2015 An introduction to the methods and theories of cultural anthropology in order to understand and explain cultural similarities and differences among contemporary societies . Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward International Studies Major

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ANTH B239 Anthropology of Media Not offered 2014-15 This course examines the impact of non-print media such as films, television, sound recordings, radio, cell phones, the internet and social media on contemporary life from an anthropological perspective. The course will focus on the constitutive power of media at two interlinked levels: first, in the construction of subjectivity, senses of self, and the production of affect; and second, in collective social and political projects, such as building national identity, resisting state power, or giving voice to indigenous claims. Prerequisite: ANTH B102 or ANTH H103, or permission of instructor Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ANTH B248 Race, Power and Culture Not offered 2014-15 This course examines race and power through a variety of topics including colonialism, nation-state formation, genocide, systems of oppression/privilege, and immigration. Students will examine how class, gender, and other social variables intersect to affect individual and collective experiences of race, as well as the consequences of racism in various cultural contexts. Prerequisite: ANTH B102 or permission of instructor. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ANTH B268 Cultural Perspectives on Marriage and Family Not offered 2014-15 This course explores the family and marriage as basic social institutions in cultures around the world. We will consider various topics including: kinship systems in social organization; dating and courtship; parenting and childhood; cohabitation and changing family formations; family planning and reproductive technologies; and gender and the division of household labor. In addition to thinking about individuals in families, we will consider the relationship between society, the state, and marriage and family. Prerequisite: ANTH B102 or permission of instructor. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ANTH B287 Sex, Gender and Culture Not offered 2014-15 Introduces students to core concepts and topics of the cultural anthropological study of gender, sexuality difference and power in today's world. Focusing on the body as a site of lived experience, the course explores the varied intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, economics, class, location and sexual preference that produce different experiences for people both within and across nations. Particular attention will be paid to how gender and other forms of difference are shaped and transformed by global forces, and how these processes are gendered and raced. Topics include: scientific discourses, femininity/masculinity, marriage and intimacy, media and childhood, gender and variance, systems of inequality, race and ethnicity, sexuality, queer theory, labor, globalization and social change, and others. Prerequisites: ANTH 102 or permission of instructor. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ANTH B312 Anthropology of Reproduction Not offered 2014-15 An examination of social and cultural constructions of reproduction, and how power in everyday life shapes reproductive behavior and its meaning in Western and non-Western cultures. The influence of competing interests within households, communities, states, and institutions on reproduction is considered. Prerequisite: ANTH 102 or permission of instructor. Division I: Social Science Counts toward Child and Family Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ANTH B316 Gender in South Asia Not offered 2014-15 Examines gender as a culturally and historically constructed category in the modern South Asian context, focusing on the ways in which everyday experiences of and practices relating to gender are informed by media, performance, and political events. Prerequisite: ANTH 102 or permission of instructor. Division I: Social Science Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ANTH B322 Anthropology of the Body Not offered 2014-15 This course examines a diversity of meanings and interpretations of the body in anthropology. It explores anthropological theories and methods of studying the body and social difference via a series of topics including the construction of the body in medicine, identity, race, gender, sexuality and as explored through cross-cultural comparison. Prerequisite: ANTH B102, Suggest Preparation: 200 level cultural anthropology course. Division I: Social Science Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ANTH B354 Identity, Ritual and Cultural Practice in Contemporary Vietnam Fall 2014 This course focuses on the ways in which recent economic and political changes in Vietnam influence and shape everyday lives, meanings and practices there. It explores construction of identity in Vietnam through topics including ritual and marriage practices, gendered socialization, social reproduction and memory. Prerequisite: at least ANTH B102 or permission of the instructor. Division I: Social Science Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ARCH B224 Women in the Ancient Near East Not offered 2014-15 A survey of the social position of women in the ancient Near East, from sedentary villages to empires of the first millennium B.C.E. Topics include critiques of traditional concepts of gender in archaeology and theories of matriarchy. Case studies illustrate the historicity of gender concepts: women's work in early village societies; the meanings of Neolithic female figurines; the representation of gender in the Gilgamesh epic; the institution of the "Tawananna" (queen) in the Hittite empire; the indirect power of women such as Semiramis in the Neo-Assyrian palaces. Reliefs, statues, texts and more indirect archaeological evidence are the basis for discussion. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Middle East Studies

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ARCH B234 Picturing Women in Classical Antiquity Fall 2014 We investigate representations of women in different media in ancient Greece and Rome, examining the cultural stereotypes of women and the gender roles that they reinforce. We also study the daily life of women in the ancient world, the objects that they were associated with in life and death and their occupations. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Cross-listed as HART B234 Cross-listed as CSTS B234 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ARTD B240 Dance History I: Roots of Western Theater Dance Not offered 2014-15 This course investigates the historic and cultural forces affecting the development and functions of pre-20th-century Western theater dance. It will consider nontheatrical forms and applications as well, but will give special emphasis to the development of theater dance forms within the context of their relationship to and impact on Western culture.The course, of necessity, will give some consideration as well to global interchange in the development of Western dance. It will also introduce students to a selection of traditional and more contemporary models of historiography with particular reference to the changing modes of documenting, researching and analyzing dance. In addition to lectures and discussion, the course will include film, video, slides, and some movement experiences. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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BIOL B214 The Historical Roots of Women in Genetics and Embryology Not offered 2014-15 This course provides a general history of genetics and embryology from the late 19th to the mid-20th century with a focus on the role that women scientists and technicians played in the development of these sub-disciplines. We will look at the lives of well known and lesser-known individuals, asking how factors such as their educational experiences and mentor relationships influenced the roles these women played in the scientific enterprise. We will also examine specific scientific contributions in historical context, requiring a review of core concepts in genetics and developmental biology. One facet of the course will be to look at the Bryn Mawr Biology Department from the founding of the College into the mid-20th century. Division II: Natural Science Inquiry into the Past (IP) Scientific Investigation (SI) Cross-listed as HIST B214 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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CITY B205 Social Inequality Not offered 2014-15 Introduction to the major sociological theories of gender, racial-ethnic, and class inequality with emphasis on the relationships among these forms of stratification in the contemporary United States, including the role of the upper class(es), inequality between and within families, in the work place, and in the educational system. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Cross-listed as SOCL B205 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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CITY B335 Topics in City and Media
Section 001 (Fall 2013): Popular Cultures in East Asia Not offered 2014-15 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as ANTH B335 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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COML B214 Italy Today: New Voices, New Writers, New LiteratureItaly Today Not offered 2014-15 This course, taught in English, will focus primarily on the works of the so-called "migrant writers" who, having adopted the Italian language, have become a significant part of the new voice of Italy. In addition to the aesthetic appreciation of these works, this course will also take into consideration the social, cultural, and political factors surrounding them. The course will focus on works by writers who are now integral to Italian canon - among them: Cristina Ali-Farah, Igiaba Scego, Ghermandi Gabriella, Amara Lakhous. As part of the course, movies concerned with various aspects of Italian Migrant literature will be screened and analyzed. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as ITAL B212 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Film Studies

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COML B220 Writing the Self in the Middle Ages Not offered 2014-15 What leads people to write about their lives? Do men and women present themselves differently? Do they think different issues are important? How do they claim authority for their thoughts and experiences? We shall address these questions, reading a wide range of autobiography from the Medieval period in the West, with a particular emphasis on women's writing and on feminist critiques of autobiographical practice. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as CSTS B220 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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COML B237 The Dictator Novel in the Americas Not offered 2014-15 This course examines representations of dictatorship in Latin American and Latina/o novels. We will explore the relationship between narrative form and absolute power by analyzing the literary techniques writers use to contest authoritarianism. We will compare dictator novels from the United States, the Caribbean, Central America, and the Southern Cone. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as ENGL B237 Cross-listed as SPAN B237 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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COML B245 Interdisciplinary Approaches to German Literature and Culture Spring 2015 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Taught in English. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as GERM B245 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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COML B302 Le printemps de la parole féminine: femmes écrivains des débuts Not offered 2014-15 This study of selected women authors from the French Middle Ages, Renaissance and Classical periods--among them, Marie de France, the trobairitz, Christine de Pisan, Louise Labé, Marguerite de Navarre, and Madame de Lafayette--examines the way in which they appropriate and transform the male writing tradition and define themselves as self-conscious artists within or outside it. Particular attention will be paid to identifying recurring concerns and structures in their works, and to assessing their importance to female writing: among them, the poetics of silence, reproduction as a metaphor for artistic creation, and sociopolitical engagement. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as FREN B302 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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COML B321 Advanced Topics in German Cultural Studies
Section 001 (Spring 2015): Exile in Translation
Section 001 (Spring 2014): Migration and Mobility in Culture, Cinema, and Pol Spring 2015 This is a topics course. Course content varies.
Current topic description: In the condition of exile, the writers, whose works were banned or censored in their own countries, cannot pursue their craft, unless their works are translated, either by professional translators or by themselves. Many writers who are in exile in Germany today write directly in German as a form of self-translation. This course will examine how works of diverse cultures survive in German translation and contribute to German culture. Crosslisted with GERM B321;
Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as GERM B321 Cross-listed as CITY B319 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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COML B322 Queens, Nuns, and Other Deviants in the Early Modern Iberian World Fall 2014 The course examines literary, historical, and legal texts from the early modern Iberian world (Spain, Mexico, Peru) through the lens of gender studies. The course is divided around three topics: royal bodies (women in power), cloistered bodies (women in the convent), and delinquent bodies (figures who defy legal and gender normativity). Course is taught in English and is open to all juniors or seniors who have taken at least one 200-level course in a literature department. Students seeking Spanish credit must have taken BMC Spanish 202 and at least one other Spanish course beyond 202, or received permission from instructor. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as SPAN B322 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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COML B340 Topics in Baroque Art Not offered 2014-15 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as HART B340 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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COML B345 Topics in Narrative Theory Not offered 2014-15 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Cross-listed as ENGL B345 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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COML B365 Erotica: Love and Art in Plato and Shakespeare Not offered 2014-15 The course explores the relationship between love and art, "eros" and "poesis," through in-depth study of Plato's "Phaedus" and "Symposium," Shakespeare's "As You Like It" and "Antony and Cleopatra," and essays by modern commentators (including David Halperin, Anne Carson, Martha Nussbaum, Marjorie Garber, and Stanley Cavell). We will also read Shakespeare's Sonnets and "Romeo and Juliet." Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as ENGL B365 Cross-listed as POLS B365 Cross-listed as PHIL B365 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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CSTS B175 Feminism in Classics Not offered 2014-15 This course will illustrate the ways in which feminism has had an impact on classics, as well as the ways in which feminists think with classical texts. It will have four thematic divisions: feminism and the classical canon; feminism, women, and rethinking classical history; feminist readings of classical texts; and feminists and the classics - e.g. Cixous' Medusa and Butler's Antigone. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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CSTS B209 Eros in Ancient Greek Culture Not offered 2014-15 This course explores the ancient Greek's ideas of love, from the interpersonal loves between people of the same or different genders to the cosmogonic Eros that creates and holds together the entire world. The course examines how the idea of eros is expressed in poetry, philosophy, history, and the romances. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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CSTS B220 Writing the Self in the Middle Ages Not offered 2014-15 What leads people to write about their lives? Do men and women present themselves differently? Do they think different issues are important? How do they claim authority for their thoughts and experiences? We shall address these questions, reading a wide range of autobiography from the Medieval period in the West, with a particular emphasis on women's writing and on feminist critiques of autobiographical practice. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as COML B220 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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CSTS B234 Picturing Women in Classical Antiquity Fall 2014 We investigate representations of women in different media in ancient Greece and Rome, examining the cultural stereotypes of women and the gender roles that they reinforce. We also study the daily life of women in the ancient world, the objects that they were associated with in life and death and their occupations. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Cross-listed as ARCH B234 Cross-listed as HART B234 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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EAST B264 Human Rights in China Not offered 2014-15 This course will examine China's human rights issues from a historical perspective. The topics include diverse perspectives on human rights, historical background, civil rights, religious practice, justice system, education, as well as the problems concerning some social groups such as migrant laborers, women, ethnic minorities and peasants. Division I or Division III Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Cross-listed as HIST B260 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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EAST B315 Spirits, Saints, Snakes, Swords: Women in East Asian Literature & Film Not offered 2014-15 This interdisciplinary course focuses on a critical survey of literary and visual texts by and about Chinese women. We will begin by focusing on the cultural norms that defined women's lives beginning in early China, and consider how those tropes are reflected and rejected over time and geographical borders (in Japan, Hong Kong and the United States). No prior knowledge of Chinese culture or language necessary. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Film Studies

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EDUC B290 Learning in Institutional Spaces: Education in Dialogue Not offered 2014-15 This course considers how two "walled communities," the institutions of schools and prisons, operate as sites of learning. Beginning with an examination of the origins of educational and penitential institutions, we examine how these institutions both constrain and propel learning, and how human beings challenge and change their soundings. Division I: Social Science Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Praxis Program

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ENGL B193 Critical Feminist Studies Fall 2014 Combines the study of specific literary texts with larger questions about feminist forms of theorizing: three fictional texts will be supplemented by a wide range of essays. Students will review current scholarship, identify their own stake in the conversation, and define a critical question they want to pursue at length. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B210 Renaissance Literature: Performances of Gender Spring 2015 Readings chosen to highlight the construction and performance of gender identity during the period from 1550 to 1650 and the ways in which the gender anxieties of 16th- and 17th-century men and women differ from, yet speak to, our own. Texts will include plays, poems, prose fiction, diaries, and polemical writing of the period. This is a writing intensive course. Division III: Humanities Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B216 Re-creating Our World: Vision, Voice, Value Not offered 2014-15 To this shared project, the discipline of English literary studies will contribute an awareness of the limits and possibilities of representation, asking what is foregrounded, what backgrounded or omitted, in each verbal, visual, aural or tactile re-presentation of the world. Asking, too, what might be imagined that has not yet been experienced, "Re-creating Our World" invites students both to create their own multi-modal representations of the spaces they occupy, and to re-create, in some way, the space that is Bryn Mawr. This course offers a shared exploration of imaginative images and texts, with a global reach and in a range of genres (photography, film, poetry, as well as multiple narratives, in forms that will vary from satire to science fiction, from apocalypse to utopia). On field trips to local sites, we will also study "representations" of the world in the form of various "shaped spaces," including The Center for Environmental Transformation in Camden, the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, John James Audubon's house @ Mill Grove, Wissahickon Valley Park, Chanticleer (a pleasure garden in Wayne), and the Laurel Hill Cemetery. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Environmental Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B217 Narratives of Latinidad Not offered 2014-15 This course explores how Latina/o writers fashion bicultural and transnational identities and narrate the intertwined histories of the U.S. and Latin America. We will focus on topics of shared concern among Latino groups such as imperialism and annexation, the affective experience of migration, race and gender stereotypes, the politics of Spanglish, and struggles for social justice. By analyzing novels, poetry, performance art, testimonial narratives, films, and essays, we will unpack the complexity of Latinadad in the Americas. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as SPAN B217 Counts toward Africana Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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ENGL B218 Ecological Imaginings Spring 2015 Re-thinking the evolving nature of representation, with a focus on language as a link between natural and cultural ecosystems. We will observe the world; read classical and cutting edge ecolinguistic, ecoliterary, ecofeminist, and ecocritical theory, along with a wide range of exploratory, speculative, and imaginative essays and stories; and seek a variety of ways of expressing our own ecological interests. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Environmental Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B221 Roaring Girls & Ranting Widows: Narratives of Crime Not offered 2014-15 Narratives of Crime and Adventure will explore the figure of the female outlaw (picara), in literary and visual texts from the early modern period to today. Through reading British and American texts that feature the figure of the female outlaw (or picara), students will understand the ways in which literary content and literary form function together, and how they reflect cultural changes and norms. Students will focus their readings through the role of the female outlaw to the more common picaro, male outlaw. Students will learn how the "female picaresque" (as seen in novels, other writings, and visual texts) explores gender, changes in moral and aesthetic values, class, race, politics, colonialism, the body, and sexuality. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B228 Silence: The Rhetorics of Class, Gender, Culture, Religion Not offered 2014-15 This course will consider silence as a rhetorical art and political act, an imaginative space and expressive power that can serve many functions, including that of opening new possibilities among us. We will share our own experiences of silence, re-thinking them through the lenses of how it is explained in philosophy, enacted in classrooms and performed by various genders, cultures, and religions. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Praxis Program

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ENGL B235 Reading Popular Culture: Freaks Not offered 2014-15 This course traces the iconic figure of the "freak" in American culture, from 19th c. sideshows to the present. Featuring literature and films that explore "extraordinary Others", we will flesh out the ways in which our current understandings of gender, sexuality, normalcy, and race are constituted through images of "abnormality." Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Africana Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B237 Latino Dictator Novel in Americas Not offered 2014-15 This course examines representations of dictatorship in Latin American and Latina/o novels. We will explore the relationship between narrative form and absolute power by analyzing the literary techniques writers use to contest authoritarianism. We will compare dictator novels from the United States, the Caribbean, Central America, and the Southern Cone. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as SPAN B237 Cross-listed as COML B237 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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ENGL B254 American Literature 1750-1900 Spring 2015 This course explores the subject, subjection, and subjectivity of women and female sexualities in U.S. literatures between the signing of the Constitution and the ratification of the 19th Amendment. While the representation of women in fiction grew and the number of female authors soared, the culture found itself at pains to define the appropriate moments for female speech and silence, action and passivity. We will engage a variety of pre-suffrage literatures that place women at the nexus of national narratives of slavery and freedom, foreignness and domesticity, wealth and power, masculinity and citizenship, and sex and race "purity." Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B261 Topics: Film and the German Literary Imagination Not offered 2014-15 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as GERM B262 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Film Studies

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ENGL B262 Survey in African American Literature Fall 2014 Pairing canonical African American fiction with theoretical, popular, and filmic texts from the late-19th Century through to the present day, we will address the ways in which the Black body, as cultural text, has come to be both constructed and consumed within the nation's imagination and our modern visual regime. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Africana Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B263 Toni Morrison and the Art of Narrative Conjure Not offered 2014-15 All of Morrison's primary imaginative texts, in publication order, as well as essays by Morrison, with a series of critical lenses that explore several vantages for reading a conjured narration. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Africana Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B270 American Girl: Childhood in U.S. Literatures, 1690-1935 Fall 2014 This course will focus on the "American Girl" as a particularly contested model for the nascent American. Through examination of religious tracts, slave and captivity narratives, literatures for children and adult literatures about childhood, we will analyze U. S. investments in girlhood as a site for national self-fashioning. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B272 Queer of Color Critique Not offered 2014-15 Queer of color critique (QoCC) is a mode of criticism with roots in women of color feminism, post-structuralism, critical race theory, and queer studies. QoCC focuses on "intersectional" analyses. That is, QoCC seeks to integrate studies of race, sexuality, gender, class, and nationalism, and to show how these categories are co-constitutive. In so doing, QoCC contends that a focus on gay rights or reliance on academic discourse is too narrow. QoCC therefore addresses a wide set of issues from beauty standards to terrorism and questions the very idea of "normal." This course introduces students to the ideas of QoCC through key literary and film texts. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B284 Women Poets: Giving Eurydice a Voice Spring 2015 This course covers English and American woman poets of the 19th and 20th centuries whose gender was important for their self-understanding as poets, their choice of subject matter, and the audience they sought to gain for their work. Featured poets include Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Lucille Clifton, H.D., Emily Dickinson, Marianne Moore, Sylvia Plath, Adrienne Rich, Christina Rossetti, Anne Sexton, and Gertrude Stein. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B293 Critical Feminist Studies: An Introduction Fall 2014 Combines the study of specific literary texts with larger questions about feminist forms of theorizing. A course reader will be supplemented with three fictional texts to be selected by the class. Students will review current scholarship, identify their own stake in the conversation and define a critical question they want to pursue at length. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B297 Terror, Pleasure, and the Gothic Imagination Fall 2014 Introduces students to the 18th-century origins of Gothic literature and its development across genres, media and time. Exploring the formal contours and cultural contexts of the enduring imaginative mode in literature, film, art, and architecture, the course will also investigate the Gothic's connection to the radical and conservative cultural agendas. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B310 Confessional Poetry Not offered 2014-15 Poetry written since 1950 that deploys an autobiographical subject to engage with the psychological and political dynamics of family life and with states of psychic extremity and mental illness. Poets will include Lowell, Ginsberg, Sexton, and Plath. The impact of this`movement' on late twentieth century American poetry will also receive attention. A prior course in poetry is desirable but not required. Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B313 Ecological Imaginings Not offered 2014-15 Re-thinking the evolving nature of representation, with a focus on language as a link between natural and cultural ecosystems. We will observe the world; read classical and cutting edge ecolinguistic, ecoliterary, ecofeminist, and ecocritical theory, along with a wide range of exploratory, speculative, and imaginative essays and stories; and seek a variety of ways of expressing our own ecological interests. Prerequisites: Environmental Studies minors, Gender Studies concentrators, or English majors. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Environmental Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Praxis Program

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ENGL B333 Lesbian Immortal Fall 2014 Lesbian literature has repeatedly figured itself in alliance with tropes of immortality and eternity. Using recent queer theory on temporality, and 19th and 20th century primary texts, we will explore topics such as: fame and noteriety; feminism and mythology; epistemes, erotics and sexual seasonality; the death drive and the uncanny; fin de siecle manias for mummies and seances. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B334 Topics in Film Studies
Section 001 (Spring 2014): Black Independent Cinema
Section 001 (Fall 2013): Middle East on Film Not offered 2014-15 This is a topics course. Content varies. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as HART B334 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Film Studies

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ENGL B345 Topics in Narrative Theory
Section 001 (Spring 2014): Realism Not offered 2014-15 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Cross-listed as COML B345 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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ENGL B353 Queer Diasporas: Empire, Desire, and the Politics of Placement Not offered 2014-15 Looking at fiction and film from the U.S. and abroad through the lenses of sexuality studies and queer theory, we will explore the ways that both current and past configurations of sexual, racial, and cultural personhood have inflected, infringed upon, and opened up spaces of local/global citizenship and belonging. Prerequisites: An introductory course in film, or GNST B290, or ENGL B250. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Film Studies

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ENGL B354 Virginia Woolf Not offered 2014-15 Virginia Woolf has been interpreted as a feminist, a modernist, a crazy person, a resident of Bloomsbury, a victim of child abuse, a snob, a socialist, and a creation of literary and popular history. We will try out all these approaches and examine the features of our contemporary world that influence the way Woolf, her work, and her era are perceived. We will also attempt to theorize about why we favor certain interpretations over others. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B365 Erotica: Love and Art in Plato and Shakespeare Not offered 2014-15 The course explores the relationship between love and art, "eros" and "poesis," through in-depth study of Plato's "Phaedus" and "Symposium," Shakespeare's "As You Like It" and "Antony and Cleopatra," and essays by modern commentators (including David Halperin, Anne Carson, Martha Nussbaum, Marjorie Garber, and Stanley Cavell). We will also read Shakespeare's Sonnets and "Romeo and Juliet." Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as POLS B365 Cross-listed as PHIL B365 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B368 Pleasure, Luxury, and Consumption Fall 2014 Course will consider pleasure and consumerism in English texts and culture of the 17th and 18th centuries. Readings will include classical and neoclassical philosophies of hedonism and Epicureanism, Defoe's "Roxana", Mandeville's "Fable of the Bees", Pope's "Rape of the Lock", John Cleland's "Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure" and early periodical essays, among others. Secondary readings will include critical studies on cultural history and material culture. Prerequisites: at least two 200-level English courses. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B373 Masculinity in English Literature: From Chivalry to Civility Not offered 2014-15 This course will examine images and concepts of masculinity as represented in a wide variety of texts in English. Beginning in the early modern period and ending with our own time, the course will focus on texts of the "long" 18th century to contextualize the relationships between masculinity and chivalry, civility, manliness, and femininity. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ENGL B379 The African Griot(te) Not offered 2014-15 A focused exploration of the multi-genre productions of Southern African writer Bessie Head and the critical responses to such works. Students are asked to help construct a critical-theoretical framework for talking about a writer who defies categorization or reduction. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Africana Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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FREN B201 Le Chevalier, la dame et le prêtre: littérature et publics du Moyen Age Not offered 2014-15 Using literary texts, historical documents and letters as a mirror of the social classes that they address, this interdisciplinary course studies the principal preoccupations of secular and religious women and men in France from the Carolingian period through 1500. Selected works from epic, lai, roman courtois, fabliau, theater, letters, and contemporary biography are read in modern French translation. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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FREN B248 Histoire des Femmes en France Not offered 2014-15 A study of women and gender in France from the Revolution to the present. The course will pay particular attention to the role of women in the French Revolution (declarations, manifestos, women's clubs, salons, etc.) and in the post-revolutionary era, as well as to the more contemporary feminist manifestations in France since Simone de Beauvoir's Deuxième Sexe and the flow of feminist texts produced in the wake of May '68. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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FREN B302 Le printemps de la parole féminine: femmes écrivains des débuts Not offered 2014-15 This study of selected women authors from the French Middle Ages, Renaissance and Classical periods--among them, Marie de France, the trobairitz, Christine de Pisan, Louise Labé, Marguerite de Navarre, and Madame de Lafayette--examines the way in which they appropriate and transform the male writing tradition and define themselves as self-conscious artists within or outside it. Particular attention will be paid to identifying recurring concerns and structures in their works, and to assessing their importance to female writing: among them, the poetics of silence, reproduction as a metaphor for artistic creation, and sociopolitical engagement. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as COML B302 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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FREN B670 Hysterics, Saints, Mystics and Criminals in France's Secular Republic Not offered 2014-15 This course will approach the debate between science and religion which flared up as France became more secularized in the second part of the 19th century through such figures as hysterics, mystics, saints and criminals. The reading of medical treaties, court case reports, media and other cultural artifacts, along with literary works, will allow us to discuss the relevance of these figures in the imaginary cultural unconscious of the time, how their designation and diagnosis can also be read as symptoms of a broader culture malaise concerning gender and sexuality, power and agency, and the establisment of a special brand of secularism or « laïcité » in the late 19th century. We will start with Michel Foucault's examination of a criminal case, that of Pierre Rivière, and will discuss medical treaties by Charcot, Freud, Moreau de Tours, reports on « miracles » at pilgrimage sites such as Lourdes, popular religious literature, as well as canonical and popular texts such as Eugène Sue's Mystères de Paris, Flaubert's Un cœur simple, Barbey d'Aurevilly's Les Diaboliques, Zola's Lourdes, Thérèse Martin's Histoire de ma vie, and Bernanos's Histoire de Mouchette. Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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GERM B245 Interdisciplinary Approaches to German Literature and Culture
Section 001 (Spring 2014): Nation and Identity in Post-War Austrian Literatur Spring 2015 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Taught in English. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as COML B245 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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GERM B321 Advanced Topics in German Cultural Studies
Section 001 (Spring 2015): Exile in Translation
Section 001 (Spring 2014): Migration and Mobility in Culture, Cinema, and Pol Spring 2015 This is a topics course. Course content varies.
Current topic description: In the condition of exile, the writers, whose works were banned or censored in their own countries, cannot pursue their craft, unless their works are translated, either by professional translators or by themselves. Many writers who are in exile in Germany today write directly in German as a form of self-translation. This course will examine how works of diverse cultures survive in German translation and contribute to German culture.
Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as HART B348 Cross-listed as COML B321 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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GNST B223 Acting in Prison: Vision as Resource for Change Not offered 2014-15 This course uses the theme of "vision" to explore the context and consequences of mass incarceration, daily experiences inside correctional institutions and social movements formed and inspired by incarcerated individuals. Students will explore and apply course materials in campus-based classes and in classes with incarcerated women inside a correctional facility. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Praxis Program

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GNST B290 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality Not offered 2014-15 This course offers a rigorous grounding for students interested in questions of gender and sexuality. Bringing together intellectual resources from multiple disciplines, it also explores what it means to think across and between disciplinary boundaries. Team-taught by Bryn Mawr and Haverford professors from different disciplines, this course is offered yearly on alternate campuses. This semester it will be taught at Bryn Mawr College by Professor Rosi Song, Spanish, Bryn Mawr College and Professor Nilgun Uygun, Anthropology, Haverford College. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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GREK B201 Plato and Thucydides Fall 2014 This course is designed to introduce the student to two of the greatest prose authors of ancient Greece, the philosopher, Plato, and the historian, Thucydides. These two writers set the terms in the disciplines of philosophy and history for millennia, and philosophers and historians today continue to grapple with their ideas and influence. The brilliant and controversial statesman Alcibiades provides a link between the two texts in this course, and we examine the ways in which both authors handle the figure of Alcibiades as a point of entry into the comparison of the varying styles and modes of thought of these two great writers. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HART B107 Critical Approaches to Visual Representation: Self and Other in the Arts of France Fall 2014 A study of artists' self-representations in the context of the philosophy and psychology of their time, with particular attention to issues of political patronage, gender and class, power and desire. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HART B108 Critical Approaches to Visual Representation: Women, Feminism, and History of Art Spring 2015 An investigation of the history of art since the Renaissance organized around the practice of women artists, the representation of women in art, and the visual economy of the gaze. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HART B234 Picturing Women in Classical Antiquity Fall 2014 We investigate representations of women in different media in ancient Greece and Rome, examining the cultural stereotypes of women and the gender roles that they reinforce. We also study the daily life of women in the ancient world, the objects that they were associated with in life and death and their occupations. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Cross-listed as ARCH B234 Cross-listed as CSTS B234 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HART B334 Topics in Film Studies
Section 001 (Spring 2014): Black Independent Cinema
Section 001 (Fall 2013): Middle East on Film Not offered 2014-15 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as ENGL B334 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Film Studies

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HART B340 Topics in Baroque Art Not offered 2014-15 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as COML B340 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HART B348 Advanced Topics in German Cultural Studies
Section 001 (Spring 2015): Exile in Translation Spring 2015 This is a topics course. Course content varies..
Current topic description: In the condition of exile, the writers, whose works were banned or censored in their own countries, cannot pursue their craft, unless their works are translated, either by professional translators or by themselves. Many writers who are in exile in Germany today write directly in German as a form of self-translation. This course will examine how works of diverse cultures survive in German translation and contribute to German culture. Crosslisted with GERM B321;
Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as GERM B321 Cross-listed as COML B321 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HART B354 Gender and Contemporary Art Spring 2015 We will examine artists from 1960 to the present whose work thematizes gender, including Robert Morris, Cindy Sherman, Kiki Smith, and Mike Kelley. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HART B372 Feminist Art and Theory, 1970-Present Fall 2014 How have feminist artists and theorists challenged the conventions of art history? This course begins with the feminist art world activism that arose in the 1970s in the context of the women's liberation movement and continues through current issues in global feminism. In the 1970s, feminist activist artists sought to establish new forms of art education, venues for exhibition, theoretical writing, and creative working methods to provide alternatives to traditional art institutions and art criticism. We will examine how current artists, building on this recent history, continue to develop feminist aesthetics and politics in a variety of contemporary practices, including installation art, multi-media art, and performance. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HEBR B115 Women in Judaism: History, Texts, Practices Not offered 2014-15 This course will investigate the varied experiences of women in Jewish history. Cultural, religious, and theoretical perspectives will be engaged as we seek to illuminate the roles, practices, and texts of Jewish women, from the biblical matriarchs to Hasidic teenagers today. No previous knowledge of Judaism is required. Division III: Humanities Inquiry into the Past (IP) Cross-listed as HIST B115 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HIST B115 Women in Judaism: History, Texts, Practices Not offered 2014-15 This course will investigate the varied experiences of women in Jewish history. Cultural, religious, and theoretical perspectives will be engaged as we seek to illuminate the roles, practices, and texts of Jewish women, from the biblical matriarchs to Hasidic teenagers today. No previous knowledge of Judaism is required. Division III: Humanities Inquiry into the Past (IP) Cross-listed as HEBR B115 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HIST B156 The Long 1960's Not offered 2014-15 The 1960s has had a powerful effect on recent US History. But what was it exactly? How long did it last? And what do we really mean when we say "The Sixties?" This term has become so potent and loaded for so many people from all sides of the political spectrum that it's almost impossible to separate fact from fiction; myth from memory. We are all the inheritors of this intense period in American history but our inheritance is neither simple nor entirely clear. Our task this semester is to try to pull apart the meaning as well as the legend and attempt to figure out what "The Sixties" is (and what it isn't) and try to assess its long term impact on American society. This course satifies the History Major's 100 level requirement. Division I or Division III Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HIST B214 The Historical Roots of Women in Genetics and Embryology Not offered 2014-15 This course provides a general history of genetics and embryology from the late 19th to the mid-20th century with a focus on the role that women scientists and technicians played in the development of these sub-disciplines. We will look at the lives of well known and lesser-known individuals, asking how factors such as their educational experiences and mentor relationships influenced the roles these women played in the scientific enterprise. We will also examine specific scientific contributions in historical context, requiring a review of core concepts in genetics and developmental biology. One facet of the course will be to look at the Bryn Mawr Biology Department from the founding of the College into the mid-20th century. Division II: Natural Science Inquiry into the Past (IP) Scientific Investigation (SI) Cross-listed as BIOL B214 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HIST B226 Topics in 20th Century European History
Section 001 (Fall 2013): Gender- Modern European State
Section 001 (Spring 2014): Human Rights:Theory & Practice Not offered 2014-15 This is a topics course. Course content varies. Division I or Division III Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HIST B260 Human Rights in China Not offered 2014-15 This course will examine China's human rights issues from a historical perspective. The topics include diverse perspectives on human rights, historical background, civil rights, religious practice, justice system, education, as well as the problems concerning some social groups such as migrant laborers, women, ethnic minorities and peasants. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Cross-listed as EAST B264 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HIST B284 Movies and America Fall 2014 Movies are one of the most important means by which Americans come to know - or think they know--their own history. This class examines the complex cultural relationship between film and American historical self fashioning. Division I or Division III Critical Interpretation (CI) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Film Studies

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HIST B325 Topics in Social History Spring 2015 This a topics course that explores various themes in American social history. Course content varies. Division I or Division III Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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HIST B368 Topics in Medieval History
Section 001 (Fall 2014): Sex Gender & the Medieval Body Fall 2014 This is a topics course. Topics vary.
Current topic description: This advanced seminar covers the history of the body and sexuality in the medieval world. Topics include slavery, theology, and scientific ideas of sex difference and physiology.
Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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ITAL B212 Italy Today: New Voices, New Writers, New Literature Not offered 2014-15 This course, taught in English, will focus primarily on the works of the so-called "migrant writers" who, having adopted the Italian language, have become a significant part of the new voice of Italy. In addition to the aesthetic appreciation of these works, this course will also take into consideration the social, cultural, and political factors surrounding them. The course will focus on works by writers who are now integral to Italian canon - among them: Cristina Ali-Farah, Igiaba Scego, Ghermandi Gabriella, Amara Lakhous. As part of the course, movies concerned with various aspects of Italian Migrant literature will be screened and analyzed. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as COML B214 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Film Studies

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ITAL B299 Grief, Sexuality, Identity: Emerging Adulthood Not offered 2014-15 Adolescence is an important time of personality development as a result of changes in the self-concept and the formation of a new moral system of values. Emphasis will be placed on issues confronting the role of the family and peer relationships, prostitution, drugs, youth criminality/gangsters/violence, cultural diversity, pregnancy, gender identity, mental/moral/religious development, emotional growth, alcoholism, homosexuality, sexual behavior. Prerequisite: ITAL B102. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Film Studies

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ITAL B304 Il Rinascimento in Italia e oltre Not offered 2014-15 Students will become familiar with the growing importance of women during the Renaissance, as women expanded their sphere of activity in literature (as authors of epics, lyrics, treatises, and letters), in court (especially in Ferrara), and in society, where for the first time women formed groups and their own discourse. What happens when women become the subject of study? What is learned about women and the nation? What is learned about gender and how disciplinary knowledge itself is changed through the centuries? Prerequisite: At least one 200-level course. Taught in Italian. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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PHIL B205 Medical Ethics Fall 2014 The field of medicine provides a rich terrain for the study and application of philosophical ethics. This course will introduce students to fundamental ethical theories and present ways in which these theories connect to particular medical issues. We will also discuss what are often considered the four fundamental principles of medical ethics (autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and justice) in connection to specific topics related to medical practice (such as reproductive rights, euthanasia, and allocation of health resources). Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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PHIL B221 Ethics Fall 2014 An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of moral theories and a discussion of important ancient, modern, and contemporary texts which established theories such as virtue ethics, deontology, utilitarianism, relativism, emotivism, care ethics. This course considers questions concerning freedom, responsibility, and obligation. How should we live our lives and interact with others? How should we think about ethics in a global context? Is ethics independent of culture? A variety of practical issues such as reproductive rights, euthanasia, animal rights and the environment will be considered. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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PHIL B225 Global Ethical Issues Not offered 2014-15 The need for a critical analysis of what justice is and requires has become urgent in a context of increasing globalization, the emergence of new forms of conflict and war, high rates of poverty within and across borders and the prospect of environmental devastation. This course examines prevailing theories and issues of justice as well as approaches and challenges by non-western, post-colonial, feminist, race, class, and disability theorists. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as POLS B225 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward International Studies Major

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PHIL B252 Feminist Theory Spring 2015 Beliefs that gender discrimination has been eliminated and women have achieved equality have become commonplace. We challenge these assumptions examining the concepts of patriarchy, sexism, and oppression. Exploring concepts central to feminist theory, we attend to the history of feminist theory and contemporary accounts of women's place and status in different societies, varied experiences, and the impact of the phenomenon of globalization. We then explore the relevance of gender to philosophical questions about identity and agency with respect to moral, social and political theory. Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or permission of instructor. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as POLS B253 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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PHIL B344 Development Ethics Spring 2015 This course explores the meaning of and moral issues raised by development. In what direction and by what means should a society "develop"? What role, if any, does the globalization of markets and capitalism play in processes of development and in systems of discrimination on the basis of factors such as race and gender? Answers to these sorts of questions will be explored through an examination of some of the most prominent theorists and recent literature. Prerequisites: a philosophy, political theory or economics course or permission of the instructor. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as POLS B344 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward International Studies Major

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PHIL B352 Feminism and Philosophy Not offered 2014-15 It has been said that one of the most important feminist contributions to theory is its uncovering of the ways in which theory in the Western tradition, whether of science, knowledge, morality, or politics has a hidden male bias. This course will explore feminist criticisms of and alternatives to traditional Western theory by examining feminist challenges to traditional liberal moral and political theory. Specific questions may include how to understand the power relations at the root of women's oppression, how to theorize across differences, or how ordinary individuals are to take responsibility for pervasive and complex systems of oppression. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as POLS B352 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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PHIL B365 Erotica: Love and Art in Plato and Shakespeare Not offered 2014-15 The course explores the relationship between love and art, "eros" and "poesis," through in-depth study of Plato's "Phaedus" and "Symposium," Shakespeare's "As You Like It" and "Antony and Cleopatra," and essays by modern commentators (including David Halperin, Anne Carson, Martha Nussbaum, Marjorie Garber, and Stanley Cavell). We will also read Shakespeare's Sonnets and "Romeo and Juliet." Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as ENGL B365 Cross-listed as POLS B365 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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POLS B225 Global Ethical Issues Not offered 2014-15 The need for a critical analysis of what justice is and requires has become urgent in a context of increasing globalization, the emergence of new forms of conflict and war, high rates of poverty within and across borders and the prospect of environmental devastation. This course examines prevailing theories and issues of justice as well as approaches and challenges by non-western, post-colonial, feminist, race, class, and disability theorists. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as PHIL B225 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward International Studies Major

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POLS B253 Feminist Theory Spring 2015 Beliefs that gender discrimination has been eliminated and women have achieved equality have become commonplace. We challenge these assumptions examining the concepts of patriarchy, sexism, and oppression. Exploring concepts central to feminist theory, we attend to the history of feminist theory and contemporary accounts of women's place and status in different societies, varied experiences, and the impact of the phenomenon of globalization. We then explore the relevance of gender to philosophical questions about identity and agency with respect to moral, social and political theory. Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or permission of instructor. Division III: Humanities Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as PHIL B252 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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POLS B262 Who Believes What and Why: the Sociology of Public Opinion Not offered 2014-15 This course explores public opinion: what it is, how it is measured, how it is shaped, and how it changes over time. Specific attention is given to the role of elites, the mass media, and religion in shaping public opinion. Examples include racial/ethnic civil rights, abortion, gay/lesbian/transgendered sexuality, and inequalities. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Cross-listed as SOCL B262 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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POLS B282 The Exotic Other: Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East Not offered 2014-15 This course is concerned with the meanings of gender and sexuality in the Middle East, with particular attention to the construction of tradition, its performance, reinscription, and transformation, and to Western interpretations and interactions. Prerequisite: one course in social science or humanities. Previous gender or Middle East course is a plus. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Middle East Studies

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POLS B290 Power and Resistance Spring 2015 What more is there to politics than power? What is the force of the "political" for specifying power as a practice or institutional form? What distinguishes power from authority, violence, coercion, and domination? How is power embedded in and generated by cultural practices, institutional arrangements, and processes of normalization? This course seeks to address questions of power and politics in the context of domination, oppression, and the arts of resistance. Our general topics will include authority, the moralization of politics, the dimensions of power, the politics of violence (and the violence of politics), language, sovereignty, emancipation, revolution, domination, normalization, governmentality, genealogy, and democratic power. Writing projects will seek to integrate analytical and reflective analyses as we pursue these questions in common. Division I: Social Science Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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POLS B344 Development Ethics Spring 2015 This course explores the meaning of and moral issues raised by development. In what direction and by what means should a society "develop"? What role, if any, does the globalization of markets and capitalism play in processes of development and in systems of discrimination on the basis of factors such as race and gender? Answers to these sorts of questions will be explored through an examination of some of the most prominent theorists and recent literature. Prerequisites: a philosophy, political theory or economics course or permission of the instructor. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as PHIL B344 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward International Studies Major

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POLS B352 Feminism and Philosophy Not offered 2014-15 It has been said that one of the most important feminist contributions to theory is its uncovering of the ways in which theory in the Western tradition, whether of science, knowledge, morality, or politics has a hidden male bias. This course will explore feminist criticisms of and alternatives to traditional Western theory by examining feminist challenges to traditional liberal moral and political theory. Specific questions may include how to understand the power relations at the root of women's oppression, how to theorize across differences, or how ordinary individuals are to take responsibility for pervasive and complex systems of oppression. Cross-listed as PHIL B352 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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POLS B365 Erotica: Love and Art in Plato and Shakespeare Not offered 2014-15 The course explores the relationship between love and art, "eros" and "poesis," through in-depth study of Plato's "Phaedus" and "Symposium," Shakespeare's "As You Like It" and "Antony and Cleopatra," and essays by modern commentators (including David Halperin, Anne Carson, Martha Nussbaum, Marjorie Garber, and Stanley Cavell). We will also read Shakespeare's Sonnets and "Romeo and Juliet." Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as ENGL B365 Cross-listed as PHIL B365 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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POLS B375 Gender, Work and Family Spring 2015 As the number of women participating in the paid workforce who are also mothers exceeds 50 percent, it becomes increasingly important to study the issues raised by these dual roles. This seminar will examine the experiences of working and nonworking mothers in the United States, the roles of fathers, the impact of working mothers on children, and the policy implications of women, work, and family. Cross-listed as SOCL B375 Counts toward Child and Family Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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POLS B393 U.S. Welfare Politics: Theory and Practice Not offered 2014-15 Major theoretical perspectives concerning the welfare state with a focus on social policy politics, including recent welfare reforms and how in an era of globalization there has been a turn to a more restrictive system of social provision. Special attention is paid to the ways class, race, and gender are involved in making of social welfare policy and the role of social welfare policy in reinforcing class, race, and gender inequities. Prerequisite: POLS B121 or SOCL B102. Division I: Social Science Cross-listed as SOCL B393 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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PSYC B340 Women's Mental Health Not offered 2014-15 This course will provide an overview of current research and theory related to women's mental health. We will discuss psychological phenomena and disorders that are particularly salient to and prevalent among women, why these phenomena/disorders affect women disproportionately over men, and how they may impact women's psychological and physical well-being. Psychological disorders covered will include: depression, eating disorders, dissociative identity disorder, borderline personality disorder, and chronic pain disorders. Other topics discussed will include work-family conflict for working mothers, the role of sociocultural influences on women's mental health, and mental health issues particular to women of color and to lesbian women. Prerequisite: PSYC B209 or PSYC B351 (or equivalent 200-level course). Division I: Social Science Counts toward Child and Family Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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SOCL B102 Society, Culture, and the Individual Fall 2014 Analysis of the basic sociological methods, perspectives, and concepts used in the study of society, with emphasis on social structure, education, culture, the self, and power. Theoretical perspectives that focus on sources of stability, conflict, and change are emphasized throughout. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward International Studies Major

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SOCL B205 Social Inequality Not offered 2014-15 Introduction to the major sociological theories of gender, racial-ethnic, and class inequality with emphasis on the relationships among these forms of stratification in the contemporary United States, including the role of the upper class(es), inequality between and within families, in the work place, and in the educational system. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Cross-listed as CITY B205 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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SOCL B217 The Family in Social Context Fall 2014 A consideration of the family as a social institution in the United States, looking at how societal and cultural characteristics and dynamics influence families; how the family reinforces or changes the society in which it is located; and how the family operates as a social organization. Included is an analysis of family roles and social interaction within the family. Major problems related to contemporary families are addressed, such as domestic violence and divorce. Cross-cultural and subcultural variations in the family are considered. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Counts toward Child and Family Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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SOCL B225 Women in Society Not offered 2014-15 A study of the contemporary experiences of women of color in the Global South. The household, workplace, community, and the nation-state, and the positions of women in the private and public spheres are compared cross-culturally. Topics include feminism, identity and self-esteem; globalization and transnational social movements and tensions and transitions encountered as nations embark upon development. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Counts toward Africana Studies Counts toward Child and Family Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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SOCL B257 Marginals and Outsiders: The Sociology of Deviance Spring 2015 An examination of unconventional and criminal behavior from the standpoint of different theoretical perspectives on deviance (e.g., social disorganization, symbolic interaction, structural functionalism, Marxism) with particular emphasis on the labeling and social construction perspectives; and the role of conflicts and social movements in changing the normative boundaries of society. Topics will include alcoholism, drug addiction, homicide, homosexuality, mental illness, prostitution, robbery, and white-collar crime. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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SOCL B262 Who Believes What and Why: The Sociology of Public Opinion Not offered 2014-15 This course explores public opinion: what it is, how it is measured, how it is shaped, and how it changes over time. Specific attention is given to the role of elites, the mass media, and religion in shaping public opinion. Examples include racial/ethnic civil rights, abortion, gay/lesbian/transgendered sexuality, and inequalities. Division I: Social Science Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) Inquiry into the Past (IP) Cross-listed as POLS B262 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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SOCL B350 Movements for Social Justice in the US Not offered 2014-15 Throughout human history, powerless groups of people have organized social movements to improve their lives and their societies. Powerful groups and institutions have resisted these efforts in order to maintain their own privilege. Some periods of history have been more likely than others to spawn protest movements. What factors seem most likely to lead to social movements? What determines their success/failure? We will examine 20th-century social movements in the United States to answer these questions. Includes a film series. Prerequisite: At least one prior social science course or permission of the instructor. Division I: Social Science Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Peace and Conflict Studies

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SOCL B375 Gender, Work and Family Spring 2015 As the number of women participating in the paid workforce who are also mothers exceeds 50 percent, it becomes increasingly important to study the issues raised by these dual roles. This seminar will examine the experiences of working and nonworking mothers in the United States, the roles of fathers, the impact of working mothers on children, and the policy implications of women, work, and family. Division I: Social Science Cross-listed as POLS B375 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies

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SPAN B217 Narratives of Latinidad Not offered 2014-15 This course explores how Latina/o writers fashion bicultural and transnational identities and narrate the intertwined histories of the U.S. and Latin America. We will focus on topics of shared concern among Latino groups such as imperialism and annexation, the affective experience of migration, race and gender stereotypes, the politics of Spanglish, and struggles for social justice. By analyzing novels, poetry, performance art, testimonial narratives, films, and essays, we will unpack the complexity of Latinadad in the Americas. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as ENGL B217 Counts toward Africana Studies Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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SPAN B223 Género y modernidad en la narrativa del siglo XIX Fall 2014 A reading of 19th-century Spanish narrative by both men and women writers, to assess how they come together in configuring new ideas of female identity and its social domains, as the country is facing new challenges in its quest for modernity. Prerequisites: SPAN B110 and/or B120 (previously SPAN B200/B202); or another SPAN 200-level course.
Current topic description: Offered as a writing intensive course in Fall 2014.
Division III: Humanities Inquiry into the Past (IP) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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SPAN B237 Latino Dictator Novel in Americas Not offered 2014-15 This course examines representations of dictatorship in Latin American and Latina/o novels. We will explore the relationship between narrative form and absolute power by analyzing the literary techniques writers use to contest authoritarianism. We will compare dictator novels from the United States, the Caribbean, Central America, and the Southern Cone. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Cross-listed as ENGL B237 Cross-listed as COML B237 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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SPAN B265 Escritoras españolas: entre tradición, renovación y migración Spring 2015 Fiction by women writers from Spain in the 20th and 21st century. Breaking the traditional female stereotypes during and after Franco's dictatorship, the authors explore through their creative writing changing sociopolitical and cultural issues including regional identities and immigration. Topics of discussion include gender marginality, feminist studies and the portrayal of women in contemporary society. Prerequisite: SPAN 110 or 120 or another SPAN 200-level course. Division III: Humanities Critical Interpretation (CI) Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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SPAN B309 La mujer en la literatura española del Siglo de Oro Not offered 2014-15 A study of the depiction of women in the fiction, drama, and poetry of 16th- and 17th-century Spain. Topics include the construction of gender; the idealization and codification of women's bodies; the politics of feminine enclosure (convent, home, brothel, palace); and the performance of honor. The first half of the course will deal with representations of women by male authors (Calderón, Cervantes, Lope, Quevedo) and the second will be dedicated to women writers such as Teresa de Ávila, Ana Caro, Juana Inés de la Cruz, and María de Zayas. Prerequisites: at least one 200-level course. Division III: Humanities Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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SPAN B322 Queens, Nuns, and Other Deviants in the Early Modern Iberian World Fall 2014 The course examines literary, historical, and legal texts from the early modern Iberian world (Spain, Mexico, Peru) through the lens of gender studies. The course is divided around three topics: royal bodies (women in power), cloistered bodies (women in the convent), and delinquent bodies (figures who defy legal and gender normativity). Course is taught in English and is open to all juniors or seniors who have taken at least one 200-level course in a literature department. Students seeking Spanish credit must have taken BMC Spanish 120 and at least one other Spanish course at a 200-level, or received permission from instructor. Division III: Humanities Cross-listed as COML B322 Counts toward Gender and Sexuality Studies Counts toward Latin Amer/Latino/Iberian Peoples & Cultures

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