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Frequently Taught Topics Courses

150W, 290, 390, 390A, 390B, 490, and Senior Seminars

Not all courses are offered every semester. Please check with the Registrar's office or the on-line course schedule for the most updated listing of courses.

GSWS 150W: Freshman Seminar
  • Women's Movements Past and Present
  • Reading the Romance
  • Contemporary English and Irish Women Writers
  • Material Girls: Women, Money, Sex and Marriage
  • The College Girl in American History
  • Gender and Sexuality in Muslim Societies
  • Women and Work
GSWS 290: Topics in GSWS
  • Nation, Gender and Race in South Asia
  • Sexuality in America
  • Introduction to LGBTIQ Studies
  • Sex and Gender: Feminist Interrogations
GSWS 390: Topics in GSWS
  • Global Feminisms and Transnational Activism
  • Feminism and the Environment
  • Women in Africa and the Diaspora
  • Queer Theory
GSWS 390A: Topics in GSWS, Humanities
  • Twentieth-Century American Women Writers
  • Emily Dickinson and Nineteenth-Century American Women Poets
  • Literature of Tolerance
  • Lesbian Fictions
  • The Politics of Story-Telling by Women
  • Divorce in the British Victorian and Edwardian Novel
  • Philosophy and Feminism
  • Scandalous Women
  • Thoroughly Modern Manhood: Hypermasculinity and the Fin de Siecle Consciousness
GSWS 390B: Topics in GSWS, Social Sciences
  • Race, Gender and Popular Culture in Brazil
  • Families and Kinship
  • Women's Agency, Sex Tourism
GSWS 490: Senior Seminar
  • Magdalens and Jezebels: The Fallen Woman in Victorian Fiction
  • Black Women Writing Autobiography: A Tradition Within a Tradition
  • Sex, Gender and Health
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Film, Feminism and the Body: Ideologies of the Visual
  • Gender, Politics and Performance
  • The History of Gender and Sexuality in Latin America
  • Gender and Human Rights
  • Gender and the American Diary
  • Gender and Post-Coloniality
  • The American Family