Academic Programs

Spring 2014 WGS Courses

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11844 WGS 250-01 3 Intro to Women's & Gender Studies T R 11:00.12:15 Curry 238 Elizabeth T. Walker GSB, WGS
11845 WGS 250-02 3 Intro to Women's & Gender Studies T R 12:30-1:45 Curry 238 Elizabeth T. Walker GSB, WGS
11846 WGS 250-03 3 Intro to Women's & Gender Studies TR  2:00-3:15  Curry 238 Sarah J. Cervenak GSB, WGS
11847 WGS 250-04 3 Intro to Women's & Gender Studies WEB     Marla N. Sutherland GSB, WGS
11137 WGS 250-81D 3 Intro to Women's & Gender Studies WEB Winter Session   Cristina M. Dominguez GSB, WGS
An interdisciplinary introduction to the study of gender through images, roles, and status in U.S. history and culture. Special attention given to developing critical frameworks for understanding gender in society.
14616 WGS 270-01 3 Sexuality and Culture W 2:00-4:50pm SOEB 108 Elizabeth T. Walker WGS
An introduction to the academic study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex histories, experiences, and cultures.
13733 WGS 333-01 3 Gendered Worlds T R 11:00-12:15 Curry 237 Danielle Bouchard GHP, GMO, GN, IGS, WGS
Explores social problems, movements, and change related to gender in specific cultural, historical, political contexts. Advances a questioning of one's position in gendered relations of power in a constantly changing world.
11848 WGS 350-01 3 Intro to Feminist Theories T R 12:30-1:45 Curry 234 Belinda Walzer GPR, WGS
Explores and evaluates feminist theories in a socio-historical context. Raises questions about their implications for different methods of inquiry and about the nature of knowledge and rational thought.
11849

WGS 400-01 to WGS 400-12

1 Independent Study       Various instructors, see UNCGenie WGS
Intensive independent study of specialized topics.
Many cross-appointed WGS faculty are available, See listings in UNCGenie. For more information on requirements for registration see the information posted on our website.
81950 WGS 450-01 3 Special Topics Seminar: Race, Gender & Performance TR 11:00-12:15pm MHRA 1204 Sarah J. Cervenak AFS, WGS
Focus on the history of a relation between race, gender, and performance as it relates to the enactment of and resistance to neocolonial, patriarchal control and captivity.
16306 WGS 450-02 3 Special Topics Seminar: Women of Color Feminisms R 2:00-4:50 MHRA 2209 LaWanda M. Wallace WGS
An in-depth study of a selected topic or topics in Women's and Gender Studies involving directed reading and research. Section description posted soon.
16842 WGS 450-03 3 Special Topics Seminar: Hunger Games: YA Lit & Fmnst Ed MW  2:00-3:15 Curry 238 Sarah Colonna WGS
An in-depth study of a selected topic or topics in Women's and Gender Studies involving directed reading and research. Section description posted soon.
11850 WGS 460-01 3 Internship in WGS     Hephzibah Roskelly WGS
Practical experience in a variety of professional settings. Includes regular meeting with internship coordinator. Students will complete at 8-10 hours a week at an internship site for a total of 120 horus by the end of the semester. The internship will encourage students to put theories to the test of practice, explore approaches and ideas, and consider vocations. The course builds research expertise and practical experience in addition to vocational preparation. Limited enrollment. For more information on requirements for registration and for completing the internship, see the internship information posted on our website.
11851 WGS 490-01 3 WGS Senior Capstone Course  T  2:00-4:50   Danielle Bouchard SI, WGS, WI
Required capstone course in Women"s and Gender Studies. Each student will design and present a culminating project, and will complete and review their portfolio developed from their WGS courses.
11852 WGS 493-01 3 WGS Honors Work       Hephzibah Roskelly HSS, WGS
Allows students to do Honors work in WGS. Through Disciplinary Honors, students have the opportunity to study topics in depth and to do original, sophistocated research under the supervision of a faculty member, thus giving themselves a competitive advantage when applying for graduate school or beginning a career.
16304 WGS 530-01 3 Critical Sexuality Studies and Queer Theory  W  4:00-6:50  Ferguson 325 Danielle Bouchard WGS
Examines sexuality as an identity and an object of knowledge in connection to race, class, and gender. Includes exploration of the history of, and new developments in, queer theory.
11854 WGS 600-01 - 600-16 3-6 Independent Study       Various instructors, see UNCGenie WGS
A research or creative project related to women’s and gender studies supervised by a WGS faculty member. Independent study of specialized topics. Requires written plan, permission of sponsoring instructor, and approval of the Women's and Gender Studies Program director.   Many cross-appointed WGS faculty are available, see listings in UNCGenie.
11857 WGS 651-01 3 Feminist Research Analysis T 2:00-4:50 Curry 332 Katherine Jamieson WGS
Core class introduces feminist social movements across historical and global contexts. Relies on interdisciplinary lenses and epistemologies, particularly as contested identity politics intersect with other systems of power and relationships.
11858 WGS 699-01 - 699-16 1-6 Thesis       Various instructors, see UNCGenie WGS
11859 WGS 803-01 - 803-12 3-6 Research Extension       Various instructors, see UNCGenie WGS
A research or creative project related to women's and gender studies supervised by a WGS faculty member. Independent study of specialized topics. Requires written plan, permission of sponsoring instructor, and approval of the Women's and Gender Studies Program director.   Many cross-appointed WGS faculty are available, see listings in UNCGenie.
 

 

Spring 2014 Courses in Other Programs & Departments (WGS Marker)

16332 AFS 351-01 3 Race, Gender, and Performance TR 11:00-12:15 MHRA 1204 Sarah J. Cervenak AFS, WGS
Focus on the history of a relation between race, gender, and performance as it relates to the enactment of and resistance to neocolonial, patriarchal control and captivity.
17623 AFS 554-01D 3 Independent Black Politics 19th Century WEB     Omar H. Ali AFS, WGS
 17277 AFS 554-01 3 Independent Black Politics 19th Century  WEB     Omar H. Ali AFS, WGS
The origins, rise, and collapse of Black Populism, the independent black political movement between Reconstruction and the consolidation of Jim Crow, in the South.
 11520 BLS 348-11D 3 Representing Women    WEB  Ann E. Millett WGS
Focuses on women as producers, consumers, and subjects of visual culture. Examines the Feminist art movement, Feminist critiques of popular culture, and the significance of visual representation to political representation.
 11525 BLS 385-01D 3 American Motherhood    WEB    Carrie Levesque WGS
Examines representations of motherhood throughout American history in the media and in scholarly and creative literature. Explores the mothering experiences of women of different races, classes, and generations.
 11526 BLS 386-11D 3 Women, War & Terror    WEB  Carrie Levesque WGS
Examines women as victims and critics of war and terror in the 20th century, primarily through autobiographical writings, and explores broader questions of gender, language, power, and resistance.

 13573

CPS 212.01 3

Intro Peace/Conflict Srudies

MW 3:30-4:45

Graham 402

Thomas J. Martinek IGS,WGS

Explore sources of conflict, war, social oppression, and violence and the challenges of promoting peace and justice. Examine the strategies for introducing equitable and nonviolent methods for conflict transformation.

16057 CPS 315-01 3 Conflict Transformation W

2:00-3:15pm

Guilford 114 Laura E. Reimer IGS, WGS
Students will explore the field of conflict transformation and will compare/contrast the conceptual models behind conflict resolution, conflict management, and conflict transformation. They will then examine models of conflict transformation in more depth, investigating the implications at the local and global levels.
13516 CPS 605-01 3 Skills and Techniques in Conflict R 12:30-2:00pm Petty 007 Laura E. Reimer SVL, WGS
13516 CPS 605-01D 3 Skills and Techniques in Conflict WEB     Barbara T. Strahl SVL, WGS

Develop a theoretical and practice foundation of interpersonal skills and techniques needed by conflict professionals such as communication, negotiation, mediation, assessment, and facilitation.

13518 CPS 606-01 3 Organizational Conflict: Theories and Practices T 6:00-9:00pm Petty 007 Cathryne Schmitz WGS
13519 CPS 606-01D 3 Organizational Conflict: Theories and Practices WEB     Barbara T. Strahl WGS
Theories, methods, and practices in assessing and transforming conflict in modern organizations.
16063 CPS 679-01 3 Gender and Peacebuilding W 6:00-9:00 Stone 186 Cathryne Schmitz WGS
16256 CPS 679-01D 3 Gender and Peacebuilding WEB     Cathryne Schmitz WGS
Examines the role of gender, sex, diversity, and power relations in the creation and resolution of conflict and building of peace.
11784 CST 460-03 3 Performing Sexual Identity R 5:30-8:20pm Curry 237 Killian E. Manning WGS
Description posted soon
11901 CST 612-02 3 Women's Public Address T 5:30-8:20pm Ferguson 113 Elizabeth J. Natalle WGS
Description posted soon
13677 ELC 381-01 3 The Institution of Education M 4:00-6:50 MHRA 1304 Cherese D. Childers-McKee WGS
13678 ELC 381-02 3 The Institution of Education TR 9:30-10:45 Bryan 206 Derek B. Shaw WGS
13680 ELC 381-04 3 The Institution of Education MW 2:00-3:15 SOEB 214 Sheryl J. Lieb WGS
13682 ELC 381-05 3 The Institution of Education TR 11:00-12:15 MHRA 3208 Troy A. Martin WGS
13683 ELC 381-06 3 The Institution of Education TR 11:00-12:15 MHRA 2208 Melissa Bocci WGS
13685 ELC 381-07 3 The Institution of Education MW 2:00-3:15 SOEB 110 Carrie E. Hart WGS
School as a social institution concerned with transmission of ideological, moral, and cultural values; social reproduction and change; and competing philosophical visions of education with particular focus on democratic citizenship.
 13194 ELC 664-01 3 Foundations of Interpretive Inquiry  T  7:00-9:50pm  SOEB 104 Silvia Bettez WGS
Theoretical and philosophical dimensions of interpretive inquiry in education; concepts that are the foundation for qualitative methodologies in educational research.
 16027 ELC 685-01 3 Passionate Pedagogies   MHRA 1208  Silvia Bettez WGS
Examination of how passion, on the part of both teachers and learners, can become a motivating force for deeper understandings of ourselves and critical social issues.
13652 ELC 688D01 3 Peace Education R 4:00-6:50 Graham 303 Harvey S. Shapiro WGS
Description posted soon.
16706 ELC 698-01 3 Gender, Art, Politics, Pedagogy W  4:00-6:50 SOEB 217 Leila Villaverde .WGS
Focus on artists whose art is political and pedagogical. How artists use art as public voice, identity formation, documentation of public memory/history, redefinition of aesthetics, and reconstruction of learning.
 10857 ENG 688-01 3 Women's Rhetoric/ Feminine Pedagogy  R 6:30-9:20 pm MHRA 1211  Nancy A. Myers WGS
Seminar in history and theory of women’s rhetoric and feminist approaches to teaching. Examines women’s writing and teaching in their cultural, social, ethnic, racial contexts.
 16396 ENG 735-01 3 Studies in African American Literature  T 6:30-9:20 pm MHRA 1304 Noelle A. Morrissette AFS, WGS
Topics, theories, movements, and authors that comprise the African-American literary tradition.
 14306 FMS 142-01 3 Freshman Seminar in Philosophical, Religious, and Ethical Principles —Global Non-Western Perspectives  MWF 11:00-11:50 am MHRA 2206 Alyssa B. Gabbay GN, GPR, WGS, WI
Global Non-Western perspectives on the studies of the philosophical, religious, and/or ethical traditions that have shaped societies in the past and present.
 14183 GER 406-01 3 Literature of Migration  MW  2:00-3:15 MHRA 3207  Brooke D. Kreitinger IGS, WGS
Description posted soon.
11147 HDF 212-02 3 Families/Close Relationships WEB     Mary Y. Morgan GSB, WGS
11148 HDF 212-03 3 Families/Close Relationships WEB     Mary Y. Morgan GSB, WGS
Intrapersonal and interpersonal processes in the development and maintenance of families and close relationships over time.
11712 HDF 390-01 3 Families and Children Global Perspectives WEB     Mary Y. Morgan GN, IGS, WGS
A study of Asian, African, Latin American, and Eastern European families and children, focusing on family structure, gender roles, and socialization practices within their socioeconomic, historical, and cultural context.
11171 HDF 409-01 3 Family Diversity MWF 10:00-10:50 Petty 219 Lisa M. Eads WGS
11910 HDF 409-02 3 Family Diversity MWF 12:00-12:50 Petty 150 Andrea G. Hunter WGS
Develop an in-depth understanding of the variation within and between families through an exploration of the similarities and differences among families and children from a cultural, racial, gender, and class perspective.
 16092 HEA 662-01 3 Gender and Health  T 6:00-8:50 pm HEHP 225D  Tracy R. Nichols WGS
Health issues and health problems with respect to gender differences, similarities and historical conceptions.
 14968 HEA 711B-01 3 Breastfeeding, Gender & Health  W 2:30-5:20 pm Bryan 117  Paige H. Smith WGS
Health issues and health problems with respect to gender differences, similarities and historical conceptions.
10453 HIS 315-01 3 Witchcraft and Magic in European History TR  2:00-3:15 SOEB 110 Jodi E. Bilinkoff WGS
Examination of witchcraft beliefs and persecution as a way of studying the social history of Europe before industrialization. Emphasizes the "Witch Craze" of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
16003 HIS 329-01 3 US Women's History Since 1865 WEB     Lisa Levenstein WGS
A history of women in the U.S. since the Civil War. Topics include roles, status, image, family, work, and racial and class differences in experience.
13634 HSS 227-01 3 American Women's Environmental Writing W 3:30-6:20 MHRA 1210 Lisa Levenstein AFS, WGS
Lydia Maria Child's groundbreaking Juvenile Miscellany fairly barked, squeaked, whooshed, scratched, smelled, and tasted of nature and its creatures. Child's periodical emblematizes how American women writers have long contributed to discussions about citizens' relationships to nature and the environment. From poems like "The Envious Lobster" to Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and Winona LaDuke's All Our Relations, their works emphasize respectful, delighted, and responsible attitudes toward nature and the environment. This course will survey some key texts, including some texts aimed at children, attending to such concerns as sustainability, simple living, animal rights, and environmental justice.
13438  MST 325-01 3 Gender and Media Culture  MWF  1:00-1:50  Brown 215  Emily D. Edwards GSB, WGS, WI
Examination of the nature of media contents and production processes as they influence the construction of feminine and masculine identities.
13484  MST 550-01 3 Feature Film Script Analysis  M 2:00-4:50  Brown 215  Emily D. Edwards WGS, SI
Analysis of the key structural and thematic elements of feature screenplays.
12923  PHI 301-01 3 Philosophy of Race and Gender  WEB      Janine Jones AFS, WGS, WI
Philosophy of Race and Gender provides historical background for understanding racial inequalities; it focuses on the concepts of race and gender and how they are connected to racism and sexism, and explores the concept of intersectionality in order to examine the problem of interlocking oppressions. Students are expected to aim to effectively communicate thoughts, ideas, and concepts through written assignments and classroom participation.
16312 PSC 336-01 3 Women and the Law MW  2:00-3:15 Curry 247 Carisa Showden WGS
Examination of interaction between women and the legal system. Role of women in legal professions and the impact of the legal system on women in American society.
10216 SOC 225-01 3 Race, Class and Gender: Social Inequality MW 2:00-3:15 SOEB 206 Shelly Brown-Jeffy AFS, WGS
Study of social inequalities, with a particular focus on race, class, and gender.
16251 SOC 329-01 3 Sociological Perspectives on Gender MW 2:00-3:15 Graham 207 Gwen Hunnicutt WGS
Inquiry into status of women in society with emphasis on socialization, structural and institutional relationships, and continuities and discontinuities in women's roles across the life cycle.
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