Concentrations

While meeting the requirements of the major as stipulated above, students have the option to pursue a program of study within the major leading to a concentration in one of the following four areas:

  1. Globalization and Poverty
  2. Social Justice and Violence
  3. Sexuality Studies
  4. Cultural and Media Representations of Gender

A concentration would include the completion of five courses from one of the lists below, of which a minimum of two must be core elective courses offered by the women's studies program, and as many as three may be cross-listed electives. Upon the approval of the Director of the program, students may count appropriated courses that are not listed here towards the concentration.


AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

1. Globalization and Poverty

  • Gender and International Development*
  • Gender and Global Laws
  • Questioning Inequalities: Gender, Race, Class, and Sexuality*
  • Women's International Human Rights*
  • Women and Violence*
  • Gender, Labor, and Sexuality in Postcolonial World*
  • Labor, Globalization, and Sexuality*
  • ANTH-315 On the Move: Transnational Migration*
  • GOVT-409 Comparative Ethnic Religious Conflict*
  • JUPS-123 Introduction to Peace and Justice Studies*
  • MAAS-532 Women and Gender in Arab World*
  • SOCI-249 Family and Gender in Japan*
  • SPAN-435 19th Century Latin American Novel*

2. Social Justice and Violence

  • Gender and Global Laws
  • Women's Health in the 21st Century
  • Women and the Law
  • Women's International Human Rights*
  • Women in American Politics
  • Women and Violence*
  • Violence, Gender, and Human Rights*
  • ANTH-315 On the Move: Transnational Migration*
  • ENGL-179 Staging Anti-Slavery
  • ENGL-212 Gender/Class/Culture
  • GOVT-409 Comparative Ethnic and Religious Conflict*
  • HIST-293 Black History and Black Culture
  • HIST-467 Islamic Law/Women/Gender*
  • JUPS-123 Introduction to Justice and Peace Studies*
  • PHIL-518 Gender & Inequality
  • SOCI-299 Family Patterns
  • THEO-133 Womanist Spirituality
  • THEO-047 Womanist Theology

3. Sexuality Studies

  • Context for Sexuality Studies
  • Sexual Politics
  • Athletics and Gender
  • Questioning Inequalities: Gender, Race, Class, and Sexuality
  • Women's Health in the 21st Century
  • Women and Violence
  • Labor, Globalization, and Sexuality
  • ANTH-315 On the Move: Transnational Migration
  • ENGL-104 Medieval Sexualities
  • ENGL-170 Sexuality in US Literature 1790-1900
  • GERM-043 Gateway: Witches
  • HIST-417 Gender/Generation: Africa
  • HIST-436 Women and Gender in Modern Europe
  • HIST-455 Gender/Sexuality in Latin America*
  • MAAS-532 Women and Gender in Arab World*
  • SOCI-249 Family and Gender in Japan
  • THEO-221 Adam and Eve

4. Cultural and Media Representations of Gender

  • Women and Literature*
  • Other Women: Cultural Representations of Gender*
  • Nationalism, Religion, and Gender in South Asia*
  • Athletics and Gender
  • ENGL-170 Sexuality in US Literature: 1790-1900
  • ENGL-178 American Women Critics
  • ENGL-212 Gender/Class/Culture
  • ENGL-261 20th Century American Poetry
  • GERM-043 Gateway: Witches
  • HIST-293 Black History, Black Culture
  • HIST-417 Gender/Generation: Africa*
  • HIST-436 Women and Gender in Modern Europe
  • HIST-455 Gender/Sexuality in Latin America*
  • ITAL-040 Gateway: Mystical Literature
  • LING-333 Cross-Cultural Communication
  • LING-343 Women, Men, and Language
  • SOCI-299 Family Patterns
  • SPAN-350 Contemporary Spanish Women Writers
  • SPAN-435 19th Century Latin American Novel*
  • SPAN-497 Gender and Medieval Iberia Literature
  • THEO-136 Medieval Women Mystics
  • THEO-178 Politics of Gender: World Religions*
  • THEO-221 Adam and Eve

The courses with the non-Western emphasis are denoted with an asterisk.

(For course listings for Women's and Gender Studies see http://explore.georgetown.edu/courses/)