Fall 2017 Graduate Women's and Gender Studies Courses
Course offerings are subject to change. For any questions on required Women's and Gender Studies courses, contact the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies and/or refer to the course catalog. For questions on courses offered by other departments, contact the department the course is offered by.
ENG 5331. Studies in American Poetry.
Selected poets with a survey of their works. Recent emphases include Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Southern poetry, Denise Levertov, and Robert Bly.Repeatable with different emphases for up to nine hours of English credit
ENG 5332. Studies in American Prose.
Selected authors with special attention to novels. Recent emphases include William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Richard Wright, and Zora Neale Hurston. Repeatable with different emphases for up to nine hours of English credit. (MULT)
ENG 5368. Studies in Victorian Prose.
Major Victorian prose writers with emphasis on scholarship and aesthetics as well as cultural and historical background. Recent emphases include George Eliot, non-fiction Victorian prose, Victorian women novelists, and Charles Dickens. Repeatable with different emphases for up to nine hours of English credit
ENG 5388. Studies in Literature for Children or Adolescents.
A study of contemporary works, extending the student’s knowledge of the literature and criticism in the field. Typical emphases are generic and/or thematic and include picture books, the contemporary novel, and the children’s classics on film. Repeatable with different emphases for up to nine hours of English credit
ENG 5395. Problems in Language and Literature.
Recent emphases include literary technique and literary theory. Repeatable with different emphases for up to nine hours of English credit
PHIL 5301. Applied Philosophy.
Practical application of methods and teaching of philosophy to such major areas of human experience as religion, science, morality, politics, art, or literature. The study of one or more of these areas will demonstrate how philosophy contributes to the identification of issues as well as their resolution. May be repeated twice for credit
PHIL 5325. Philosophy of Sex and Love.
Critical examination of major philosophical theories on sex and love from ancient to modern times
PHIL 5388. Problems in Philosophy.
Independent study open to students on individual or small group basis. May be repeated for credit
SPAN 5310E. Topics in Hispanic Literature.
A study of Hispanic cultural issues through film and additional readings
WS 5376. Images of Women.
This course, one of two multidisciplinary team-taught women’s studies courses, is a survey of the changing images of women in the U.S. since 1800 through the eyes of historians, writers, artists, orators, the media, and educators
WS 5388. Independent Research in Women and Gender Studies.
Independent research course open to students on an individual or small group basis. The research area in Women and Gender Studies, bibliography, and study paper outline are to be approved by the instructor. Prerequisite: Approval of the Director of Multicultural and Gender Studies
*Denotes a topics course. Topics courses are offered on a selective basis and may count toward the minor with permission from the Director of the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies and the Dean of the Graduate College.
**This course is for communication minors only.
***Students may also request permission to stack an undergraduate women's studies course as a graduate course; this option must be approved on a case-by-case basis by the department chair and director of the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies.