Below you will find a list of our current or recent offerings. See the course catalog for descriptions and updated information.

  • 04-001 Selected Topics
    May be repeated with change in topic. (H)
  • 04-002 Selected Topics
    May be repeated with change in topic. (H)
  • 04-003 Selected Topics
    May be repeated with change in topic. (H)
  • 04-004 Selected Topics
    May be repeated with change in topic. (H)
  • 04-104 Introduction to Feminist Studies
    An introduction to the subject matter and methodology of feminist studies. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H) (ScS) (SJ)
  • 04-124 Introduction to Feminist Philosophy
    See Philosophy 18-194. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H) (SJ)
  • 04-134 Latina/o Identities
    See Philosophy 18-124. Also Latin American and Border Studies 06-514. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H)
  • 04-164 Gender and Politics
    See Political Science 32-174. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (ScS)
  • 04-184 Theories of Race
    See Philosophy 18-184. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H)
  • 04-204 Feminist Theories and Methods
    This course traces the intellectual traditions of contemporary feminist theories and practices. Topics will include feminist methodologies and the formation of, and challenges to, the discipline of Feminist Studies. Prerequisite: Feminist Studies 04-104. (Fall, biennially) (H) (WA) .
  • 04-224 Women, Goddesses and Religion
    See Religion 19-324. Also Anthropology 35-364. (H) (IP) (WA)
  • 04-234 Gender and Sexuality
    See Sociology 34-234. (ScS)
  • 04-254 Sustainable Food & Agriculture
    See Environmental Studies 49-284. (ScS) (SJ)
  • 04-274 Art in China Since 1911
    See Art History 71-264. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (FAL) (WA) (IP)
  • 04-284 Topics in Feminist Theory
    Using an interdisciplinary framework, this course traces key debates in contemporary feminist theory. Areas of concentration might include theories of the body, queer theory, migration and borders, critical race theory, or methodology. (H)
  • 04-294 Childhood and Youth
    See Sociology 34-274. (ScS)
  • 04-301 Selected Topics
    May be repeated with change in topic. (H)
  • 04-302 Selected Topics
    May be repeated with change in topic. (H)
  • 04-303 Selected Topics
    May be repeated with change in topic. (H)
  • 04-304 Selected Topics
    May be repeated with change in topic. (H)
  • 04-314 Odd Ducks: Critical Animality
    This course focuses on the boundaries of the human and the animal, taking up questions of species, belonging, and marginalization. It explores attributions of animality and objecthood; examines how the categories of gender, race, sex, and disability have been created alongside categories of human, animal, and thing; and traces the ideological work of species. Contributes to Environmental Studies and Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H) (WA)
  • 04-324 Race, Class and Gender in the Caribbean
    See Anthropology 35-244. Also Latin American and Border Studies 06-754. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies (ScS) (SJ)
  • 04-334 Latinx Spiritualities Spiritualities
    See Anthropology 35-254. Also Latin American and Border Studies 06-764. Contributes to Environmental Studies and Race and Ethnicity Studies. (SJ) (ScS)
  • 04-344 Animals and Religion
    See Religion 19-344. Contributes to Environmental Studies. (H)
  • 04-354 Witch, Queen, Prostitute, Wife
    See History 16-394. (H) (IP)
  • 04-364 The Embodied Self
    See Philosophy 18-324. (H)
  • 04-374 Feminist Ethics
    See Philosophy 18-374. (H) .
  • 04-384 History of Human Rights
    See History 16-384. (H) (SJ)
  • 04-394 Gender and Sexuality in Religion
    See Religion 19-354. (H)
  • 04-404 Women and Politics in Europe and Asia
    See Political Science 32-654. (ScS) (SJ)
  • 04-414 Feminism and Art History
    See Art History 71-554. (Biennially) (FAL) (WA) (SJ)
  • 04-434 Sick, Ill, and Twisted: Race, Sex, and Disability in the U.S.
    This course surveys constructions of illness, disability and embodied difference. Drawing on insights from disability studies and feminist, queer, and critical race theory, assumptions about normal and abnormal bodies and minds will be examined. Topics to be addressed include medical and political models of disability, the transnational freak show circuit, the possibility of deaf and disability cultures, local and global disparities in health care, and the unequal distribution of illness and disability across gender, race, class and nation. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H) (WA)
  • 04-444 Feminist Studies in German
    See German 12-454. (H)
  • 04-454 Race & Immigration Spanish Literature
    See Spanish 15-454. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H) (WA)
  • 04-464 Feminist and Queer Activism
    This course will address topics including: definitions and concepts of activism, characteristics of feminist and queer activism; the relationship between activist practices and theoretical histories; and possible points of connection among feminist, queer and anti-racist theories and movements. Students will be required to engage in activist projects of their choosing, either individually or in collaboration with other students in the class. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H)
  • 04-484 Communication, Culture & Social Justice
    See Communication Studies 75-434. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H) (SJ)
  • 04-494 Global Environmental Justice
    See Anthropology 35-334. Contributes to Environmental Studies and Race and Ethnicity Studies. (SJ) (ScS)
  • 04-504 Identity and Media
    See Communication Studies 75-614. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H)
  • 04-514 Borderlands and Religion
    See Religion 19-314. Also Latin American and Border Studies 06-554. (H)
  • 04-524 Race and Ethnicity
    See Sociology 34-264. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (ScS)
  • 04-534 Rhetoric of Womens Rights
    See Communication Studies 75-264. (H) (SJ)
  • 04-554 Feminist Film Theory
    See English 10-454 (H).
  • 04-564 Gender and Communication
    See Communication Studies 75-564. (H) (SJ)
  • 04-574 Topics in Womens Literature
    See English 10-854. (H)
  • 04-584 Social Class in the U.S. See Sociology 34-314
    See Sociology 34-324. (ScS)
  • 04-604 Topics in Literature and Culture
    See French 11-604. (H) (WA)
  • 04-614 Theatre for Social Chng: Prac & Perform Theory
    See Theatre 72-614. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (FAP) (SJ)
  • 04-634 Topics in Romanticism
    See English 10-664. (H)
  • 04-644 Music and Identity
    See Communication Studies 75-644. (H)
  • 04-654 Gender, Race & Nationalism in Spanish Cinema
    See Spanish 15-644. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (WA) (H)
  • 04-664 Topics in Victorian Literature and Culture
    See English 10-674. (H)
  • 04-694 Topics in Contemporary Literature
    See English 10-864. (H)
  • 04-724 Feminism and Performance
    See Theatre 72-724. Also Communication Studies 75-524. (FAP) (WA) (SJ)
  • 04-734 Transnational Identity Narratives
    See German 12-714. Also Environmental Studies 49-714. (H) (IP)
  • 04-744 Texts/Contexts
    This course provides practice in close readings of texts as they relate to multiple fields of study. Topics may include Self and Other, Genius and Madness, the Figure of the Artist, Memory and Identity, Texts of Catastrophes, Transnational Writing in German or Texts of German Environmentalism. Students continue to enlarge their repertoire of strategies for processing meaning and practice increasingly sophisticated modes of expression. Intensive work develops advanced proficiency in academic writing for research purposes and oral expression. May be repeated with change in topic. Prerequisite: One course from German 12-314, 12-334, or 12-354. (H) (WA)
  • 04-764 American Ethnic Literature
    See English 10-874. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H) (SJ) (WA)
  • 04-774 Slavery & Freedom in the Atlantic World
    See History 16-454. Contributes to Race and Ethnicity Studies. (H) (SJ) (IP )
  • 04-784 The Tudors: Politics & Culture,1485-1603
    See History 16-354. (H) (IP)
  • 04-934 Senior Seminar
    (Spring) (WA)