ArtHis 584
Gr.Thm.: Women in Contemporary Art
Anne Mochon
Wednesday 2:30-5:15

See department for course description.

Women in Antiquity
Elizabeth Keitel
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:25

Lives, roles, contributions, and status of women in Greek and Roman societies, as reflected in classical literature and the archaelogical record.

ComHl 213/EDUC 213
Peer Health Education I
L. Turkovsky
Tuesday 2:30-5:00

Training course. Students participate in campus outreach projects while learning specific information on the primary health issues for college students; alcohol and other drug use, sexual decision- making, contraception, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, eating disorders and stress management techniques. Class involves personal health assessment such as personal alcohol and drug survey, small group discussions, guest lectures, role playing, team building and public speaking exercises. Class size limited to 20. Students must complete an application and process for admission to the Peer Health Education Program. This course is the first course in a year-long academic course.

ComHl 214/EDUC 214
Peer Health Education II
Sally Damon
Wednesday 1:25-3:55

Utilizing the skills and information from EDUC/ComHl 213, students are prepared to conduct educational programs in the residence halls and Greek areas. Significant group facilitation, workshop presentation and health education program planning training. Campus outreach projects include World AIDS day, Safe Spring Break, Designated Driver, and Safer Sex Campaigns. Advanced peers serve as mentors to the first semester peer health educators, and may elect to continue in the program through independent study credits. Consent of instructor required. Prerequisite: EDUC/ComHl 213.

ComHI 396
Independent Study-Women's Health Project
Sally Damon
By arrangement

Health Education offers the following health programs: Peer Health Connections, Queer Peer Educ., Not Ready for Bedtime Players (NRBP), Women's Health Program, and Contraceptive Choices. Students can receive 1-3 credits for their involvement. Contact Health Education at 577-5181 to make arrangements.

Russia in Film: Race, Sex and Violence on the Russian Screen
Laszlo Dienes
Monday 2:30-4:25 Disc.Tuesday 1:00-2:15

Lecture, discussion. Course will provide an introduction to the history of Russian cinema and some of its greatest masters as well as to introduce students to some of the beauties and problems of (mostly) 20th century (pre-and post-Communist) Russian life and society through the medium of film. The three main themes will be a) race, racial relations (ethnic Semitism, gypsies, etc.); sex and gender issues, changing attitudes to sexuality and family structures; and c) violence, both public and private, in modern Russian life. Prerequisites: none (although some background in Russian/Soviet or film studies would be highly desirable); no knowledge of Russian required. Requirements: keeping a journal (diary, running commentary, observations, etc.) on all the films to be submitted twice during the semester; two written projects.

CS 597B
SBTP-Dress, Gender & Culture
Susan Michelman
Tuesday, Thursday 2:30-3:45

An interdisciplinary and cross-cultural exploration of dress as one of the most significant markers of gender identity. Students will analyze this relationship by studying ethnographic areas ranging from Asia, Europe, Africa, to North and South America. Current research will be examined as well as studies on historical data. Prerequisite CS 155. Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students only.

ECON 348/WOST 391E
Political Economy of Women
Lisa Saunders
Tuesday, Thursday 9:30-10:45

Uses a wide range of women's issues to teach varied economic principles and theories. Popular women's topics in past semesters include women's increasing labor force participation; gender differences in hiring, promotions, and earnings; the growing poverty rate for female headed households; trade policy effects on women in the US and other countries; and race and class differences in the economic opportunities of women. Empirical assessment of women's work in the market and in the home in the US and other countries. Reconsideration of traditional issues of political economy, comparative economic history, and labor economics

EDUC 213/COmHl 213
Peer Health Education I
L. Turkovsky
Tuesday 2:30-5:30

Contact instructor. See ComHl 213 for course description.

EDUC 214/ComHl 2154
Peer Health Education II
Sally Damon
Wednesday 1:25-3:55

See ComHl 214 for course description.

Sexism (1 credit)
Barbara Love
Saturday 10/3 and Sunday 10/4

This social issues course meets for one weekend. There is a mandatory organizational meeting on Thursday, September 17th in the Campus Center Auditorium from 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.. Students will not be admitted to the course if they do not attend this session. Mandatory P/F grading.

S.-Peer Educ./Sexual Harassment
Diana Fordham
Tuesday, Thursday 3:00-4:30

See department for course description.

ENGL 132
Man and Woman in Literature (ALD)
6 lectures & residential education - please check Pre-Registration Guide for Times

Literature treating the relationship between man and woman. Topics may include the nature of love, the image of the hero and of the heroine, and definitions, past and present, of the masculine and feminine. 100 level courses do not count toward Women's Studies major.

ENGL 378
American Women Writers
Margot Culley
Tuesday, Thursday 9:30-10:45

See department for course description.

Contemporary Feminist Theater
Jenny Spencer
Tuesday, Thursday 11:15-12:30

See department for course description.

French Women Writers (taught in French)
Dianne Sears
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:10

See department for course description.

GER 363
Witches: Myth and Historical Reality
Susan Cocalis
Tuesday, Thursday 4:00-5:15 p.m.

The course examines the image of the witch used in witch trials and what kind of women were accused as witches in early modern Europe and the Americas. Mythological texts, studies on popular magic, prosecution records of witch trials, theories about female witchcraft, the social role of women, early dramas and poems about witches, woodcuts and paintings of witches will be studied. In English. No prerequisites. 3 credits.

HIST 388
U.S. Women's History To 1890 (HSD)
Joyce Berkman
Tuesday, Thursday 1:25 p.m., plus discussion section

Lecture and discussions. U.S. women's experience 1890 to the present, exploring female consciousness and gender relationships analyzing customs, attitudes, policies, laws concerning women's place; attention to social class, ethnicity, race, gender, religion, regionality, sexual preference. Interdisciplinary methodology. Assorted paperbacks--fiction and nonfiction. Course journal or two essays. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or higher.

Cultural History
Kathy Peiss
Tuesday 1:00-4:00

Seminar Women, Men and Journalism
Karen List
Tuesday 1:00-3:45

Seniors and Juniors only. This course looks at issues surrounding the participation and portrayal of women in American journalism from colonial to contemporary times. It focuses on women journalists and the obstacles they have faced as well as on coverage of women from the 18th century through today and the context of the news-editorial aspect of newspapers, magazines, and broadcasting. Parallels are drawn with other groups, including African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans.

Family and Sexuality in Judaism
J. Berkovitz
Tuesday, Thursday 1:00-2:15

An examination of transformations in the Jewish family and attitudes toward sexuality in Judaism, from antiquity to the present. Topics include love, sexuality, and desire in the Bible and Talmud; marriage and divorce through the ages; position and treatment of children; sexuality and spirituality in the Kabbalah; sexual stereotypes in American Jewish culture and Israeli society. Interdisciplinary readings draw on rabbinic literature, comparative Christian and Islamic sources, historical and scientific research on family and sexuality, and contemporary fiction.

PHIL 381
Philosophy of Women
Eileen O'Neill

General overview of philosophies of women, their role in society, and their relation to men. Representative Western philosophers and their views on women, feminist theories of male dominance, and contemporary ethical and political issues: marriage, sexual preference, violence against women, women and work, and differences among women.

Psychology of Women (SBD)
Carole Beal
Tuesday, Thursday 9:30-10:45

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the psychology of women, including a review and evaluation of psychological theories and research about female development and the life experiences that primarily affect girls and women. We will consider the diversity of female experience, as well as common themes that are shared by most women. PRIORITY TO PSYCHOLOGY MAJORS.

The Psychology of Exclusion: Lesbian Experience
Bonnie Strickland
Tuesday, Thursday 9:30-10:45

Course covers history, literature, and cultural influences of being lesbian; personal and social development and "coming out" processes as one grows up a lesbian; intimacy and sexuality in same sex relationships and the difficulties related to homophobia in general society. Some attention to cross-cultural issues and examination of social advocacy in relation to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people.

Race, Sex, and Social Class (SBD)
Sarah Babb
Monday, Wednesday 11:15 plus discussion
Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 plus discussion

An overview of sociological approach to race, class and gender inequalities--especially economic inequalities-- in the contemporary United States. Some attention will also be devoted to the presidential election and its potential impact on the future of race, class and gender inequalities. Within the segment devoted to race, African Americans receive most emphasis. Readings consist of one book and selection of Xeroxed articles.

The Family (SBD)
Naomi Gerstel
Monday, Wednesday 3:35 plus discussion

Lecture, discussion. Historical development of the family: changes in household structure, in relations between husband and wife, between parents and children and among extended kin. Social forces shaping the contemporary family, from the choice of a mate, to marriage (both his and hers) and kinship, to parenting (from the perspective of both parents and children), to the diverse endings of marriage. Three exams.

Sex, Gender and the Religious Right
Janice Irvine
Monday 12:00-2:30

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors only. This course examines social conflict over "family values" with a particular emphasis on sexuality and gender. We will explore the emergence of a politicized Christian fundamentalist movement and examine its coalitions with conservative Catholics, Muslims, and Jews. We will see how this broader religious right movement has launched culture wars over such issues as abortion, sex education, teen pregnancy, and lesbian/gay issues.

Gender & Crime
Anthony Harris
Wednesday 1:25-4:25

A course on the extent and causes of gender differences in crime, from the "streets" to the "suites". Topics include problems in the general measurement of crime, historical and cross cultural differences in the gender gap, and a detailed look at the question and magnitude of gender discrimination in the American criminal justice system. This is a course on the extent and causes of gender differences in crime, not on female crime.

Queer Theories/Social Realities
Deborah Carlin
Monday, Wednesday 11:15-12:30

This course will investigate the evolving impact of queer studies both within the academy and the US society at large. Topics to be addressed will include: essentialist and constructivist theories of identity; how bisexual and transgender positionalities rupture the binary of gay/straight; queer histoiography; AIDS and representation; marriage, family and kinship issues; and queer representation in literature and film.