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GSW 101: Introduction to Women’s Studies (Fall 2016; Fall 2017)

  This course provides introduction to the major issues addressed by gender, sexuality, and women’s studies with an emphasis on interdisciplinary social science theories and methodologies involved in gaining accurate knowledge about women’s lives and contributions to society, both within … Continue reading

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ENG 261: British Literature II (1798-Present) (Spring 2017)

My ENG 261 course focuses on central cultural and literary debates of British literature in the Romantic, Victorian, Modern, and Postmodern periods. While discussing and writing about debates such as the role of women to the conflict between science and … Continue reading

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ENG/GSW 279: Women Writers (Fall 2016)

Data & Dames British Women Writers & Information Technology As a study of women writers through a survey of significant poetry, drama, fiction, nonfiction, and/or film, this course focused on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century women poets, novelists, journalists, and life writers … Continue reading

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ENG 273: International Steampunk Literature & Culture (Fall 2014; Spring 2016)

My ENG 273: Studies in International Literature course focuses on international steampunk literature. A sub-genre of science fiction and fantasy, steampunk literature involves an alternate historical and retro-futuristic re-imagining of nineteenth-century literature and culture. Specifically, it is concerned with how … Continue reading

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GSW 201: Introduction to LGBTQ Studies (Spring 2014; Spring 2015; Spring 2017; Spring 2018)

This course will provide an introduction into Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Studies. Considering LGBTQ Studies as an interdisciplinary field, this course will focus on how the central concepts of sexual orientation and gender identity work within history, … Continue reading

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ENG 284: Science Fiction & Fantasy Literature (Spring 2015)

Working from an expansive conception of what constitutes science fiction and fantasy literature, this class will explore how these genres have constructed and deconstructed gender identity and sexuality at the intersections of race, class, ethnicity, imperialism, ability, and age. Examining … Continue reading

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