Gender, Digital Media, and Social Curation (3)
Brings together analytic frameworks in feminist
theory and gender studies with emerging bodies of theory about digital media,
social media, and digital humanities.
Prerequisite: 01:988:202 or 04:567:215.
Gender, Culture, and Representation (3)
Examines how gender is represented in cultural texts and artifacts; introduces students to theories of representation.
Gender, Art, and Society (3)
Women artists, their achievements, and impact. Social and cultural reasons for their
neglect in the visual arts and how that neglect is being remedied today. Different ways in which men and women are depicted in art and how those differences relate to culture and society.
Please note that this is an online course.
Gender and the Body: Representation and Pornography (3)
Examination of representations of gendered
bodies in art, sexuality, gender, politics, and pornography. Examines how to
understand who defines what is obscene and why some work is called pornography.
Gender, Race, and Contemporary Art (3)
Intersection of gender and race in contemporary American
art. Black and white racial politics in relation to gender and contemporary art
in the United States. Special focus on African-American artists.
Homosexuality and Visual Culture (3)
Central role of homosexuality and homoeroticism
in visual culture in the distant and recent past as well as the present. Marginalization of homosexual artists, critics, and patrons despite direct participation in cultural production of art and popular culture.
Gender, Race, and Visual Media (3)
Examines visual culture, especially Hollywood
cinema and television, in light of the economic structure of neoliberalism.
Race, gender, and sexuality as sites of power; visual texts; connections
between culture and politics.
Gender and Consumption (3)
Introduces feminist approaches to consumption through readings that examine the relation of consumption to body, race, nation, and sex work.
Prerequisite: 01:988:101 or 201 or 235 or permission of instructor.
Theories of Women and Film (3)
Basic concepts in feminist film theory; the female voice in cinema; representations of women in classical Hollywood film; films made by women.
Topics in Women's and Gender Studies: Gender, Race, and Technoscience (3)
Selected topics in women's and gender studies. Topics vary each semester. Consult department.
Capstone in Gender and Media (3)
Development, discussion, production, and critique of
a project related to gender, media, and technology. Written and oral project presentation, and options to also
create an in-depth multimedia component to the project, complete an internship,
or complete a service-learning experience.