Women & Gender Studies Institute

Group A & B Courses

GROUP A: Courses with a Primary Focus on Women and Gender Relations

Please note that certain courses are offered in alternating years, or every three years.

Anthropology
ANT343H        Social Anthropology of Gender
ANT456H        Queer Ethnography
ANT460H        Global Perspectives on Women’s Health
ANT477H        Transnational Korea in and Outside the Peninsula
JAL355H        Language and Gender

Art
FAH425H        Studies in Medieval Art and Gender

Canadian Studies
UNI335H          Black Canadian Studies

Caribbean Studies
NEW325H        Caribbean Women Thinkers

Classics
CLA219H        Women in Antiquity
CLA319H        Sexuality and Gender in Classical Literature

East Asian Studies    
EAS462H        Ethnographic Literature on Korea: Class, Gender and Family

English
ENG307H        Women Writers, 1660-1800
ENG355H        Indigenous Women’s Literature

Equity Studies
NEW240Y        Introduction to Equity Studies
NEW341H        Theories and Histories in Equity Studies
NEW449H        Contemporary Theories in Disability Studies

French
FRE304H        Contemporary French Women’s Prose Fiction

Geography
GGR320H        Geographies of Transnationalism, Migration and Gender
GGR327H        Geography and Gender

German
GER421H        Gender and Identity

Health Studies
UNI237H        Introduction to HIV/AIDS: Health, Sexuality and Gender

History
HIS202H        Gender, Race and Science
HIS205Y         Topics in Women’s History
HIS297Y        History of Africa from a Gender Perspective
HIS306H        Culture, Society and Gender in England, 1560–1730
HIS348H        Topics in Gender History
HIS354H        Men, Gender & Power in Europe from the Renaissance to the French Revolution
HIS363H        Dynamics of Gender in Canadian History
HIS383H        African Women from Colonial Conquest to the Era of Structural Adjustment
HIS406H        Advanced Topics in Gender History
HIS431H        Gender and the Holocaust
HIS446H        Gender and Slavery in the Atlantic World
HIS448H        Gender in East and Southeast Asia
HIS474H        Historical Narratives of Caribbean Decolonisation
HIS481H        Elite Women, Power, and Modernity in Twentieth Century Africa

Italian
ITA455H        Women Writers in Italy

Kinesiology and Physical Education*
* Students require permission of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education to enrol in KPE courses.
KPE200H        Sport, Physical Culture and the Human Condition
KPE300H        Physical Culture and Social Inequality
KPE401H         International Development through Sport

Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations
NMC284H        Judaism and Feminism
NMC384H1      Life Cycle and Personal Status in Judaism
NMC484H        Gender-related Topics in Law and Religion

Philosophy
PHL243H        Philosophy of Human Sexuality
PHL367H        Philosophy of Feminism

Political Science
POL344Y        Social Movements in Europe and North America
POL351H        Gender, Politics, and Public Policy in Comparative Perspective
POL432H        Feminist Theory: Challenges to Legal and Political Thought
POL450H        Women and Politics
JPU315H        Sexual Diversity Politics
JPP343H        Women in Western Political Thought

Psychology
PSY323H        Sex Roles and Behaviour

Religion
RLG235H       Religion, Gender and Sexuality
RLG311H        Gender, Body and Sexuality in Asian Traditions
RLG312H        Gender, Body and Sexuality in Islam
RLG313H        Gender, Sexuality and Religion in the West
RLG315H        Rites of Passage
RLG416H        Topics in Religion and Gender

Renaissance Studies
VIC341H        The Self and Society: Women, Men and Children
VIC342H        Women and Writing in the Renaissance
VIC343Y        Sex and Gender

Sexual Diversity Studies
SDS346H        Feminist and Queer Approaches to Technology
SDS377H        Lesbian Studies

Slavic Languages and Literatures
SLA248H        Women and Women’s Themes in Ukrainian Literature
SLA453H        Women in East European Fiction and Autobiography

Sociology
SOC214H        Family Patterns
SOC265H        Gender and Society
SOC314H        Family Relations (formerly SOC214Y)
SOC365H        Gender Relations
SOC366H        Women and Work
SOC367H        Race Class Gender
SOC383H        The Sociology of Women and International Migration
SOC465H        Exploring the Complexities of Gender

Spanish
SPA382H        Spanish American Women in Art, Film, and Literature

Visual Studies
VIS209H        Women in Visual Art

GROUP B: Courses with a Minor Focus on Women and Gender Relations

Please note that certain courses are offered in alternating years, or every three years.

Anthropology
ANT329H        Language and Power Structure
ANT427H        Language, Ideology, and Political Economy

Art
FAH246H        Art Since 1900

Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health
NEW214H        Socially Engaged Buddhism

Canadian Studies
UNI325H        Queerly Canadian

Caribbean Studies
NEW424Y        The Capitalist Press and the New Imperialism

Cinema Studies
CIN332Y          Screening Race

East Asian Studies
EAS314H1      Culture & World After Hiroshima & Nagasaki

English
ENG270Y        Colonial and Postcolonial Writing
ENG273Y        Queer Writing
ENG323H        Austen and Her Contemporaries
ENG370H        Postcolonial and Transnational Discourses

Equity Studies
NEW241Y        Introduction to Disability Studies
NEW344Y        Equity and the Body
NEW345H        Equity and Activism in Education

French
FCS390H        Cultural Studies in France: Foucault and after

German
GER250H        Topics in German Film History

Geography
GGR328H        Labour Geographies
GGR363H        Critical Geographies: An Introduction to Radical Ideas on Space, Society and Culture
GGR457H        The Post-War Suburbs

Health Studies
UNI211H        Canadian Health Policy
UNI310H        Emerging Issues in Health and Social Policy
UNI330H        Population Health

History
HIS459H        Soviet History and Film, 1921–1946

Italian Studies
ITA493H        Italian-Canadian Literature II: Identity and Voice

Kinesiology and Physical Education*
*Students require permission from the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education to enrol in KPE courses.
KPE303H        Physical Cultural Studies and Public Policy
KPE403H        Body and Health in Physical Culture

Paradigms and Archetypes
NEW302Y        C.G. Jung: Analytical Psychology as Interpretive Practice

Philosophy
PHL268H        Philosophy and Social Criticism
PHL281H        Bioethics
PHL373H        Issues in Environmental Ethics
PHL380H        Global Bioethics
PHL384H        Ethics, Genetics and Reproduction

Political Science
POL480H        Pluralism, Justice and Equality: Political Imaginaries of Global Justice and Global Democracy
JPR364Y        Religion and Politics
JPR461H        Globalization and Indigenous Politics

Sexual Diversity Studies
SDS255H        History and Sexualities
SDS256H        Social Science of Sexuality
SDS345H        Sex and the Epidemic
SDS354H        Theories of Sexuality I: The Foundations
SDS355H        Theories of Sexuality II: Contemporary Perspectives
SDS365H        Sexuality and the Law
SDSI379H      Queer Popular Culture
SDS475H        The New Queer Visibility
SDS477H        Transgender Studies
SDS478H        Queer Musics

Sociology
SOC207Y        Sociology of Work and Occupations
SOC220H        Social Inequality in Canada
SOC281H        Culture and Inequality
SOC309Y        HIV and AIDS: Social Policies and Programs
SOC410H        Sexuality and Modernity

Spanish and Portuguese
PRT351H        Literature and the Age of Discovery
SPA380H        Colonial Literatures and Cultures

Visual Studies
VIS310H        Imaging the Political