Spring 2018

Women, Gender & Sexuality Courses

WGS 2100-100  Intro to Gender and Sexuality Studies   Field

WGS 2100-002  Intro to Gender & Sexuality Studies    Speidel  

WGS 2100-003  Intro to Gender & Sexuality Studies    Arnold

WGS 2224-001  Black Femininities and Masculinities in Media  Shutt

WGS 2224-002  Black Femininities and Masculinities in Media  Shutt

Spring 2018

Women, Gender & Sexuality Courses

WGS 2100-100  Intro to Gender and Sexuality Studies   Field

WGS 2100-002  Intro to Gender & Sexuality Studies    Speidel  

WGS 2100-003  Intro to Gender & Sexuality Studies    Arnold

WGS 2224-001  Black Femininities and Masculinities in Media  Shutt

WGS 2224-002  Black Femininities and Masculinities in Media  Shutt

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring “From Marriage Equality to Campus Safety: The Role of the Modern Attorney General”

The University of Virginia’s Women, Gender & Sexuality Program will host Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring.  He will discuss the role of the Virginia Attorney General’s office in issues such as same-sex marriage and campus safety, and he will field questions from the audience. The event is free and open to the public,to be held in the Kaleidoscope Room, on the 3rd floor of Newcomb Hall. .
The Women, Gender & Sexuality Program is hosting Herring in partnership with the UVA Department of Politics, the UVA Women’s Center and the UVA LGBT Center.

Patterson

Selected Publications:

Handbook of Psychological and Sexual Orientation (Oxford University Press, 2013)
Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Identities and Youth (Oxford University Press, 2001)
Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Identities in Families (Oxford University Press, 1998)
Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Identities Over the Lifespan (Oxford University Press, 1995)

 

 

 

WGS 4101

This course focuses on women's autobiographical texts and the diverse ways authors explore issues surrounding identity, power, and resistance in their narratives. We will read compelling accounts of imprisonment, reseravation life, political detention, and more, while closely examining women's particpation in ongoing struggles for social justice. 

WGS 2559 (GB VIolence)

This course is open to undergraduate students who wish to reduce gender-based violence through peer education and engagement. This course will introduce students to various theories on the causes of gender-based violence as well as evidence-based intervention strategies, including public health approaches to violence prevention, and effective program planning.

WGS 3680

This course explores how Italian women writers have represented food in their short stories, novels and autobiographies in dialogue with the culture and society from late nineteenth century to the present. These lectures will offer a close reading of the symbolic meaning of food in narrative and the way it intersects with Italian women’s socio-cultural history, addressing issues of gender, identity and politics of the body. Also offered as ITTR 3680.

WGS 2224

Addresses the role the media has played in creating images and understandings of “Blackness” in the United States, particularly where it converges with popular ideologies about gender.  Combined with MDST 2240.

WGS 3625

The main focus of this class is the culture and values of development practitioners, and how these shape ideas of development itself. It explores the interconnected processes, relationships, and spaces through which development practitioners and planners learn, live , work, and encounter (or not) people who are the targets of development plans and interventions.

WGS 4340

Examines leading feminist contributions to, and gendered critiques of, theories of international relations including (but not limited to) war, peace and security; international political economy; and international institutions and organizations.

 

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