1000 Level Courses

WS 1020E INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S STUDIES
Instructors: Laura Cayen (sec 001) & Kim Verwaayen (sec 002)
Section 001 class times: Mondays 1:30 - 3:30 pm plus one hour tutorial 
Location: UCC 146
Section 002 class times: Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:30 pm plus one hour tutorial
Location: SH 3345

An introductory and interdisciplinary survey of the status of women in contemporary, historical, and cross-cultural perspective, this course explores how gender and other differences are established or challenged through various institutional and individual practices. With a focus on feminist resistance to sexual, socio-cultural, economic, racial, and political oppression worldwide, we will appraise the implications of these practices for women's everyday lives. 2 lecture hours plus one hour tutorial, 1.0 course.


WS 1021F INTRODUCTION TO SEXUALITY STUDIES
Instructor: Jessica Cameron
Class times: Wednesdays 1:30 - 3:30 pm plus one hour tutorial 
Location: SEB 1059

We will be introducing students to current social and political issues in sexuality studies, with a focus on contemporary issues around sexuality, including formation of sexual identities, sexual practices and politics, policing of sexuality, questions of sexual diversity, and the historical and global nature of ideas and controversies around sexuality. 2 hours plus a one hour tutorial, 0.5 course


WS 1022G GENDER, JUSTICE AND CHANGE
Instructor: Bipasha Baruah
Class times: Wednesdays 1:30 - 3:30 pm plus one hour tutorial
Location: AHB 1R40

The 21st century is a period of accelerating change focused around issues of gender, justice and activism. This course will introduce students to the ways in which movements for justice and change are informed by and take up gender issues in matters of education, health, poverty, globalization, the environment, etc. 2 hours plus a one hour tutorial, 0.5 course