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Master of Arts (M.A.); Art History (Non-Thesis) — Gender and Women's Studies (45 credits)

Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

The graduate option in Gender and Women's Studies is an interdisciplinary program for students who meet the degree requirements in Art History who wish to earn 6 credits of approved coursework focusing on gender and women's studies, and issues in feminist research and methods. The final research paper must be on a topic centrally related to gender and/or women's studies. The term "research paper" here refers to the major research paper that students in the non-thesis stream normally (but not necessarily) write for a graduate seminar or independent reading course during the academic year and then revise and expand during the following summer under the supervision of a faculty member.

Research Project (18 credits)

  • ARTH 606 Research Paper Preparation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Art History : A directed reading course related to a student's specific area of research.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: For MA Art History non-thesis students only.
  • ARTH 607 Research Paper Proposal (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Art History : A proposal prepared in consultation with an advisor, detailing the research to be pursued, defining the particular argument to be advanced in the research paper and indicating the methodology to be employed.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ARTH 606.
    • Restriction: For M.A. Art History non-thesis students only.
  • ARTH 608 Research Paper 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Art History : An extended research project, pursued under supervision of a member of the Department.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: ARTH 606 and ARTH 607.
    • Restriction: For M.A. Art History non-thesis students only.
  • ARTH 609 Research Paper 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Art History : The continuation of an extended research project, pursued under supervision of a member of the Department.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: ARTH 606 and ARTH 607. ARTH 608 as prerequisite or corequisite.
    • Restriction: For M.A. Art History non-thesis students only.

Required Courses (6 credits)

Complementary Courses (21 credits)

All complementary courses must be at the 500 level or higher.

3 credits of coursework must be either:

  • WMST 602 Feminist Research Symposium (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Discussion and development of participants' research in gender and women's studies.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: WMST 601.
    • Restriction: Must be enrolled in the Option in Gender and Women's Studies.

OR, a 3-credit option-approved course taught outside of WMST (e.g., an option-approved Art History course, COMS 633 Feminist Media Studies (3), or an option-approved course taught in another discipline).

3 credits may be taken at another university in Montreal.

Language Requirement

In addition to possessing a proficiency in English and French, students must demonstrate reading knowledge of any language relating to their research project assessed by means of a written translation of a text.

Faculty of Arts—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)