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Minor Concentration Women's Studies (18 credits)

Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

This Minor concentration may be expanded to the Major Concentration Women's Studies.

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • WMST 200 Introduction to Women's Studies (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : An introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's Studies from historical and contemporary perspectives, this course will explore key concepts, issues and modes of analysis based on the intersection of gender with factors such as race, ethnicity, class, religion, and sexuality.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Fall) Julie Moreau (Summer)

  • WMST 303 Feminist Theory and Research (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : This course explores contemporary feminist theories and critiques of approaches to knowledge developed in the humanities, social, natural, and applied sciences. Feminist contributions to research and critical practices will be examined in relation to course projects.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: WMST 200
    • Restriction: Open to Women's Studies students only

Complementary Course Group B (12 credits)

Minimum of 6 credits must be at the 300 level or higher.

Maximum of 6 credits will be accepted from approved exchange programs by arrangement with the Chair of the Women's Studies Advisory Committee and subject to University approval.

Group B includes courses that significantly engage with issues of gender and/or women and/or feminism. They are offered by a range of faculties and disciplines.

  • ANTH 341 Women in Cross-cultural Perspective (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : A wide range of anthropological studies are examined and compared, along with theoretical models regarding changes in women's positions. The impact of colonialism, women and social change, and problems of women in developing societies are examined.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisites: ANTH 202 or ANTH 205, or ANTH 206, or ANTH 342, or Women's Studies Minor, or permission of instructor
  • ANTH 342 Gender, Inequality and the State (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Comparative studies of gender in stratified societies: Asia, the Mid-East, Latin and North America. Economic, political and social manifestations of gender inequality. Oppressive and egalitarian ideologies. State and institutional policies on gender, and male-female strategies. Sexual apartheid and integration.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ANTH 202, or ANTH 205, or ANTH 206, or ANTH 341, or Women's Studies Minor, or permission of instructor
  • ANTH 413 Gender in Archaeology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Relationship between the structure of the archaeological discipline and construction of gender roles in past human societies; division of tasks between men and women in subsistence activities, organization of the household and kin groups; and creation of power and prestige in a larger community.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Maria Theresia Starzmann (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: ANTH 201 or ANTH 331 or ANTH 345 or ANTH 347 or ANTH 348 or permission of instructor
  • ARTH 352 Feminism in Art and Art History (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Art History : A consideration of the impact of feminism on recent art history, focusing on the examination of gender constructions in art and theory.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • CLAS 370 Gender in the Ancient World (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : An exploration of gender roles in the Ancient Mediterranean world.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • CMPL 504 Feminist Legal Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Law (Faculty of Law)

    Overview

    Comparative Law : Feminist theory and its relevance and application to law, including feminist methodologies in law, the public versus private dichotomy, and changing conceptions of equality.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Aranzazu Recalde (Winter)

  • COMS 310 Media and Feminist Studies (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Communication Studies : Introduction to feminist studies of the media. Impact of feminist and queer theory on media studies; current issues about gender in the media. Emphasis will be placed on critical analysis of media representations of gender in relation to other social differences, such as race, class and sexuality.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Cheryl Thompson (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: One of the following: COMS 200, COMS 210, COMS 230, SDST 250, WMST 200, PHIL 242 or permission of the instructor.
  • EAST 350 Gender and Sexuality in Chinese Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Gender and sexuality in modern and/or premodern Chinese literature with emphasis on representation of gender relations, notions of masculinity and femininity, morality and sexuality. Readings from fiction, drama, poetry, and/or other genres are approached from a variety of critical perspectives.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or permission of instructor.
    • Note: Readings in English translation.
  • EAST 351 Women Writers of China (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : A study of fiction, drama, and poetry by women writers in imperial, modern, and/or contemporary China.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Grace S Fong (Winter)

    • Core course for the Women's Studies program
    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or permission of instructor.
  • EAST 370 History of Sexuality in Japan (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Social and cultural history of sexuality in Japan. Possible topics include pre-modern sexuality and relations to court, religion and anthropology; pre-modern sex and gender relations; modern sexuality and gender identities; sexuality and the rise of science; relation to nationalism; feminism and queer movements.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • EAST 390 The Chinese Family in History (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Exploration of the Chinese family in history both as an institution - in its religious, legal, economic, political aspects - and as a lived reality.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or HIST 208 or HIST 218 or permission of the instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking HIST 344.
  • EAST 466 Feminism and Japan (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Seminar dealing with issues relating to gender, the feminine, especially in the context of Japan. The course will draw on a range of theoretical frameworks, and may include the analysis of literature, film, art and popular culture.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Any East Asian Studies course above the introductory level, or permission of instructor
  • EDPE 515 Gender Identity Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theoretical models and empirical findings relevant to the development of gender identity. Special attention is given to the influence of peers in school settings. Psychological, physiological, parental, peer and cultural influences on gender identity.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 208, EDPE 300 or a course in developmental psychology
    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • ENGL 443 Contemporary Women's Fiction (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Study of a theme or author in contemporary women's fiction.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • ENGL 444 Studies: Women's Writing and Feminist Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Study of a particular topic in the area of women's writing and/or feminist literary theory.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
  • GERM 364 German Culture: Gender and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    German (Arts) : In connection with notions of identity, nationhood, political change, and cultural difference, this course investigates concepts and issues of gender in contemporary German Society. The readings include critical essays and literary texts by writers, scholars, philosophers, journalists, politicians, and political activists.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Given in English
  • GERM 455 Women of the Romantic Era (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    German (Arts) : This course places at its centre the life-worlds, biographies, and forms of self-expression by German women of the Romantic Era.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: GERM 325 or equivalent.
    • Course is given in German for advanced undergraduate program students.
  • HISP 358 Women Writers Fiction Spanish-America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Social movements and literary tendencies, as reflected in the novels and short stories of representative authors of the 19th and 20th centuries, such as Gómez de Avellaneda, Matto de Turner, Brunet, Bombal, Levinson, and others.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor.
    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HISP 438 Topics: Spanish Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : Specific topics of interest in Spanish literature.

    Terms: Summer 2014

    Instructors: Amanda Holmes (Summer)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Successful completion of any Survey of Literature (HISP 241, HISP 242, HISP 243, HISP 244) or permission of the instructor
    • Note: Course taught in Spanish.
  • HIST 323 History and Sexuality 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Antiquity to Early Modern Europe. The cultural meanings and social institutions that create the historical context for sexual behaviours. Possible topics include: Greek homosocial and homosexual culture; sex and citizenship; wives and concubines in the ancient world; Christianity and aestheticism; misogyny and gender in Medieval Europe; adultery and lineage.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Nancy F Partner (Fall)

  • HIST 332 Women in Europe, 1350-1700 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An introduction to concepts of women and the realities of women's lives in western Europe from the Black Death to ca. 1700. Topics will include marriage and the family, female education and literacy, varieties of spirituality and the emergence of a proto-feminism during the Renaissance.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or permission of instructor
  • HIST 343 Women in Post-Confederation Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course examines women's contribution to the economic and social development of Canada as well as the changes in the image and status of women. Special emphasis will be on the relationship between women's roles in the private sphere and the public domain.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203
  • HIST 344 The Chinese Family in History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Exploration of the Chinese family in history both as an institution - in its religious, legal, economic, political aspects - and as a lived reality.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EAST 211 or HIST 208 or HIST 218 or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking EAST 390.
  • HIST 347 History and Sexuality 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : 1700 to the present, with a particular focus on Europe and North America. Possible topics include: patterns of fertility and sexual practice; prostitution; religion and sexuality; the medical and legal construction of sexualities; the rise of sexology; gay liberation movements; queer politics.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Brian D A Lewis (Winter)

  • HIST 354 Women in Europe 1700-2000 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An overview of the history of women in modern continental Europe, focusing on women's changing roles in the family and society at large, in the context of work, family life, education, and culture, and the changing notions of citizenship, femininity, and masculinity.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Judith Szapor (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: One course in European history or permission of Instructor
  • HIST 412 Women and Gender in Modern Britain (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Women and gender in modern Britain (1850 on). Topics include early feminist political agitation, including the suffrage movement; working-class women; changing notions of gender, sexuality and women's role; women and empire.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 215 or a course in British history or permission of instructor
  • HIST 420 Gender and Sexuality in Modern China (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of gender and sexuality in modern China. Topics include Chinese femininities and Chinese masculinities, theories of sexuality, and changing conceptions of gender identity under Confucianism, Western Imperialism, and socialism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A 300-level course in the History of China or Gender/Sexuality or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 424 Gender, Sexuality & Medicine (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Gender, sexuality, and medicine since the colonial era, with a focus on North American experience. Topics will include reproductive medicine (puberty, childbirth, fertility control, menopause), changing perceptions of men's and women's health needs and risks, and ideas about sexual behaviour and identity.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Andrea Tone (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: A 300-level History course in gender, sexuality or medicine or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 433 British Queer History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An investigation of the changing historical construction of "deviant" and "normal" sexualities in Britain since 1700, and how queer women and men discovered ways of surviving and perhaps even flourishing in the face of persecution and hostility from the state, the churches and the medical profession.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: HIST 215 or a course in British History or permission of instructor.
    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken HIST 426 in 200209.
  • HIST 439 History of Women in China (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course examines the changing roles of women in traditional and modern China. Topics include political, social, and legal status, sexuality and medicine, religion and culture.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: a previous course in Chinese history
  • HIST 448 Women, Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A focus on women in the history of the late-19th- and 20th-Century Middle East, and on the ways in which gender analysis and sexuality illuminate the history of national and religious communities. Topics such as: education, masculinity, sexuality, Western representations of Middle Eastern women, and gender and the nation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A course on women, gender or sexuality or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 463D1 Topics: History of Women in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A research seminar on the history of women in Canada since Confederation. Students will get familiar with primary sources and are expected to produce a major research paper in the second term.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203 or consent of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 493
    • Students must register for both HIST 463D1 and HIST 463D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 463D1 and HIST 463D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 463D2 Topics: History of Women in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 463D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 463D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 463D1 and HIST 463D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 525 Women, Work and Family in Global History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The shifting historical context of female labour and family in selected western and non-western countries; the interaction between labour and gender relations with special focus on women's experiences on the shop floor and in the family.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A 300 or 400-level course in women's history or labour history or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Restricted to students in History and Women's Studies
  • HIST 526 Women and War (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Examines the impact of war on individuals, families and societies. Studies the experiences of women and children in exile, mass persecutions, and punishments associated with social unrest, revolution or wars during twentieth century.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Malek Abisaab (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): A 300 or 400-levelcourse in women's history or permission of instructor
  • HSEL 308 Issues in Women's Health (3 credits)

    Offered by: Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Health Science Electives : Exploration of a wide range of topics on the health of women. Topics include use of health care system, poverty, roles, immigration, body image, lesbian health, and violence against women. Additional topics vary by year. A Health Science elective open to students in the Faculties of Arts, Science, and Medicine.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Kimani Daniel (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Introductory Psychology or Sociology or permission of the instructor
    • Complementary course for the Women's Studies and Social Studies of Medicine Concentrations
  • HSEL 309 Women's Reproductive Health (3 credits)

    Offered by: Nursing (School of Nursing)

    Overview

    Health Science Electives : Concepts of health and medicalization. Canadian and international perspectives. Topics include contraception, abortion, infertility, menstruation, menopause, new reproductive technologies, prenatal care, childbirth. Additional topics vary by year. A Health Science elective open to students in the Faculties of Arts, Science, and Medicine.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Anne Marie Lanctot, Lise Doiron, Joanne Power (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Introductory Psychology or Sociology or permission of the instructor
    • Restriction: not open for credit to students who have taken HSEL 308 prior to September 1997
    • Complementary course for the Women's Studies and Social Studies of Medicine Concentrations
  • ISLA 585 Arab Women's Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Explorations of writings by Arab women. Issues include: translation/reception, gender and genre, categories of knowledge about Arab women, feminist and post-colonial theories/methodologies.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Michelle Laura Hartman (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 392 or permission of instructor.
    • Note: Readings in English translation.
  • MUAR 250 Women Making Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Music-Arts Faculty : Repertoire composed and/or performed by women since 1920, with a focus on North America and women's participation in music in a variety of roles. Special attention will be paid to the different challenges faced by women of different races and classes, in both avant-garde and popular music traditions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • PHIL 242 Introduction to Feminist Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An introduction to feminist theory as political theory. Emphasis is placed on the plurality of analyses and proposals that constitute contemporary feminist thought. Some of the following are considered: liberal feminism, marxist and socialist feminism, radical feminism, postmodern feminism, francophone feminism, and the contributions to feminist theory by women of colour and lesbians.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Edwin Zoltan Filotas (Fall) Marguerite Deslauriers, Enrica Quaroni (Summer)

    • Note: Since this course is being taught abroad, the Victoria Day statutory holiday will not be taken into consideration. Therefore, students are expected to attend their lecture on Monday, May 19, 2014.
  • PHIL 442 Topics in Feminist Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : Advanced discussion of topical and central themes in feminist theory.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Natalie Stoljar (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: PHIL 242 and one intermediate course in philosophy
  • PHIL 542 Seminar: Feminist Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An advanced course devoted to a specific topic in feminist theory: e.g., a major figure; or theme, such as sex/gender, embodiment, race, subjectivity, agency, representation, politics, nature/culture, discourse and power; or a feminist approach to the history of philosophy, ethics, social/political philosophy, epistemology, philosophy of science, phenomenology, or metaphysics.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Any 400-level, 3 credit course in political philosophy, or permission of the instructor.
  • RELG 256 Women in Judaism and Islam (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : The role of women in Judaism and Islam from the point of view of institutionalized religious traditions and of women's religious subjectivity; how women's spiritual and social roles within their religious traditions are shaped by Revealed Law, Holy Text and the Authority of Interpretation. Comparative sociology of religion approach.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Summer
  • RELG 338 Women and the Christian Tradition (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Survey of women's involvement in the Christian tradition. Topics include feminist interpretation of scripture, ideas of virginity, marriage and motherhood, mysticism, asceticisms, European witchhunts, contemporary women's liberation theories.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Lucille Marr (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Core course for the Women's Studies Minor program
  • RELG 339 Gender & Sexuality in Buddhism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Religious perspectives on the body, gender and sexual activity in Buddhist cultures.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Core course for the Women's Studies Minor program
    • Prerequisite: RELG 252 or permission of the instructor
  • RELG 356 Gender & Sexuality in Hinduism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Religious perspectives on the body, gender and sexual activity in Hindu cultures. Topics include: dharma and sexual practice; female sexuality; Bhakti and Tantra; same-sex relations; hijras; eroticism in the literary, visual, and performing arts; colonialism, Hindu nationalism, and the politics of gender.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Davesh Soneji (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: RELG 252 or Permission of the instructor.
  • RELG 372 Hindu Goddesses (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : The mythology, theology, soteriology, history, ritual, and texts of the goddess-centred (Sakta) branches of Hinduism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • SDST 250 Introduction: Sexual Diversity Studies (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Sexual Diversity Studies : A general introduction to the study of sexual and gender diversity and sexuality from a range of perspectives and across a variety of disciplines.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Marc Ducusin (Fall)

  • SOCI 247 Family and Modern Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Contrasting family in Canada and in the United States for the recent past. Examination of theories on family; changes and diversity of family life; complex relationships among marriage, work, and family; domestic violence; various types of family experience; and the future of the family.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Elaine Weiner (Fall)

    • Course for the Women's Studies Concentrations
  • SOCI 270 Sociology of Gender (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : This course focuses on social changes in gender relations, gender inequalities and the social construction of gender. Using sociological theories of gender, different social institutions and spheres of society will be analyzed. Topics such as gender socialization, gender relations in work, family, education, and media will be covered.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Candice Shaw, Alissa Mazar (Fall)

  • SOCI 321 Gender and Work (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Focus on men's and women's work in North American societies, historically and contemporarily, in order to understand the dynamisms of gender (in)equality in and outside of the home. Topics explored include: housework; the relationship(s) between gender, organizations and bureaucracy; emotional labour; occupational segregation and stratification; sexual harassment; and work-family policy.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Sarah Berry (Winter)

    • Course for the Women's Studies Concentrations
  • SOCI 370 Sociology: Gender and Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Exploration of the main development theories and discussion of how gender is placed within them, analysis of the practical application of development projects and discussion of how they affect gender dynamics, and examination of power relations between development agencies and developing countries. Examples from Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America are used.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Anahi Morales Hudon (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: SOCI 210
  • SOCI 390 Gender and Health (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Key conceptual and substantive issues in gender and health since c1950: stratified medicalization of women's and men's health; social movements in health including the women's health movement; gender inequality in morbidity and mortality; gender, power and control in patient/physician interactions; embodied experience; politics and policies of gender and health.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Sarah Berry (Winter)

  • SOCI 425 Sociology of the Body (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Sociological examination of the human body as a cultural phenomenon that intersects with identity, health, illness, disability and medicine. Exploration of meanings attributed to human bodies as well as the body as a site of social interaction.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: SOCI 225 or Permission of Instructor.
  • SOCI 489 Gender, Deviance and Social Control (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : This seminar examines how the definition of deviance, reactions to deviance and explanations of deviance are gendered. Specific topics vary from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Course for Women's Studies Concentrations
    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
    • Restriction: open to U3 students concentrating on social problems.
  • SOCI 513 Social Aspects HIV/AIDS in Africa (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Examination of the social causes and consequences of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Gender inequality, sexual behaviours, marriage systems, migration, and poverty are shaping the pandemic as well as how the pandemic is altering social, demographic and economic conditions across Africa.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: SOCI 225 or SOCI 309 or Permission of Instructor.
  • SOCI 519 Gender and Globalization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Focus on the diverse forces of globalization that impact the lives of men and women. Critical analysis of key theories and concepts implicated in the intersection of globalization processes with gender dynamisms.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Elaine Weiner (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: SOCI 270 or permission of instructor.
  • SOCI 530 Sex and Gender (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : This seminar critically reviews theoretical perspectives and research on sex and gender in various domains of social life. It gives special emphasis to work which considers the meaning of gender and how it differs across time and place.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to Honours Sociology students and to Sociology Majors with the permission of the instructor
  • SOCI 535 Sociology of the Family (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : This seminar reviews literature on major research areas in family. The course examines families in the past, the study of family using a life course approach, and considers selective areas which may have had significant influences on contemporary family such as work and family, family violence, and cultural variation in families.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Undergraduate students require permission of instructor
  • WMST 301 Women's Studies Current Topics 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Consideration of contemporary issues in Women's Studies. Topic and approach will vary from year to year.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: WMST 200 or permission of instructor
  • WMST 302 Women's Studies Current Topics 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Consideration of contemporary issues in Women's Studies. Topic and approach will vary from year to year.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Kahente Horn-Miller (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: WMST 200 or permission of instructor
  • WMST 401 Women's Studies Special Topics 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Advanced seminar in selected themes and issues in Women's Studies.Topics and theoretical or disciplinary approach will vary from year to year.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Vrinda Narain (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: WMST 200 or permission of instructor
  • WMST 402 Women's Studies Special Topics 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Advanced seminar in selected themes and issues in Women's Studies. Topics and theoretical or disciplinary approach will vary from year to year.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: WMST 200 or permission of instructor
  • WMST 461 Tutorial in Women's Studies 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Advanced reading course and independent research project under the supervision of an instructor on aspects of Women's Studies.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: WMST 303 or permission of instructor
    • Restrictions: Majors, Honours and Joint Honours students in Women's Studies. Program and advisor approval required.
  • WMST 462 Tutorial in Women's Studies 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Advanced reading course and independent research project under the supervision of an instructor on aspects of Women's Studies.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: WMST 303 and permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Majors, Honours and Joint Honours students in Women's Studies.
  • WMST 494 Internship: Women's Studies (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Internship with an approved host institution or organization.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Open to U2 and U3 students after completing 30 credits of a 90 credit program or 45 credits of a 96-120 credit program. A minimum CGPA of 2.7, and permission of the departmental advisor are required. This course will not normally fulfill program requirements for seminar or 400-level courses.
  • WMST 501 Advanced Topics 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Advanced topics in theory and methodology related to Women's Studies. Topics will vary from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: WMST 303 or permission of instructor
  • WMST 513 Gender, Race and Science (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Women's Studies : This course is a philosophical exploration of the nature of science concerning sex, gender, race and racial stereotypes, and the construction of "womanhood". The social history/biography of women and minorities in science will be studied to develop a critique of biological determinism and explore the meaning and possibility of a "feminist science".

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Complementary Course Group B: Special Topics Courses

The courses below are acceptable ONLY when the topic is appropriate for Women's Studies (significantly engages with issues of gender and/or women and/or feminism) and there is documentation on file for the given year.

  • ANTH 381 Special Topic 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Supervised reading in special topics under the direction of a member of the staff.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Maria Theresia Starzmann (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
  • ARCH 533 New Approaches to Architectural History (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : An exploration of the aims, tools, and methods of Architectural History as a discipline; the use of primary sources from the Canadian Centre for Architecture and other archives.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • (2-0-7)
    • Prerequisite: ARCH 251 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Departmental permission required
  • CANS 301 Topics in Canadian Studies 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Institute for Study of Canada (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Canadian Studies : An interdisciplinary course on a Canadian Studies topic.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Reilley Bishop-Stall (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: CANS 200 or permission of instructor
  • CANS 406 Canadian Studies Seminar 6 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Institute for Study of Canada (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Canadian Studies : An interdisciplinary seminar on a Canadian Studies topic.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CANS 200 or permission of instructor.
  • COMS 490 History and Theory of Media (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Communication Studies : Emergent themes in media history and media theory, and their application to current issues in communications studies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: One of the following 200-level courses: COMS 200, COMS 210, COMS 230 AND one of the following 300-level courses: COMS 300, COMS 310, COMS 320, COMS 330, COMS 340, COMS 350, COMS 354, COMS 361, COMS 362 or permission of the instructor.
  • COMS 492 Power, Difference and Justice (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Communication Studies : Media systems and their role in social relations of power and difference that are maintained and challenged through communication practices.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Jonathan Sterne (Fall) Jennifer C Burman (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: One of the following 200-level courses: COMS 200, COMS 210, COMS 230 AND one of the following 300-level courses: COMS 300, COMS 310, COMS 320, COMS 330, COMS 340, COMS 350, COMS 354, COMS 361, COMS 362 or permission of the instructor.
  • EAST 303 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Consideration of important issues in Chinese Studies. Content of the course will vary from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Restriction: Departmental approval required
  • EAST 453 Topics: Chinese Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : Advanced seminar in selected genres, themes and issues in Chinese literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A 300-level course in any literature.
  • ENGL 313 Canadian Drama and Theatre (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Dramatic forms and theatrical practices in Canada from beginnings to the present day.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Patrick Neilson (Winter)

    • Winter
  • ENGL 335 The 20th Century Novel 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : The Novel from the last years of the 19th century to World War II.

    Terms: Summer 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
  • ENGL 345 Literature and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : An examination of issues relating to literature and its social contexts, such as implications of gender, race, ethnicity.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Paul Edward Yachnin (Fall)

  • ENGL 354 Sexuality and Representation (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Topics on representations of sexuality with reference to its cultural contexts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Priority will be given to English Major/Honours students in second year of program
  • ENGL 362 Poetry of the 20th Century 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A critical survey of contemporary British and North American poetry, c. 1930 - 1980.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ENGL 311
  • ENGL 391 Special Topics: Cultural Studies 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Current issues in cultural studies. Topics will include contemporary debates on high culture and the literary canon, and the question of aesthetic value and aesthetic judgment.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Trevor Ponech (Winter)

    • Fall
  • ENGL 407 The 20th Century (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of 20th century works.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
  • ENGL 408 The 20th Century (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of 20th century works.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
  • ENGL 409 Studies in a Canadian Author (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Advanced study of a significant author in Canadian literature.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Eli MacLaren (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: previous work in Canadian Literature
  • ENGL 411 Studies in Canadian Fiction (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Advanced study of works of Canadian fiction.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor, based on previous work in Canadian fiction
  • ENGL 414 Studies in 20th Century Literature 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Study of works of literature of the 20th century.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: William Allan Hepburn (Winter)

    • Fall
  • ENGL 418 A Major Modernist Writer (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Intensive study of a writer important for Modernism, such as James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Emily Kopley (Fall) Brian P Trehearne (Winter)

    • Fall
  • ENGL 430 Studies in Drama (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of a period or genre of drama. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Sean Carney (Fall)

    • Winter
  • ENGL 431 Studies in Drama (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of a period or genre of drama. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
  • ENGL 438 Studies in Literary Form (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Study of a specific literary form.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Dorothy A Bray (Winter)

    • Winter
  • ENGL 467 Advanced Studies in Theatre History (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Advanced study focused on a period or issue in Theatre history.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Denis Salter (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: Students not registered in English programs require permission of instructor
  • ENGL 480 Studies in History of Film 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Studies in the history of film.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
  • ENGL 490 Culture and Critical Theory 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Intensive study of advanced theoretical topics in the study of culture.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
  • ENGL 500 Middle English (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A study of works in Middle English.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Jamie Fumo (Winter)

    • Winter
  • ENGL 528 Canadian Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A seminar on Canadian literature. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
  • ENGL 566 Special Studies in Drama 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A seminar on drama. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
  • GEOG 541 Topics in Geography 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : In-depth review of a current topic in human geography.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
    • Note: This course is offered on an irregular basis. See Geography website (www.geog.mcgill.ca) for current status.
  • GERM 362 20th Century Literature Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    German (Arts) : Introduction to selected topics and genres in twentieth century literature and culture.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Karin Bauer (Winter)

    • Fall
    • Given in German
    • Prerequisite: GERM 325 or equivalent
  • HIST 398 Topics in Italian History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Topics in Italian history. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214
  • HIST 426 Topics: British Cultural History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Selected topics in intellectual and cultural history of Britain and Ireland, focusing on discussion of primary texts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 215 or a course in British history or permission of instructor
  • HIST 429 Topics: Canadian Family History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course will examine themes in the history of the Canadian family from 1850. Historical study reveals the family as a diverse, changing, social institution. Marriage, childhood, sexuality, and the state will come under examination and the Canadian experience will be compared to that of the U.S.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or permission of instructor
  • HIST 470D1 Topics: Historical Interpretation (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Topics in historical interpretation. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Students must register for both HIST 470D1 and HIST 470D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 470D1 and HIST 470D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 470D2 Topics: Historical Interpretation (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 470D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 470D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 470D1 and HIST 470D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 493D1 Topics: Canadian Social History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Topics in Canadian social history. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Suzanne Morton (Fall)

    • Students must register for both HIST 493D1 and HIST 493D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 493D1 and HIST 493D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 493D2 Topics: Canadian Social History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 493D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Suzanne Morton (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 493D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 493D1 and HIST 493D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • JWST 314 Denominations in North American Judaism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : A survey of Reform, Reconstructionist, Conservative and Orthodox Judaism in North America. Emphasis is placed on the ideology forwarded by the movements since their inception.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • JWST 351 Studies in Modern Jewish Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : Within a comparative framework, this course examines cultural, thematic and artistic developments in the works of modern Jewish literature written in both Jewish and non-Jewish languages. For those without reading knowledge of the original, all works are available in English translation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • All texts will be read in English
  • PHIL 544 Political Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : Seminar on a particular topic in political theory. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Gregory Matthew Mikkelson (Winter)

    • Restriction: Seminars are open only to graduate students and final year Philosophy Majors, Honours and Joint Honours students, except by written permission of the Department
  • POLI 422 Developing Areas/Topics 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : A specific problem area in the Comparative Politics of Developing Areas.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Juan Wang, Vrinda Narain (Fall) Manuel Balan (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: a basic course and preferably an upper level course in comparative politics
    • Note: The field is Comparative Politics in Developing Areas.
  • POLI 459 Topics in Political Theory 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : This course will deal with a specific problem area in Political theory.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Yves Winter (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: A 300- or 400-level course in political theory
    • Note: The field is Political Theory.
  • RELG 336 Contemporary Theological Issues (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A study of contemporary theological issues. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Roland James De Vries (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: RELG 320 or RELG 338 or permission of instructor
  • RELG 399 Christian Spirituality (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Seminar exploring the phenomena of internal religious experience in their relation to received formularies of Christian thought and practice.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Summer
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