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Winter 2015

WS 222 (WS- SOC) Introduction to Women's Studies

Section 001
TTH 9am-10:15am
Megan Sanborn Jones

Section 002
MWF 10am-10:50am
Grant Boswell

Survey of scholarship about women's lives; new historical, sociological, psychological, and literary approaches that inform our understanding of women's experience.

WS 332 Mormon Women's History

Section 001
MW 12pm-1:15pm
Rachel Cope 

The religious, domestic, economic, political, social and familial lives of Latter-day Saint women within the broader contexts of American women's history and Latter-day Saint history. Mormon women's relationship to national trends and their association with national women's organizations. (Click on the image for a more thorough course description)

WS 390R Women's Studies Special Topics

Section 001
MW 4pm-5:15pm
Charlotte Stanford

Subjects related to women's studies, including anthropology of gender, women in the scriptures, British colonial writers, women's health care concepts, European women's history, Mormon women's history, women entrepreneurs, etc. (Click on the image for a more thorough course description)



WS 392R Women's Studies Colloquium

Section 001
F 12pm-12:50pm
Rebecca DeSchweinitz

Scholarly findings presented by researchers on topics relating to women's lives and experiences throughout history, across the world, and within ethnic, educational, and economic segments of society.

WS 399R Women's Studies Internships

Credit for work on an international, national, or local internship relating to issues affecting women's lives. Students will submit a written report of their internship experience.

WS 492R Women's Studies Capstone

Section 001
W 2pm-3:50pm
Rebecca DeSchweinitz

Synthesis of interdisciplinary studies of women; knowledge and skills necessary for advanced study or work in the field; mentored research and senior capstone project required.

ARTHC 301 Women in Art

Section 001
MW 1pm-2:15pm
Heather Jensen

History of women artists, critics, and patrons, along with women in representation in Western art. Consideration of theories and methodologies of feminist art history.

ENGL 396 Studies in Women's Literature

Section 001
MW 9:30am-10:45am
Patrick Madden

Section 002
TTH 3pm-4:15pm
Kristine Hansen

Female-authored literary texts and literary theory concerning women. (Click on the image for a more thorough course description)


HIST 319 The Family in Europe

Section 001
MWF 2pm-2:50pm
Amy Harris

Nature and development of marriage and family life and structure from the ancient to modern era.

POLI 472 International Political Economy of Women

Section 001
TTH 1:30pm-2:45pm
Donna Bowen

Effects upon national, international, and developmental policies when women are rendered visible and valued.

PSYCH 306 Psychology of Gender

Section 001
TTH 9:30am-10:45am
Niwako Yamawaki

Section 002
MWF 2pm-3:15pm
Wendy Birmingham

Biological and social contributions to sex role development, sexual self-concept, and complementarity of sex roles.

SFL 461 The Family and The Law

Section 001
TTH 12:05pm-1:20pm
William Duncan

Legal environment of the family system, with emphasis on husband-wife and parent-child relationships, rights, and responsibilities.

SOC 323 Racial and Minority-Group Relations

Section 001
MWF 2pm-2:50pm
Jonathan Jarvis

Social psychological and social structural analysis of racial and ethnic relations; prejudice, discrimination, responses, protests, current issues.

SOC 360 Introduction to Family Sociology

Section 001
TTH 3pm-4:15pm
Dallan Flake

Definitions of "family"; surveying the family as a context for sex, marriage, work, social reproduction, and violence in Western societies.

SOC 367 Sociology of Gender

Section 001
MWF 2pm-2:50pm
Renata Forste

Gender in social institutions: family, social hierarchies, economics, education, organizations, religion, and science.