Curriculum

Related Courses

The following courses from other departments may be counted toward the major in Women's Studies. For a course description, please refer to the appropriate department's courses in the Wellesley College online course catalog.

Courses for Credit Toward the Major

  • AFR 212 Black Women Writers
  • AFR 222 Blacks and Women in American Cinema
     
  • AMST 286/ENG 286 New Literatures. Topic for 2011-12: Twentieth- and Twenty-first-Century American Gay and Lesbian Literature
  • AMST 315 Beats, Rhymes, and Life: Hip-Hop Studies
     
  • ANTH 238 The Vulnerable Body: Anthropological Understandings
     
  • ARTH 230 Frank Lloyd Wright and the American Home
  • ARTH 245 House and Home: Domestic Architecture, Interiors, and Material Life in North America, 1600-1900
     
  • CAMS 203/CHIN 243 Chinese Cinema (in English)
  • CAMS 224 ITAS 212 Italian Women Directors: The Female Authorial Voice in Italian Cinema
     
  • CHIN 230/330 Writing Women in Traditional China (in English)
  • CHIN 232/332 Writing Women in Modern China (in English)
  • CHIN 243/CAMS 203 Chinese Cinema (in English)
     
  • CLPT 334 Literature and Medicine
     
  • ECON 243 The Political Economy of Gender, Race, and Class
  • ECON 343 Seminar. Feminist Economics
     
  • EDUC 312 Seminar. History of Childhood and Child Welfare
     
  • ENG 121 Jane Austen’s Novels
  • ENG 269 Asian American Literature
  • ENG 272 The Nineteenth-Century Novel
  • ENG 286/AMST 286 New Literatures. Topic for 2011-12: Twentieth- and Twenty-first-Century American Gay and Lesbian Literature
  • ENG 383 Women in Literature, Culture, and Society. Topic for 2010-11: Jane Austen and Others
     
  • EXTD 106 Women in Science: Their Lives and Work
     
  • FREN 208 Women and Literary Tradition
  • FREN 216 Mothers and Daughters
  • FREN 313 George Sand and the Romantic Theater
  • FREN 319 Women, Language, and Literary Expression
  • FREN 327 A Fascination with Bodies: The Doctor’s Malady
  • FREN 331 Desire, Sexuality, and Love in African Francophone Cinema
     
  • GER 245 Radicals, Decadents, and New Women: Literature, Culture, and Society in Weimar Germany, 1918-1933 (in English)
  • GER 329 Men Writing Women? Readings in Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Literature
  • GER 345 Radicals, Decadents, and New Women: Literature, Culture, and Society in Weimar Germany, 1918-1933
     
  • HIST 215 Gender and Nation in Latin America
  • HIST 243 Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century Europe
  • HIST 257 Women, Gender, and the Family in American History
  • HIST 293 Changing Gender Constructions in the Modern Middle East
  • HIST 301 Seminar. Women of Russia: A Portrait Gallery
     
  • ITAS 212/CAMS 224 Italian Women Directors: The Female Authorial Voice in Italian Cinema
  • ITAS 274 Women in Love: Portraits of Desire in Italian Culture
     
  • JPN 111 Gender and Popular Culture of Japan (in English)
  • JPN 353/THST 353 Lady Murasaki and The Tale of Genji (in English)
     
  • KOR 256 Gender and Language in Modern Korean Culture (in English)
     
  • MUS 224/REL 224 Hildegard of Bingen
  • MUS 222/322 Music, Gender, and Sexuality
     
  • PHIL 217 Philosophy of Science: Traditional and Feminist Perspectives
  • PHIL 249 Medical Ethics
     
  • POL1 324S Seminar. Gender and Law
  • POL1 330S Seminar. Race, Gender, and Representation
  • POL2 301S Seminar. Gender, Islam, and Politics
  • POL2 307S Seminar. Women and Development
  • POL3 322 Seminar. Gender in World Politics
  • POL4 344 Seminar. Feminist Political Theory
     
  • REL 209 Women, Sexuality, and Patriarchalism in the New Testament
  • REL 224/MUS 224 Hildegard of Bingen
  • REL 225 Women in Christianity
  • REL 226 The Virgin Mary
  • REL 243 Women in the Biblical World
  • REL 323 Seminar. Women Theologians on Jesus, Gender, and the Earth
     
  • SOC 209 Social Inequality: Class, Race, and Gender
  • SOC 233 Gender and Power in South Asia
  • SOC 234 Gender and International Development
  • SOC 309 Critical Intersections: Race, Class, Gender, and the Nation
     
  • SPAN 260 Women Writers of Spain, 1980 to the Present
  • SPAN 271 Intersecting Currents: Afro-Hispanic and Indigenous Writers in Latin American Literature
  • SPAN 279 Jewish Women Writers of Latin America
  • SPAN 327 Seminar. Latin American Women Writers: Identity, Marginality, and the Literary Canon
     
  • THST 212 Representations of Women on Stage
  • THST 353/JPN 353 Lady Murasaki and The Tale of Genji (in English)horizontal rule

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Department of
Wome​n's and Gender Studies

Founders Hall 422
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Rosanna Hertz
Department Chair
rhertz@wellesley.edu
 

Betty Tiro
Administrative Assistant
etiro@wellesley.edu

Tel: 781.283.2538
Fax: 781.283.3630