Language as Social and Political Activism: Feminist and LGBTQ Social and Political Movements

1:15 pm to 2:30 pm
On/Off Campus: 
On Campus
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Private
Type of Event: 
Other

Join the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality studies department for this course on feminist and LGBTQ social movements. Offered Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:15 - 2:30 PM.

How does a social or political movement gain traction? For example, how did 20th-century movements of the disenfranchised, such as the Civil Rights movement or Women's Suffrage, gain a voice an eventually enact change? In the mediascape of today, where everyone with access to a computer has voice, how does a movement like Occupy Wall Street change the national conversation? How do written and verbal choices of the movements impact their success?

Location: 

Building 80-115

Transforming Self and Systems: Crossing Borders of Race, Nation, Gender, Sexuality, and Class

2:15 pm to 5:05 pm
On/Off Campus: 
On Campus
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Private
Type of Event: 
Other

Join the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality studies department for this course exploring personal identity. Offered Tuesdays from 2:15 - 5:05 PM.

Exploration of crossing borders within ourselves, and between us and them, based on a belief that understanding the self leads to understanding others. How personal identity struggles have meaning beyond the individual, how self healing can lead to community healing, how the personal is political, and how artistic self expression based in self understanding can address social issues.

Location: 

Thornt 211

History of Women and Gender in Science, Medicine and Engineering

12:35 pm to 2:05 pm
On/Off Campus: 
On Campus
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Private
Type of Event: 
Other

Join the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality studies department for this course on men and women's roles in science, medicine and engineering over the last 200 years. Offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:35 - 2:05 PM.

Men's and women's roles in science, medicine, and engineering over the past 200 years with a focus on the present. What efforts are underway globally to transform research institutions so that both men's and women's careers can flourish? How have science and medicine studied and defined males and females? How can we harness the creative power of gender analysis to enhance knowledge and spark innovation?

Location: 

Building 200-002

Sex and Gender in Judaism and Christianity

4:15 pm to 5:50 pm
On/Off Campus: 
On Campus
Public/Private: 
Private
Type of Event: 
Other

Join the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality studies department for this course on gender differences in Jewish and Christian traditions. Offered Mondays and Wednesdays 4:15 - 5:50 PM.

What role do Jewish and Christian traditions play in shaping understandings of gender differences? Is gender always imagined as dual, male and female? This course explores the variety of ways in which Jewish and Christian traditions - often in conversation with and against each other - have shaped gender identities and sexual politics. We will explore the central role that issues around marriage and reproduction played in this conversation.

Location: 

Building 50-51B

Critical Issues in International Women's Health

10:00 am to 11:15 am
On/Off Campus: 
Off Campus
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Private
Type of Event: 
Other

Join the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality studies department for this course on women's lives, from childhood through adolescence, reproductive years, and aging. Offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 - 11:50 AM.

Women's lives, from childhood through adolescence, reproductive years, and aging. Economic, social, and human rights factors, and the importance of women's capacities to have good health and manage their lives in the face of societal pressures and obstacles.

Location: 

Littlefield 107

Sex and Love in Modern U.S. Society

11:00 am to 12:15 pm
On/Off Campus: 
On Campus
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Private
Type of Event: 
Other

Social influences on private intimate relations involving romantic love and sexuality. Topics include the sexual revolution, contraception, dating, hook-ups, cohabitation, sexual orientation, and changing cultural meanings of marriage, gender, and romantic love.

Social influences on private intimate relations involving romantic love and sexuality. Topics include the sexual revolution, contraception, dating, hook-ups, cohabitation, sexual orientation, and changing cultural meanings of marriage, gender, and romantic love.

Location: 

Econ 140

Transnational Reproductive Politics

10:00 am to 11:15 am
On/Off Campus: 
On Campus
Public/Private: 
Private
Type of Event: 
Other

Stanford students, join the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality studies department for this course on issues and debates surrounding women's reproduction in a transnational framework, including birth control, abortion, surrogacy, prenatal diagnosis, labor and delivery, menstruation, sex trafficking, and the reproductive justice movement. Offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 - 11:15 AM.

This course examines the issues and debates surrounding women's reproduction in a transnational framework, including birth control, abortion, surrogacy, prenatal diagnosis, labor and delivery, menstruation, sex trafficking, and the reproductive justice movement.

Location: 

Thornt 211

Muscle Men and Iron Girls: Sex and Masculinity in Chinese and American History

3:15 pm to 4:45 pm
On/Off Campus: 
On Campus
Public/Private: 
Private
Type of Event: 
Other

Stanford students, join the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies department for this course on the comparative representation of masculinity in Chinese and American history. Offered this year only, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15 - 4:45 PM.

How is masculinity represented and experienced in different cultural contexts? How do gender, sexuality, race, and class inform the construction of American and Chinese masculinities? How do historians use primary sources to make arguments? Examines visual and textual sources including magazines, photographs, propaganda posters, legal cases and film.

Location: 

Building 200-107

Gender and Power in Ancient Greece

12:15 pm to 1:05 pm
On/Off Campus: 
On Campus
Public/Private: 
Private
Type of Event: 
Other

Stanford students, join the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality studies department for this course on the sex-gender system of ancient Greece. Offered Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:15 - 1:05 PM.

Introduction to the sex-gender system of ancient Greece, with comparative material from modern America. How myths, religious rituals, athletics, politics and theater reinforced gender stereotypes and sometimes undermined them. Skills: finding clues, identifying patterns and making connections amongst the components of a strange and beautiful culture very different from our own. Weekly participation in a discussion section is required.

Location: 

Building 300-303

Q-Spot Party

10:00 pm to 1:00 am
On/Off Campus: 
On Campus
Public/Private: 
Private
Type of Event: 
Social Event

Freshman and transfer students, join the LGBT-CRC for a night full of snacks and music.

Freshman and transfer students, join the LGBT-CRC for a night full of snacks and music.

Location: 

LGBT Community Resources Center

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