GSJ - Gender and Social Justice

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the GSJ subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

GSJ 500 - Directed Reading in Gender and Social Justice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

GSJ 501 - Social Justice Workshop View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Advanced study of theories of social justice. Students will complete 20 hours of Community Service-Learning (CSL) and reflect on how their CSL experiences were informed by or challenged the theoretical material explored in the course.


GSJ 502 - Gender Research Workshop View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Advanced study of interdisciplinary research on gender and feminist scholarship.


GSJ 503 - Approaches to Gender and Social Justice Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An examination of interdisciplinary approaches to feminist scholarship with an emphasis on critical analysis and knowledge production for social justice.


GSJ 504 - Feminist Cultural Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Examines gender as a category of analysis in contemporary cultural theory in order to examine how gendered subjects are produced and regulated through everyday cultural practices.


GSJ 506 - Feminist Legal Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An advanced examination of feminist legal theories and strategies with an emphasis on the contemporary North American and British context. Topics will vary.


GSJ 507 - Feminist Theory Now View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Examines current preoccupations within feminist theory. Topics and geographical focus will vary.


GSJ 508 - Feminist Historiography View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Examines contemporary and historical approaches to writing feminist histories of a variety of regions and time periods.


GSJ 515 - Gender, Violence, and Social Justice in Africa View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Critical examination of controversies around violence against African women based on insights gained from feminist debates, survivors' experiences of trauma, and studies by experts in the field.


GSJ 520 - Law and Feminism in Canada View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A focus on the fundamentally contradictory role of law for women in Canada, building on the insights offered by feminist cross-disciplinary legal scholarship. (Not open to students with credit in WGS 420.)


GSJ 525 - Data, Power, Feminism View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Examines the capacity of data to propose and produce social change. Not open to students with credit in DH 530 when topic is Data, Power, Feminism.


GSJ 531 - Feminism and Sexual Assault View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Interdisciplinary consideration of conceptual, political, and legal strategies that feminists have deployed to confront sexual coercion with an emphasis on the contemporary North American context. (Not open to students with credit in WGS 431.)


GSJ 540 - Body Politics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An examination of contemporary theoretical approaches to bodies and embodiment, with particular emphasis on the ways that race, class, sexuality, gender, and (dis)ability shape bodily experiences. (Not open to students with credit in WGS 440.)


GSJ 555 - Feminism and Religion View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Ways in which pro-feminist women and men have constructed religious ideologies that are supportive of women's power and agency. (Not open for students with credit in WGS 455.)


GSJ 560 - Masculinities View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This course surveys the status of masculinity and the emergence of contemporary masculinity studies within, alongside and, at times, against feminism and Women's Studies. (Not open to students with credit in WGS 460.)


GSJ 570 - Sexualities View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Special Topics: This course offers advanced examination of selected issues in sexuality studies. (Not open to students with credit in WGS 470.)


GSJ 598 - Special Topics - Topics in Gender and Social Justice Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Special topics will vary.


GSJ 599 - Special Topics in Feminist Theory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This course offers advanced study of selected issues in current feminist theorizing (Not open to students with credit in WGS 499.)


GSJ 900 - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, UNASSIGNED)

Capping project.


GSJ 903 - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

Research activity equivalent to *3 for registration status and fee assessment purpose.


GSJ 906 - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

Research activity equivalent to *6 for registration status and fee assessment purpose.


GSJ 909 - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 9 (fi 18)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

Research activity equivalent to *9 for registration status and fee assessment purpose.