GSJ - Gender and Social Justice
Faculty of Arts
Below are the courses available from the GSJ code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.
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.
Advanced study of interdisciplinary research on gender and feminist scholarship.
An examination of interdisciplinary approaches to feminist scholarship with an emphasis on critical analysis and knowledge production for social justice.
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.
An advanced examination of feminist legal theories and strategies with an emphasis on the contemporary North American and British context. Topics will vary.
Examines current preoccupations within feminist theory. Topics and geographical focus will vary.
Examines contemporary and historical approaches to writing feminist histories of a variety of regions and time periods.
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.
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.)
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.
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.)
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.)
Ways in which adherents of world (Eastern and Western), Indigenous, and neo-pagan religious systems have advocated for social justice. Not open for students with credit in WGS 455.
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.)
Special Topics: This course offers advanced examination of selected issues in sexuality studies. (Not open to students with credit in WGS 470.)
Starting: 2023-09-01 GSJ 570 - Sexualities
Special Topics: This course offers advanced examination of selected issues in sexuality studies.
Exploration of gender diversity and sexualities from Indigenous and Indigenous feminist worldviews, including critical examination of colonial constructions of gender and sexuality.
Special topics will vary.
This course offers advanced study of selected issues in current feminist theorizing (Not open to students with credit in WGS 499.)
Starting: 2023-09-01 GSJ 599 - Special Topics in Feminist Theory
This course offers advanced study of selected issues in current feminist theorizing
Research activity equivalent to *3 for registration status and fee assessment purpose.
Research activity equivalent to *6 for registration status and fee assessment purpose.
Research activity equivalent to *9 for registration status and fee assessment purpose.