Simone Pfleger, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts - Womens & Gender Studies

Fall Term 2020 (1730)

WGS 270 - Feminism and Sexualities

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Approaches to, and key debates about, sexuality. Topics may include: sexology; critiques of heterosexuality; political lesbianism; queer theory; transgender and intersexuality; prostitution and sex work. Note: Not open students with credit in W ST 370 or WGS 370

LECTURE A1 (86045)
2020-09-01 - 2020-12-07
MWF 13:00 - 13:50 (TBD)


GERM 340 - Introduction to the Study of Modern German Literature

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

A survey of German-language literature in context since the Enlightenment. Co-requisite: GERM 303 or consent of Department.

LECTURE A1 (85731)
2020-09-01 - 2020-12-07
MWF 11:00 - 11:50 (TBD)

Winter Term 2021 (1740)

GERM 454 - Gender and Sexuality

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Studies texts and issues related to gender and sexuality. Prerequisite: GERM 340 or 343 and MLCS 210 or consent of the department.

SEMINAR B1 (42631)
2021-01-04 - 2021-04-09
TH 12:30 - 13:50 (TBD)


GSJ 540 - Body Politics

★ 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.)

SEMINAR B1 (42568)
2021-01-04 - 2021-04-09
W 14:00 - 16:50 (TBD)


WGS 440 - Body Politics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

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 experience. Prerequisite: Any 100 or 200 level WGS or W ST course, or consent of department.

LECTURE B1 (42572)
2021-01-04 - 2021-04-09
W 14:00 - 16:50 (TBD)

Spring Term 2021 (1750)

GSJ 598 - Special Topics - Topics in Gender and Social Justice Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Special topics will vary.

SEMINAR A2 (22856)
2021-05-03 - 2021-06-16
TH 10:00 - 12:50 (TBD)


WGS 498 - Special Topics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: Any 100 or 200 level WGS or W ST course, or departmental consent.

SEMINAR A2 (22855)
2021-05-03 - 2021-06-16
TH 10:00 - 12:50 (TBD)