In honor of Latino Identities Month October 7th The Story of Esperanza: An African Woman in Colonial Mexico 7 p.m.; Red Room, Woodard Campus Center Dr. Joan C. Bristol, Associate Professor of History at George Mason University, is the author of a variety of books and articles and her new project explores the intersection of gender and racial ideologies in Colonial Spanish America. Event cosponsored by Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of History and American Studies. … [Read more...]


CURRICULUM WOMEN’S and GENDER STUDIES MAJOR The Women’s and Gender Studies major is thirty-three (33) credits. 1) Foundation courses (both are required): WGST 101:  Introduction to Women’s Studies PHIL 220:  Introduction to Feminism 2).  Methods course (one is required):  In order to provide the necessary methodological background for advanced study, each student will take an approved methods course in a discipline related to her/his interests. Approved methods courses include: ARTH 303 Methods of Art History (Prerequisite: majors, permission of instructor) ENGL 295 Introduction to Literary Studies HISP 205 Documentation and Fieldwork (Prerequisite: HISP 101) HIST 299 Introduction to the Study of History (Prerequisites: majors and 6 credits from one of the survey sequences (HIST 121-122, or HIST 131-32, or HIST 141-42) PSCI 291 Research and Writing in Political Science (Prerequisites: PSCI 101-102) PSYC 362 Research Methods for Psychology (Prerequisites: PSYC 100, PSYC … [Read more...]