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Previously Cross-Listed Courses
CJ 515 - 01 Human Nature and Crime
(3 credits) with Martin Gottschalk
This course examines historical and contemporary applications of the concept of "human nature" in explanations of criminal behavior. Attention is also given to the role played by "human nature" in the evaluation of social institutions that react to crime and deviance. Finally, attempts to integrate biological and cultural explanations of human behavior as they pertain to crime will be addressed.
CJ 565 - 01 Victimology
(3 credits) with Wendelin Hume
This course provides an analysis of the literature and research concerning criminal victimization. Attention will be directed toward current trends concerning the victim in the American criminal justice system with particular emphasis on measuring victimization, the impact of victimization and victim's rights and compensation initiatives.
COMM 530 : Gender, Culture, and Communication
(3 credits) with Slavka Antonova
An examination of how males and females from different cultural, ethnic and national backgrounds use, and are portrayed by, communication institutions and processes. Covers issues of representation, identity and difference.
COUN 531 - 01 Psychology of Women, Gender and Development
(3 credits) with David Whitcomb
This course presents current research and trends in development theory, particularly theories pertaining to the psychological development of women and men. Issues such as abuse, ageism, depression, eating disorders, emotional experience and expression, heterosexism, feminism, and multiculturalism will be examined as related to the practice of psychology. Learning methods include writing, music, film, group discussion and creative projects.
EFR 507 Gender, Sexuality and Education
(3 credits) with Marcus Weaver-Hightower
A critical feminist analysis of the history, philosophy, theory, curriculum, and practice of education. The roles of educators, students, society, biology, and policy are considered in the schooling of females, males, and those of diverse sexualities.
HIST 594 : Readings in European History: Women, Men and Gender in Modern Europe
(3 credits) with Caroline Campbell
THEA 501: African-American, Asian-American, Gay/Lesbian Drama
with Mary Cutler
We will study plays and view films by contemporary writers and enjoy a visit by special guest Claudia Allen, lesbian playwright. Plays will be selected from works by Shange, Wilson, Parks, Baraka, Childress, Wolfe, Hwang, Houston, Kushner, Chambers, McNally and suggestions from the class.