For a full list of the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality course descriptions, see the University Bulletin.

Academic Year Fall Semester Spring Semester
2018–2019 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Graduate students may also enroll in cross-registered courses with Boston College, Boston University and Tufts University. For more information on cross-registration, visit the GSAS website.

Core Courses

WMGS 205a

An advanced interdisciplinary inquiry into the history, theories, concepts, and practices that have formed women's, gender, and sexuality studies as a scholarly field, with particular attention to current intellectual trends and critical controversies.

WMGS 208b

Examines theories and practices of women's, gender, and sexuality studies as produced in various disciplines and in interdisciplinary ways, to offer students a historical and contemporary awareness, and to allow students to understand and critically analyze feminist scholarship across a range of disciplines. By the end of class, students will produce a set of research questions or proposal that will help them conceptualize their own independent research projects.