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

Academic Year Fall Semester Spring Semester
2019-2020 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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 - Graduate Foundational Course in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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 - Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Research Seminar

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.