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  Gender Ads.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Gender Ads.com was begun a number of years ago to provide gender studies educators and students with a resource for analyzing the advertising images that relate to gender.
Lukas has used his website to connect with other gender studies educators, and he frequently responds to interpretive requests from scholars and students throughout the world.
is a study that involves the public displays of billboard advertising, and it makes the point that gender ads are not limited to the “private” screens of print media.
www.genderads.com   (2091 words)

  
  Gender studies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gender studies is a theoretical work in the social sciences or humanities that focuses on issues of sex and gender in language and society, and often addresses related issues including racial and ethnic oppression, postcolonial societies, and globalization.
Work in gender studies is often associated with work in feminist theory, queer studies, and other theoretical aspects of cultural studies.
While work in gender studies is principally found in humanities departments and publications (in areas such as English literature and other literary studies), it is also found in social-scientific areas such as anthropology, sociology, and psychology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gender_studies   (467 words)

  
 Gender and sexuality studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Gender and Sexuality Texts which address gender studies/queer studies, with a particular focus upon discussions of sex, gender, sexual identity and sexuality.
Gender and Sexuality This page publishes texts which address gender studies and queer studies, with a particular focus upon discussions of sex, gender, sexual identity and sexuality in cultural practices.
Gender Studies The University of Hull graduate program on concepts and issues of gender from a range of perspectives, both interdisciplinary and international.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Gender_and_sexuality_studies.html   (437 words)

  
 CSGS
Courses seek to unravel the ways in which ideas about gender and sexuality shape social roles and identities, in addition to the ways in which race, class, and ethnicity function in the experience of gender and sexuality within a culture.
Gender and Sexuality Studies challenges the privileging of some categories (i.e., male or heterosexual) over others, along with the social and political implications of such hierarchies.
Our curriculum makes gender and sexuality central rather than peripheral terms of analysis and seeks to complicate what is often presented as "natural" or "normal" in traditional academic curricula.
www.nyu.edu /fas/gender.sexuality/academicprograms/academicprograms.html   (367 words)

  
 Yale > Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program > Graduate Qualification
Gender (the social and historical meanings of the distinction between the sexes) and sexuality (sexual practices, identities, discourses, and institutions) are studied as they intersect with class, race, ethnicity, and nationality.
In this course sexuality is understood as a social, cultural, and historical phenomenon.
Study of interdisciplinary methodologies shaping the field of lesbian/gay studies and its attendant queer theory.
www.yale.edu /wgss/graduate.html   (1000 words)

  
 Academics | Gender and Sexuality Studies
The Gender and Sexuality Studies (GSS) Program embraces the importance of gender—the composite of social, psychological, and cultural meanings constructed for the sexed body—as a fundamental category of analysis in all the humanistic and scientific disciplines and in the theory and practice of the arts.
The program is committed to the centrality of the study of women and to the need for continuous revisionary understanding of the arts and the disciplinary models of knowledge, using gender as a primary dimension of inquiry.
Gender or sexuality is the primary component of an analysis that draws upon the traditions of feminist scholarship.
www.bard.edu /academics/programs/programs.php?id=692221&pid=764   (402 words)

  
 Cornell University - Feminist, Gender,&Sexuality Studies
Cornell's Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies (FGSS) Program is one of the largest interdisciplinary programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, involving approximately 150 members of the greater Cornell faculty, staff and Ithaca community.
FGSS offers courses, most of them cross-listed with other departments, in topics ranging from "African-American Women in the 20th Century" to "Gender, Nationalism and War" to "Theories of Reproduction" to "Sex in French." In the fall of 2004, nearly 800 students were enrolled in courses cross-listed with FGSS.
Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies welcomes your participation in its governance and encourages faculty, students, and staff to contact the Program Office to become actively involved.
www.arts.cornell.edu /fgss   (146 words)

  
 Gender studies Article, Genderstudies Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Gender studies is theoretical work in the socialsciences or humanities that focuses on issues of sex and gender in languageand society, and often addresses related issues including racial and ethnic oppression, postcolonial societies, and globalization.
Work in gender studies is often associated with work in feminist theory, queer studies, andother theoretical aspects of cultural studies.
While work in genderstudies is principally found in humanities departments and publications (in areas such as English literature and other literary studies), it is also found in social-scientific areas suchas anthropology, sociology,and psychology.
www.anoca.org /work/psychology/gender_studies.html   (341 words)

  
 Current Paradigms in Gender and Sexuality Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sexuality and gender are studied and theorised in many disciplines including psychology and the social sciences.
This article sets out to clarify the use of concepts as well as the foundations of the concepts, which are used in the studies of gender and sexuality.
Therefore, it is pragmatically argued that the concepts of sexuality and gender might be most useful when the idea of a common reality behind one theory is forgotten.
www.psykologienkustannus.fi /sps/abstraktit/abstract_200151_162.htm   (200 words)

  
 Sexuality Studies at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Program Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The minor in Sexuality Studies is designed for students who want to explore the study of sexual/gender identities – such as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and heterosexual – as well as the full range of human sexual behaviors and identities in diverse cultures and historical periods.
The minor is multidisciplinary, drawing on disciplines as wide-ranging as anthropology, biology, cultural studies, economics, genetics, health sciences, history, legal studies, literature, political science, psychology, the visual arts, and sociology to study the varying ways human sexual identities and experiences can be constructed and interpreted.
The Sexuality Studies minor is part of the Women’s Studies department and is especially appropriate for students who anticipate working in advocacy roles for sexual minorities or in professions that address the needs and issues of sexual minorities as a sub-population.
www.unc.edu /sexuality/program.htm   (515 words)

  
 Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Women, Gender, and Sexuality is a cross-disciplinary area of inquiry that investigates the social, psychological, biological, and cultural constructions of gender, as well as the ways women and men locate themselves within gender systems.
The minor is committed to the centrality of the study of women, while at the same time interrogating gender and sexuality as organizing categories.
Courses will allow students to focus their study on materials that illustrate women's condition, history, and achievements; to investigate how women have been portrayed and how we are redefining these representations; and to examine feminist critiques of academic areas of knowledge, including the contributions of queer theory and new feminist research.
www.smcm.edu /Academics/Inter/Women/program.html   (181 words)

  
 CSGS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As the result of the innovations of ethnic studies and women's studies, numerous departments in the Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU have over the years revised their curricula and added new faculty.
The enlargement and elaboration of various departments at NYU over the years is a result to be praised, and yet truly new paradigms, moving beyond ethnic studies, area studies, and gender studies, will not emerge from the disciplines.
The current atmosphere in the Bush administration as well as in higher education exacerbates this worry: the Bureau of Labor Statistics is planning to suspend its collection of data on women employees, for example; meanwhile, the concept of "diversity" is commonly construed to refer only to ethnic and racial diversity.
www.nyu.edu /fas/gender.sexuality/aboutus/aboutus.html   (1064 words)

  
 Yale > Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program > Home
Gender — the social meaning of the distinction between the sexes — and sexualitysexual identities, discourses, and institutions — are studied as they intersect with class, race, ethnicity, nationality, and transnational movements.
The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program was established at Yale in 1979 as the Women's Studies program.
In the past twenty-five years, the program has grown and evolved, changing its name twice — in 1998, to the Women's and Gender Studies Program, and in 2004, to the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program — to recognize the importance of the study of both gender and sexuality in the academy.
www.yale.edu /wgss   (196 words)

  
 Fall 2003 Courses - Sexuality Studies - Division of Interdisicplinary Studies - College of Liberal Arts - The ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Possible case studies include: (1) the sexual politics of suburbia in the 1950s and 1960s, (2) sexual liberation and the counterculture movements of the 1960s and 1970s, (3) gender and eroticism in popular music of the 1970s and 1980s, and (4) cybersex and online sexualities in the 1980s and 1990s.
Indeed, sexuality is grounded in the human body, but the body's physiology and functioning do not directly determine sexual behavior or the meaning attributed to it in a given context.
Though North Americans tend to associate sexuality with biological facts and physio-emotional drives, as a thing apart from family organization, politics, and economics, it is an intensely social activity that is shaped by kinship, economy, and relationships of inequality based on race, class, gender and nation.
www.uiowa.edu /%7Essp/fall2003.html   (982 words)

  
 Studies in Gender and Sexuality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It provides a forum for examining gender and sexuality that is both multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary; in this way it seeks to broaden the purview—theoretical, clinical, and cultural—of all its readers and to promote constructive exchanges among them.
As clinicians and scholars who have written and practiced at the intersection of feminist theory and clinical psychoanalysis for the past two decades, the Editors are particularly interested in those areas of controversy that invite the divergent perspectives and insights of different disciplines.
is directed equally to clinicians (psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers), developmental researchers, and academics working in cultural anthropology, family history, feminism, gender studies, queer studies, social history, sociology, and women's studies, all of whom share an interest in contemporary perspectives on gender and sexuality.
www.analyticpress.com /sgs.html   (597 words)

  
 Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This team-taught course studies gender theory from interdisciplinary perspectives, involving the participation of faculty from the arts, the humanities, the natural sciences, and the social sciences.
Readings, presentations, and discussions contribute to students' understanding of competing definitions of gender in different cultures and at different points in history, especially as they shed light on the emergence of gender studies as a contemporary field of study.
Students learn arguments for the importance or irrelevance of gender on issues such as personal identity and political power, and develop their own positions on the meaning, worth and practice of gender, and its intersection with such related concepts as sex and sexuality.
www.smcm.edu /Academics/inter/women/wgsx210.html   (161 words)

  
 The Kinsey Institute - Professional/Research Links - Education & Training [Related Resources]
Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality (CRGS) San Francisco State University Serves faculty, students, and staff and is dedicated to producing and sharing new and useful knowledge about sexuality and gender.
It also offers Master of Arts Degree in Human Sexuality Studies to provide students knowledge about processes and variations in sexual cultures, sexual identity and gender role formation, and the social, cultural, historical, and ethical foundations of sexuality, intimate relationships, and sexual health.
The Sexuality and Rights Institute is an annual two week long residential course that focuses on a conceptual study of sexuality.
www.indiana.edu /~kinsey/resources/education.html   (2967 words)

  
 Welcome to the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at Macalester College - St. Paul, Minnesota   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department (WGS) at Macalester College, students investigate key questions raised by scholarship on women and gender.
The department has a strong focus on understanding women's and men's lives and the meaning of gender in the context of major interlocking systems of cultural and political differences based on race, nation, class, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
In addition to courses in the discipline of women's, gender, and sexuality studies, students engage in coursework across the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and fine arts.
www.macalester.edu /wgs   (192 words)

  
 Gender and sexuality studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Gender and sexuality studies is a collective term for the study of human gender and sexuality.
It such fields as women's studies lesbian and gay studies and gender study.
It toubles me to think that a large portion of Butler's intended audience ("women," although she may cringe at my use of this term) would get lost in her language and ignor...
www.freeglossary.com /Gender_&_sexuality   (425 words)

  
 Human sexuality and gender topics
There is an amazing diversity of beliefs about human sexuality among Christians, Jews, Muslims, the followers of other faith groups, and those who are not affiliated with any organized religion.
On matters related to human sexuality, Americans tend to be polarized between social and religious conservatives and liberals.
Conservatives from all religions tend to agree with each other: that only opposite-gender sexual behavior is moral, and then only between a man and a woman who are married to each other.
www.religioustolerance.org /chr_sex.htm   (416 words)

  
 Human Sexuality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Human sexuality can only be understood as part of the social life of humans, governed by the same rules of culture and learning as other behaviors and meanings.
The complexity of sexual behaviors in humans is a product of our high intelligence and complex societies, rather than being governed by instinct as in most other animals.
Human sexuality has aspects relating to health, pleasure, and social interactions such as legal and religious taboos.
www.wikiverse.org /human-sexuality   (342 words)

  
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With a particular focus on ethnographic methodologies and research issues, we will consider how studies of gender and sexuality have intersected with traditional anthropological concerns about personhood, kinship, family, and community, and the ways that Western theories of sexuality and gender are both useful and problematic in describing non-Western cultures.
A focus on ethnographic studies will be complemented by readings in other bodies of literature that have informed sexuality studies in the past thirty years, including historical studies, queer theory, and sociology, with the emphasis on how ethnographic studies complicate and elaborate theoretical models from other disciplines
Weston, Kath 1993 Lesbian/Gay studies in the house of anthropology.
www.geocities.com /davidvalentine2002/syllabi/sgsyllabus.html   (1296 words)

  
 EServer.org: Accessible Writing
This collection archives writings from the eighteenth century from the perspectives of literary and cultural studies.
A study of the implications of hypertext for writers.
A collection of texts which address gender studies, with a particular focus upon discussions of sex, gender, sexual identity and sexuality in cultural practices.
eserver.org   (393 words)

  
 Research Guide to Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Subject coverage for gender and sexuality means that articles on masculinity and male homosexuality are included.
While the study of gender and sexuality is constantly evolving, the standardized Library of Congress system of subject headings often lags behind what might be the most current or obvious subject term.
As their subtitle implies, a body of information and advice on sexuality was constructed from the seventeenth century onwards in the form of self-help manuals; moral tracts; medical dissertations; treatises of the specialist sexologists; works of literature; and texts on sexual habits, reproduction, masturbation, prostitution, and sexual pathologies....
www.library.cornell.edu /olinuris/ref/fgss.html   (5581 words)

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