Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS), formerly known as Women's Studies (WST).

WGS 101W Intro to Women's Studies

Introduces the scholarship and interdisciplinary nature of women's studies. Examines women's position in diverse cultures and explores the origins, development, and effect of cultural assumptions about women's natures, issues, and societal roles. Prerequisite: ENG 101

Augusta
25121 W 01:00PM-03:45PM Taylor 3

Bangor
24664 MW 01:00PM-02:20PM Retzlaff 3

WGS 310W Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Trangender Studies

(This course is cross-listed with HUM 310W.)LGBT studies considers how and why sexuality are cultural constructions.In broad terms, this course will seek to answer the questions:what does it mean to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, and /or transgendered?The LGBT experience(s) will be placed in various cultural, historical, and social contexts.Prerequisites:ENG 101.WGS 101W is also recommended but not mandatory.3 CR.

Augusta
(VC Broadcast Class)
26282 TH 04:00PM-06:45PM Kellerman 3

Bangor
(VC Receive Class)
26283 TH 04:00PM-06:45PM Kellerman 3

WGS 337 Masculinities in Late 20th Century American Literature

(Crosslisted with ENG 337) Since the end of World War II, many books andarticles have warned of a crisis of American masculinity. In this course, we willapproach this so-called crisis by reading a variety of literary works that exploreAmerican masculinity, manhood and boyhood through a variety of lensesincluding power, violence, nationalism, work, sports, race, age, class, andsexuality. Prerequisites: ENG 102W. 3 credits.

Augusta
(VC Receive Class)
26011 W 01:00PM-03:45PM Sychterz 3

Bangor
(VC Broadcast Class)
26009 W 01:00PM-03:45PM Sychterz 3

Video Conference
W 01:00PM-03:45PM Sychterz 3
26013 Ellsworth/Hancock
29704 Houlton
26012 Rockland