Women Studies Program

MSC03 2155
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Humanities
441

Phone: (505) 277-3854
Fax: (505) 277-0182

Current Course Offerings

Below is the most current schedule of classes being offered this semester and next semester in the Women Studies Program. Also see our Course Descriptions Archive.

Current Semester Course Schedule

Schedule as of November 14, 2018

Women Studies - Fall 2018

WMST 109 - Comparative Global Societies

(Also offered as AFST, CCS, NATV, SUST 109) The course explores historical and contemporary social forces that impact ethnic communities across the Americas. Students will examine social and economic dynamics of Indigenous, Latino, Asian-Pacific, Africana communities, and women's experiences.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 51646

M W F 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 324

Lecture
Dora E Careaga-Coleman - careaga@unm.edu 3 1
CANCELLED
003
58862 Lecture Staff 3 3

WMST 200 - Intro to Women Studies

This interdisciplinary course explores intersectional influences of gender, race, class, sexuality, and other factors of identity in regional, national, and international contexts; the critical historical study of feminist activism and Women's Studies in the U.S.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 49652

M W F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Collaborative Teaching & Learn 230

Lecture
Raquel A Madrigal - rmadr001@unm.edu 3 10
002 57725

T R 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Centennial Engineering Center 1026

Lecture
Emily K Guerra - EGuerra@salud.unm.edu 3 7

WMST 255 - Black Women and the Diaspora

(Also offered as AFST 255) This survey course reviews the contributions of Black women to the Black Diasporic story.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 54122

M W F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 207

Lecture
Natasha B Howard - nacosta@unm.edu 3 Section Full

WMST 304 - Feminist Theories

Exploration of the intersections, connections, and tensions between feminist theory and queer, critical race, and postcolonial theories. Theoretical focus on the discussion around previous and emerging analyses of identity, knowledge/power, and justice.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 44499

T R 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Humanities 428

Lecture
Andrea L Mays - amays@unm.edu 3 5

WMST 313 - Women and the Law

(Also offered as POLS 313) A survey of legal issues affecting women. Examines the historical development and current law of equal opportunity, sexual harassment, pay equity, sports, family, reproduction and sexual violence. Prerequisite: POLS 303.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 44694

T R 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 234

Lecture
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 4

WMST 325 - Race Class & Feminism

This course will open discussion on the significance of race and class as an integral component in the development of feminist movements.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 62862

M 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall 126

Lecture
Theresa J Cordova - tcordov1@unm.edu 3 Section Full

WMST 326 - Gender & Comm

(Also offered as CJ 326) Study of the relationship between gender and communication with specific attention to how gender affects language, verbal and nonverbal communication practices and how women's movements have attempted to transform gendered communication practices.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 50818

T R 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Communication & Journalism 256

Lecture
Anthony R Zarinana - azarinana@unm.edu 3 Section Full
002 62627

T R 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Communication & Journalism 119

Lecture
Sophie D Jones - sdj1992@unm.edu 3 Section Full

WMST 339 - Women & Cultural Violence

An examination of cultural violence toward women (rape, domestic violence, sexual harassment, emotional and verbal abuse, media images, etc.) through political, economic, psychological, social and cultural perspectives.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 62525

R 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Collaborative Teaching & Learn 210

Lecture
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 15

WMST 379 - T:

Can be repeated for credit three times by students earning a major or minor in Women Studies. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 62152

T R 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 126

Topics
Lynn C Bridgers - lbridger@unm.edu 3 7
CANCELLED
002
56830 Topics Staff 3 5
003 62625

W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall 329

Topics
Amy L Brandzel - brandzel@unm.edu 3 Section Full
004 62632

M 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Center for the Arts 2018

Topics
Stephanie G Becker - sbecker@unm.edu 3 6
CANCELLED
005
63469 Topics Staff 3 20
006 63500

T R 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Dane Smith Hall 318

Topics
Ian K Winchester - iwinches@unm.edu 3 1
CANCELLED
007
64019 Topics Staff 3 3

WMST 498 - Feminism in Action

Planned and supervised work experience in a community agency serving women.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 40961

T 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall 106

Practice Experience
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 6

WMST 499 - Independent Study

Student is expected to present a topic for study. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 55144


Independent Study
Scarlett B Higgins - shiggins@unm.edu 1 TO 3 29
002 60629


Independent Study
Andrea L Mays - amays@unm.edu 3 25
004 14172 Independent Study Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 1 TO 3 25

WMST 510 - Feminist Theories

Study of major themes in contemporary feminist thought.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 42731

T 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall 117

Seminar
Andrea L Mays - amays@unm.edu 3 3

WMST 579 - T:

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Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 63939

W 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
George Pearl Hall 327

Topics
Laura Harjo - harjo@unm.edu 3 3
CANCELLED
003
60720 Topics Staff 3 3

WMST 597 - Independent Study

Independent project culminating in a final paper. Students must submit a proposal to instructor prior to receiving permission to register. Restriction: permission of instructor. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 63549


Independent Study
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 5


Next Semester's Course Schedule

Schedule as of November 14, 2018

Women Studies - Spring 2019

WMST 109 - Comparative Global Societies

(Also offered as AFST, CCS, NATV, SUST 109) The course explores historical and contemporary social forces that impact ethnic communities across the Americas. Students will examine social and economic dynamics of Indigenous, Latino, Asian-Pacific, Africana communities, and women's experiences.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
003 39543

T R 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mitchell Hall 214

Lecture
Staff 3 4

WMST 200 - Intro to Women Studies

This interdisciplinary course explores intersectional influences of gender, race, class, sexuality, and other factors of identity in regional, national, and international contexts; the critical historical study of feminist activism and Women's Studies in the U.S.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 30599

M W F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 333

Lecture
Staff 3 24
002 36695

T R 11:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 233

Lecture
Staff 3 27

WMST 314 - Women & Contemp Legal Issues

(Also offered as POLS 314) This course looks at the intersection of sex and law. Topics include Social Contract Theory as a sexual and domestic labor contract, NM rape laws, legal definitions of pornography, and sexual torture: consensual or criminal. Prerequisite: POLS 303.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 38993

T R 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Collaborative Teaching & Learn 210

Lecture
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 10

WMST 325 - Race Class & Feminism

This course will open discussion on the significance of race and class as an integral component in the development of feminist movements.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 40024

T R 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mitchell Hall 121

Lecture
Andrea L Mays - amays@unm.edu 3 13

WMST 379 - T:

Can be repeated for credit three times by students earning a major or minor in Women Studies. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 39090

W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall 215

Topics
Rajeshwari S Vallury - rvallury@unm.edu 3 4
002 45992

T R 3:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Humanities 428

Topics
Andrea L Mays - amays@unm.edu 3 19
003 47383

W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Humanities 428

Topics
Amy L Brandzel - brandzel@unm.edu 3 10
005 47985

T R 3:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Sara Raynolds Hall 101

Topics
Tiffany Florvil - tflorvil@unm.edu 3 8

WMST 479 - Adv T: Interdisciplinary

An advanced seminar on the interdisciplinary study of feminism, gender, and sexuality in the arts, humanities, natural, social or health sciences.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 45996

R 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall 208

Topics
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 5

WMST 492 - Senior Seminar

An advanced course for seniors in Women Studies, emphasizing synthesis and development of research skills. Restriction: senior standing and permission of instructor. {Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 34936

T 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall 333

Seminar
Staff 3 25

WMST 493 - Senior Honors Thesis

Offered by independent study to Women Studies majors eligible for honors. This capstone experience in the honors program builds on WMST 492, and is intended to complete the writing of the honors thesis. Prerequisite: 492. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 46571


Independent Study
Andrea L Mays - amays@unm.edu 3 25

WMST 499 - Independent Study

Student is expected to present a topic for study. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 46401


Independent Study
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 1 TO 3 20

WMST 512 - Feminist Research Methodology

Study of feminist research methodologies, covering interdisciplinary feminist approaches to research and applications of feminist scholarship.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 35511

W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall 221

Seminar
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 5

WMST 579 - T:

.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
002 36797

R 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall 208

Topics
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 3
003 47384

W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Humanities 428

Topics
Amy L Brandzel - brandzel@unm.edu 3 3

WMST 597 - Independent Study

Independent project culminating in a final paper. Students must submit a proposal to instructor prior to receiving permission to register. Restriction: permission of instructor. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 39623


Independent Study
Justina Trott - JTrott@salud.unm.edu 3 10