Women Studies Program

MSC03 2155
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Humanities
441

Phone: (505) 277-3854
Fax: (505) 277-1208

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 December 15, 2017

Women Studies - Fall 2017

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
Moises Santos - santosm@unm.edu 3 Section Full
003 58862

M W 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Education 105

Lecture
Sonia M Gipson Rankin - sgrankin@unm.edu 3 2

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
003 49652

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

Lecture
Jana M Koehler - jmkoehler@unm.edu 3 10
006 57725

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

Lecture
Benjamin H Abbott - babbott@unm.edu 3 3

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 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 214

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

WMST 279 - T: Women Studies

Can be repeated for credit three times by students earning a major or minor in Women Studies.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
004 58692

W 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cons for Env Rsrch, Info & Art 337

Topics
Nina Y Fonoroff - fonoroff@unm.edu 3 3

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
Mitchell Hall 117

Lecture
Andrea L Mays - amays@unm.edu 3 Section Full

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
Mitchell Hall 217

Lecture
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 1

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
Hannah R Long - hannahrlong@unm.edu 3 1

WMST 353 - Women & Creativity

A study of the creative process linked to the artist's position in society. A rotation course that will deal successively with women artists in the visual arts, literature, crafts and with the creative process itself.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
001
58970 Lecture Staff 3 4

WMST 379 - T: Women Studies

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 51527

T R 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 102

Topics
Tiffany Florvil - tflorvil@unm.edu 3 4
002 56830

W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall 118

Topics
Amy L Brandzel - brandzel@unm.edu 3 3
CANCELLED
003
61453 Topics Staff 3 23
005 45486

T R 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Mitchell Hall 221

Topics
Lynn C Bridgers - lbridger@unm.edu 3 5

WMST 479 - Adv Interdisciplinary Topics

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
001 59883

T R 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 214

Topics
Amy L Brandzel - brandzel@unm.edu 3 4

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 4

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 24
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 205

Seminar
Andrea L Mays - amays@unm.edu 3 4

WMST 579 - T: Women Studies

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Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 59180

R 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall 118

Topics
Rajeshwari S Vallury - rvallury@unm.edu 3 3
002 59881

T R 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 214

Topics
Amy L Brandzel - brandzel@unm.edu 3 6
003 60720

W 4:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Technology & Education Center 230

Topics
Ruth G Trinidad - trinidad@unm.edu 3 2
004 43091

R 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall 317

Topics
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 7
005 60986

R 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Technology & Education Center 180

Topics
Jan K Armstrong - jka@unm.edu 3 3


Next Semester's Course Schedule

Schedule as of December 15, 2017

Women Studies - Spring 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
003 39543

T R 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mitchell Hall 221

Lecture
Raquel A Madrigal - rmadr001@unm.edu 3 Section Full
Waitlist: 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 30599

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

Lecture
Monica C Wolfe - wolfe@unm.edu 3 16
002 36695

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

Lecture
Teresa M Caprioglio - tmcaprioglio@unm.edu 3 5

WMST 279 - T: Women Studies

Can be repeated for credit three times by students earning a major or minor in Women Studies.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 45933

W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall 126

Topics
Kirsten E Mundt - kmundt@unm.edu 3 4

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 1

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 Section Full
Waitlist: 6

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 38081

T R 3:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Communication & Journalism 256

Lecture
Shadee Abdi - sabdi@unm.edu 3 Section Full
Waitlist: 3

WMST 332 - Intro to Chicana Studies

(Also offered as CCS 332) An introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Chicana Studies. Includes historical and contemporary research on labor, political involvement, cultural studies and feminism.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
CANCELLED
001
45942 Lecture Staff 3 Section Full

WMST 336 - Queer Theories

Class will touch on some early foundations of queer theory and use that foundation as a spring board to explore queer of color, queer migration, queer diaspora, postcolonial queer, and queer native studies scholarship.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 46373

M 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall 126

Lecture
Amy L Brandzel - brandzel@unm.edu 3 5

WMST 379 - T: Women Studies

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 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Ortega Hall 243

Topics
Andrea L Mays - amays@unm.edu 3 12

WMST 416 - Women & Health in US Hist

(Also offered as HIST 414/614) We examine the health issues women have faced and their responses to them from the 18th to the 20th centuries in the U.S., investigating women as patients, women as practitioners and the gendering of disease.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 45291

M W F 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Dane Smith Hall 225

Lecture
Shannon K Withycombe - swithycombe@unm.edu 3 Section Full
Waitlist: 3

WMST 469 - Multiculturalism Gender Media

(Also offered as CJ 469) Exploration of how gender, race, class, sexual orientation, ethnicity and other social positions affect media coverage, portrayals, production and reception. The course focuses on theories, methods of analysis and topics of current interest.

Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 42873

T R 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Communication & Journalism 258

Lecture
Myra S Washington - myrawashington@unm.edu 3 Section Full
Waitlist: 3
002 39203

M 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Communication & Journalism 258

Lecture
Staff 3 3

WMST 479 - Adv Interdisciplinary Topics

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
001 45987

M W F 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Mitchell Hall 220

Topics
Michael R Candelaria - mcandel@unm.edu 3 5
002 45996

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

Topics
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 3
CANCELLED
003
46010 Topics Staff 3 Section Full

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
Scarlett B Higgins - shiggins@unm.edu 3 16

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 18

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 6

WMST 579 - T: Women Studies

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Sections
# CRN Time/Location Instructor Credits Seats Available
001 45298

W 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall 231

Topics
Luis Campos - luiscampos@unm.edu 3 2
003 36797

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

Topics
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu 3 1
CANCELLED
005
44271 Topics Staff 3 Section Full

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