UIC Office of Women's Affairs

 

Gender and Women's Studies 294

Spring 2005 Syllabus Schedule

 

Date

Topic

Week 1

January 11 th , 2005

Intro

Course Expectations

January 13 th , 2005

Becoming a Change Agent and Speaking Out

Week 2

January 18 th , 2005

Campus Resources

Ethical Principles (Hey these tights don't fit! The ethical principles of becoming a superhero)

January 20 th , 2005

Beyond Diversity I

Power, Privilege and Oppression

Week 3

January 25 th , 2005

Beyond Diversity II

Becoming an Ally

January 27 th , 2005

Social Constructions of Masculinity

"Tough Guise" Video/ Discussion

Week 4

February 1 st , 2005

Social Constructions of Femininity

"What a Girl Wants" Video and Discussion

February 3 rd , 2005

 

Social Constructions of Gender

Discussion of Breaking Gender Norms Homework

Week 5

February 8 th , 2005

Exam 1

Checking In - How are we feeling about all of this?

February 10 th, 2005

Names for Women who Have Sex

Sexual Assault

Week 6

February 15 th , 2005

 

Domestic Violence I

February 17 th , 2005

Domestic Violence II

Week 7

February 22 nd , 2005

Stalking, Cyberstalking

February 24 th , 2005

Why We Blame Victims;

What Campus Advocacy Network does to help

Week 8

March 1 st , 2005

Emotional Impact of Crime Victimization;

and Healing ( Counseling Center )

March 3 rd, 2005

Social Psychology of Violence

Perpetrator Profile

Week 9

March 8 th , 2005

Workshop Presentations

March 10 th , 2005

Workshop Presentations

Week 10

March 15 th , 2005

Workshop Presentations

March 17 th , 2005

Exam 2

 

Week 11

March 29 th , 2005

How to develop/facilitate a workshop.

March 31 st , 2005

Beth Richie (Incite!, Research on Women in Prison)

Week 12

April 5 th , 2005

Apna Ghar (Kiran) , HAS (Janece)

April 7 th , 2005

Horizons (Lisa Tonna or Cara Thaxton)

RVA

Week 13

April 12 th , 2005

Interfaith Discussion

Focus Ministeries, Sinai, Shalva, Arab American Services

Apna Ghar

April 14 th , 2005

Intersectionality and Referrals

(Role Plays)

Week 14

April 19 th , 2005

Workshop Presentations

April 21 th , 2005

No Class (Thanksgiving Break)

Week 15

April 26 th , 2005

Workshop Presentations

April 28 th , 2005

Workshop Presentations

Finals Week

May 2 - 6

Final Exam - TBA

 

This project was supported by Grant No. 2002-WA-BX-0011 awarded by the Violence Against Women Office, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.