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Worksheet on the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission I

Atomic Bomb Casuality Commision I.pdf
This is an in-class assignment about the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, a US research institute established after WWII in Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to study effect of radiation on humans. The worksheet is based on a couple of…

Environmental Issues in French and Francophone Literature

Environmental Issues in French and Francophone Literature.pdf
This advanced French literature course explores environmental issues in three units that each consist of readings from both contemporary and historical periods. The first unit considers how the impact of environmental disaster or decline varies…

FRN 825:The Marquis de Sade: From materialist philosophy to popular culture and feminist theory

Dr. Steinberg gives a lecture on the relationships of Sade with the French Revolution.

Worksheet on the Hiroshima Maidens

Worksheet on the Hiroshima Maidens.pdf
This is an in-class assignment about the "Hiroshima Maidens," Japanese women whose faces had been severely scarred by the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945, who came to the United States in the mid-1950 to receive "corrective" surgeries. The…

WGSS 497: "Bad Mothers"

Bad Mothers.pdf
An undergraduate women's studies course that examines why women are often judged on their ability to have and raise children, and that charts the evolution of attitudes toward mothering. We begin by reading works by Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Sigmund…

History of Sexuality in Modern Science

LB333 syllabus Fall 2017.pdf
This upper-level undergraduate course examines scientists’ changing approaches to sexuality in a range of different societies from the beginning of sexology in the late nineteenth century to the revival of biological studies at the end of the…

Sex, Health, and Feminism in Trans-Pacific World

492 syllabus SP14.pdf
This senior seminar Health, Sex, and Feminism in the Trans-Pacific World explores issues of gender, sexuality, and health/illness in the contexts of nation states, colonialism, and post-colonialism, with a focus on four pertinent areas of conflict…

FR597: The Abnormal Early Modern

The Abnormal Early Modern.pdf
A graduate seminar in French that examines texts from the 16th-18th centuries organized around the theme of abnormality. Students also read critical theory in gender and sexuality studies, disability studies, and queer studies, among others.

FR543: Studies in the Enlightenment: Kinship, Community, and State

FR543 syllabus.pdf
A graduate seminar in French that examines 18th-century novels and poems from France and Haiti exploring the relation of kinship and community to the State. Students also read critical theory in psychoanalytic theory, gender and sexuality studies,…

WGSS 497: "Bad Mothers," Presentation of Cultural Object Assignment

Cultural Object Presentation.pdf
Description of cultural object presentation for Women's Studies course on mothers and mothering.

WGSS 497: "Bad Mothers," Creative Project description

Bad Mothers- Creative Project.pdf
Final project for Women's Studies course on mothers and mothering. Students have the option of creating an artistic piece or a blog that analyzes motherhood from multiple perspectives.

Comparative History of Sexuality, Health, and Illness

HST850 syllabus.pdf
The history graduate course explores histories of sexuality, health, and illness in the contexts of colonialism and post-colonialism between the mid-nineteenth century and the end of the twentieth-century, with a focus on pertinent issues such as…

FRN 825:The Marquis de Sade: From materialist philosophy to popular culture and feminist theory

Dr. Grey gives a lecture on the philosophical debates between materialists and theologians in Western Europe during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, focusing on Descartes, La Mettrie, and Sade.

Worksheet on the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission II

Atomic Bomb Casuality Commission II.pdf
This is an in-class assignment about the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, a US research institute established after WWII in Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to study effect of radiation on humans. The worksheet is based on a couple of…

FR331: Introduction to French Civilization I, Final Project description

Projet Finale- Un Projet Historique.pdf
(This document is in French.) Although many of the topics offered for this project are pre-Enlightenment era, this project could easily be adapted to current topics. For this final project, students work in groups to create a newspaper (in paper or…

FRN 825:The Marquis de Sade: From materialist philosophy to popular culture and feminist theory

FRN 825 The Marquis de Sade.pdf
A graduate seminar that examines Sade's work (La Philosophie dans le boudoir) and his adaptation of 18th-century materialist philosophy, as well as Sade's impact on later feminist pro-sex authors like Virginie Despentes and Morgane Merteuil and…

Places and Spaces of the Francophone World: Disasters

Microsoft Word - Places and Spaces Syllabus.pdf
An advanced French course that explores representations of disasters in sculpture, painting, literature, and film.