Courses

0-99 Advanced Placement Credit; House Courses; First-Year Seminars; First-Year Writing; Registrar/Department special purpose
100-199 Introductory-level undergraduate courses; basic skills/activity courses; foundation courses; Focus program courses
200-399 Undergraduate courses above introductory level
400-499 Advanced undergraduate, senior seminars, capstone courses, honors thesis courses
500-699 Graduate courses open to advanced undergraduates
700-999 Graduate only courses (not open to undergraduates)

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Number Title Codes
GSF 80S Special Topics in Writing
GSF 89S First-Year Seminar in Gender Studies
SXL 89S First Year Seminar
GSF 101S Gateway Seminar: Gender and Everyday Life CCI, EI, W, SS
GSF 115 Introduction to the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality CCI, EI, CZ, SS
GSF 122 History of Latinxs in the United States CCI, CZ, SS
GSF 160S Gateway Seminar: The Global Sixties: Race, Revolution, Sexuality CCI, R, W, ALP, CZ
GSF 188S Gateway Seminar: The Price of Sex: Gender and the Global Political Economy EI, R, W, CZ, SS
GSF 190A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Women's Studies
GSF 190FS Special Topics in Focus
GSF 190S Special Topics in Women's Studies
GSF 191FS Intersections of the Sexual Brain CCI, STS, CZ, NS
GSF 195 Comparative Approaches to Global Issues CCI, W, CZ, SS
GSF 198 LGBTQ/Queer Cinema and Cultural Production ALP, SS
GSF 199S Thinking Gender: An Introduction to Feminist Theory CCI, SS
SXL 115 Introduction to the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality CCI, EI, CZ, SS
SXL 116 Sexual Pleasure in the Modern World CCI, EI, CZ
SXL 160S Gateway Seminar: The Global Sixties: Race, Revolution, Sexuality CCI, R, W, ALP, CZ
SXL 190S Seminars in Selected Topics
SXL 191FS Intersections of the Sexual Brain CCI, STS, CZ, NS
SXL 199S Introduction to LGBTQ Studies CZ
GSF 202S Introduction to LGBTQ Studies CZ
GSF 205 Science, Technology, Ethics, and Masculinity in American Culture CCI, EI, STS, CZ
GSF 207 Sexuality, Bible, Church, and Controversy
GSF 208 The French Love Story CCI, ALP
GSF 209S Muslim Women Across the Ages CCI, W, CZ, SS
GSF 211S Gender and Slavery in the Americas CCI, EI, W, CZ
GSF 212 Gender in Dance and Theatre CCI, ALP, CZ
GSF 213S Feminist Art from the 1970s to the Present CCI, W, ALP
GSF 214 Contemporary Israeli Cinema CCI, EI, ALP
GSF 215 Cyborgs CCI, STS, W, SS
GSF 216 Gender and Socialism CCI, EI, CZ, SS
GSF 217 Gender and Culture CCI, SS
GSF 220 Case Studies in Global Sexual and Reproductive Health CCI, STS, W, SS
GSF 221 Women at Work: Gendered Experience of Corporate Life CCI, STS, SS
GSF 222 Gender and Philosophy EI, CZ
GSF 222S Gender and Philosophy
GSF 225 Women and the Political Process R, SS
GSF 226S Writing American Politics EI, R, W, CZ, SS
GSF 229S Space-Body-Image CCI, ALP
GSF 230 Women in the Economy CCI, EI, R, SS
GSF 231S Vampire Chronicles: Fantasies of Vampirism in a Cross-Cultural Perspective CCI, ALP
GSF 232 Gender and Language CCI, R, SS
GSF 235S Clinical Issues for the LGBTQ Community CCI, SS
GSF 237 African American Women and History CCI, CZ
GSF 239 Women, Gender, and Sexuality in U.S. History CCI, EI, W, CZ, SS
GSF 239D Women, Gender, and Sexuality in U.S. History CCI, EI, W, CZ, SS
GSF 241 Gender, Work, and Organizations CCI, SS
GSF 245S Women in Visual Arts ALP, CZ
GSF 248S Book Publishing & Marketing: A Case Study of the Romance Fiction Industry CCI, W, ALP, CZ
GSF 252S Popular Fictions ALP
GSF 258S Women and Power in the Renaissance EI, W, CZ
GSF 260 The Actress: Celebrity and the Woman CCI, ALP, CZ
GSF 265S Introduction to Digital Feminism
GSF 266 Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World CCI, ALP, CZ
GSF 269SA Gender and Immigration between Europe and the Middle East CCI, ALP
GSF 270 Animals and Ethics: Welfare, Rights, Utilitarianism, and Beyond CCI, EI, SS
GSF 275 Food, Farming, and Feminism CCI, EI, SS
GSF 276 Performance Art History and Theory CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
GSF 277D Global Art Since 1945 CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
GSF 277S Global Art Since 1945 CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
GSF 278 Sex/Gender - Nature/Nurture: Intersections of Biology and Society STS, NS
GSF 279 Melodrama East and West CCI, ALP
GSF 281 European Art 1900-1945 CCI, ALP, CZ
GSF 290 Selected Topics in Women's Studies
GSF 290A Selected Topics in Women's Studies
GSF 290S Selected Topics in Women's Studies
GSF 290SA Selected Topics in Women's Studies
GSF 291 Independent Study
GSF 293 Research Independent Study R
GSF 296S Black Muslims: Race, Religion, & Culture CCI, CZ
GSF 298S Global Humanitarianism CCI, EI, R, SS
GSF 299 Hip Hop and Religion CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
GSF 301S Theory Today: Introduction to the Study of Literature ALP
GSF 306S Activism, Women, and Danger: Documenting Race, Gender and Activism in the American South CCI, EI, R, SS
GSF 315SA New York Scenes R, ALP
GSF 320 Hashtags Memes, Digital Tribes CCI, EI, STS, ALP, CZ
GSF 320S Hashtags Memes, Digital Tribes CCI, EI, STS, ALP, CZ
GSF 322S Sex, Politics and Feminist Philosophy EI, CZ
GSF 323SA Transnational Muslims in Germany: Politics of Migration, Religion, and Culture CCI, EI, CZ, SS
GSF 325S Understanding Mediation CCI, ALP, CZ
GSF 333S Bad Behavior EI, STS, CZ, SS
GSF 335S Decolonization: Histories, Meanings, Struggles CCI, EI, CZ, SS
GSF 338S Women and Visual Media Studies CCI, ALP
GSF 339S Women and Film: Directors of the Diaspora CCI, ALP
GSF 350 Brains, Everywhere EI, CZ
GSF 350S Brains, Everywhere EI, CZ
GSF 351S Adoption Ethics CCI, EI, SS
GSF 352S Sex Work: The Politics of Sexual Labor CCI, SS
GSF 360S Feminist Activism: Social Movements CCI, W, CZ, SS
GSF 361 Money, Sex, Power CCI, CZ, SS
GSF 362 Gender and Popular Culture CCI, W, SS
GSF 362S Gender and Popular Culture CCI, W, SS
GSF 363S Interpreting Bodies: Identity and Beyond CCI, SS
GSF 364S Race, Gender, and Sexuality CCI, SS
GSF 365 Gender and Political Theory CCI, SS
GSF 365S Love, Marriage, Education: Theories About Women from Rousseau to Beauvoir CCI, ALP
GSF 366 Nature, Culture, and Gender EI, CZ, NS
GSF 366S Nature, Culture, and Gender CCI, EI, NS, SS
GSF 367 Feminist Ethics CCI, EI, SS
GSF 367S Feminist Ethics CCI, EI, SS
GSF 368 Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights CCI, EI, SS
GSF 369 Transnational Feminism CCI, EI, R, SS
GSF 369S Transnational Feminism CCI, EI, R, SS
GSF 370S Queer Theory CCI, ALP, SS
GSF 372S Freud and Sexuality CCI, R, SS
GSF 373S Freud and Feminism: The Unconscious CCI, R, SS
GSF 374S Global Men and Masculinities CCI, W, SS
GSF 375 Reproductive Ethics EI, STS, SS
GSF 376S Black Feminist Theory CCI, R, CZ, SS
GSF 385S Women in the Public Sphere: History, Theory and Practice CCI, W, SS
GSF 386S Politics of Sexuality CCI, R, W, CZ, SS
GSF 387 Moral Panics, Spectacle, and Everyday Life: Social Anxieties and Minorities CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
GSF 390 Special Topics in Women's Studies
GSF 390S Special Topics in Women's Studies
SXL 229 Sexuality and Society CCI, EI, R, SS
SXL 231S Vampire Chronicles: Fantasies of Vampirism in a Cross-Cultural Perspective CCI, ALP
SXL 235S Clinical Issues for the LGBTQ Community CCI, SS
SXL 264S Race, Gender, and Sexuality CCI, SS
SXL 268 Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights CCI, EI, SS
SXL 278 Sex/Gender - Nature/Nurture: Intersections of Biology and Society STS, NS
SXL 290 Selected Topics
SXL 290S Seminars in Selected Topics
SXL 295S Sex Work: The Politics of Sexual Labor CCI, SS
SXL 310S Freud and Sexuality CCI, R, SS
SXL 377 Global History of Sexuality CCI, EI, CZ, SS
SXL 386S Politics of Sexuality CCI, R, W, CZ, SS
GSF 401 Gender and the Law CCI, EI, SS
GSF 402S James Baldwin and Toni Morrison CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
GSF 412S Capstone Seminar - Globalization: Asia and Asian America CCI, R, STS, CZ, SS
GSF 415S Interethnic Intimacies: Production and Consumption CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
GSF 420S De l’Horrible Danger de la Lecture / On the Terrible Danger of Reading CCI, FL, ALP
GSF 432S Gender, Sex and Citizenship CCI, EI, SS
GSF 438S Techno-Orientalism: Asian/America, (Post)Human and Science Fiction CCI, ALP, CZ
GSF 439 Queer China CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
GSF 490 Advanced Topics in Women's Studies
GSF 490S Advanced Topics in Women's Studies
GSF 493 Honors Independent Study R
GSF 494 Honors Independent Study R
GSF 495S Latino/as in the Global South Capstone - Global/Local Contexts CCI, CZ, SS
GSF 499S Senior Seminar in Women's Studies CCI, R, W
SXL 432S Gender, Sex and Citizenship CCI, EI, SS
SXL 438S Techno-Orientalism: Asian/America, (Post)Human and Science Fiction CCI, ALP, CZ
SXL 470S Queer Theory CCI, ALP, SS
GSF 501S History of Sexuality CCI, CZ, SS
GSF 502S Queer China CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
GSF 503S Cartographies of Gender and Sexuality in Middle East R, SS
GSF 505S Interethnic Intimacies: Production and Consumption CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
GSF 509S Race, Class, and Gender: A Social History of Modern (1750-present) Britain CCI, EI, CZ, SS
GSF 515S Gender, Identity, and Public Policy R, SS
GSF 519S Topics in Sexuality and Gender Studies CCI, ALP
GSF 541S Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Science STS, CZ
GSF 581S Masculinities CCI, R, CZ, SS
GSF 584S Global History of Medicine CCI, EI, STS, CZ
GSF 590 Topics in Feminist Studies
GSF 590S Selected Topics in Feminist Studies
GSF 601S Debates in Women's Studies
GSF 611S Film Feminisms CCI, ALP, CZ
GSF 615S The #Selfie EI, R, STS, CZ
GSF 701S Foundations in Feminist Theory
GSF 709S Science, Medicine, and the Body
GSF 730S Feminist Knowledge, Interdisciplinarity, and Social Change
GSF 740S Critical Genealogies
GSF 770 Interdisciplinary Research Workshop
GSF 771S Graduate Seminar: Theories of Corporeality
GSF 772S Graduate Seminar in Critical Dance Studies
GSF 780S Teaching Race, Teaching Gender
GSF 795T Tutorial in Special Topics
GSF 796T Tutorial in Special Topics
GSF 820 Consent: Sex and Governance in the Age of Revolution
GSF 820S The Pedagogy of Women's Studies
GSF 860S Major Figures in Feminist Thought
GSF 890 Advanced Topics
GSF 890S Advanced Topics in Feminist Studies
GSF 891 Independent Study
GSF 960S Interdisciplinary Debates (Topics)