History majors/minors can elect a focus in the history of women, gender, and sexuality.  This entirely optional approach allows students the opportunity to add depth and breadth to their understanding of the histories of women, gender, and sexuality. Department courses include the histories of women, gender, and sexuality in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the United States, such as:

  • Reformers and Radicals in US History
  • The Birds & the Bees: History of Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth in the U.S.
  • American Women in the Mid-20th Century
  • Visual Culture in Latin America
  • Eliza Hamilton's America
  • History of Disability
  • Africa Since 1800
  • Race & Ethnicity in Latin America & the Caribbean
  • Women in the Middle East
  • Contemporary Cuba
  • Women in Chinese History
  • Gender, Feminism, & Globalization
  • Sex, Beauty, Body in Brazil & the Caribbean
  • Environmental History of Latin America
  • Women's America
  • Parades, Riots, Mass Movements
  • Gender & Sex: European History
  • Gender & Sexuality in Latin America & the Caribbean