Jun 29, 2022
The minor consists of a minimum of 5 full courses (or the equivalent).
Note: Students must earn minimum grades of C- or P for all courses that apply toward the minor.
View the catalog page for the Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies department.
Summary of Requirements
No more than one course at the 100-level.
Of the five required courses, no more than three may come from one department.
Transfer of Credit
At least 4 of the 5 courses must be taken at Oberlin.
Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Courses
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- GSFS 100 - Introduction to Comparative American Studies
- GSFS 101 - Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies
- GSFS 108 - Introduction to Religion: Women and the Western Traditions
- GSFS 135 - Introduction to Religion: Devotion and Performance in South Asia
- GSFS 201 - Latinas/os in Comparative Perspective
- GSFS 202 - Visible Bodies and the Politics of Sexuality
- GSFS 203 - Sociology of Sexuality
- GSFS 204 - Rhetorics of Gender Non-Conformity
- GSFS 206 - Funny Women: Women, Comedy, and Film
- GSFS 207 - Introduction to Queer Studies
- GSFS 208 - Queer Beginnings: 1990
- GSFS 209 - American Identities and Popular Culture
- GSFS 214 - Friends, Foes, and Feminism: Relationships in Contemporary US Novels
- GSFS 216 - Gender and Public Health: Feminist Approaches to Theory and Practice
- GSFS 217 - Sexual & Reproductive Justice
- GSFS 220 - Religion and Transnational Feminism
- GSFS 227 - Introduction to Feminist Science Studies
- GSFS 229 - Bodies in Japanese Literature & Culture 1945 to 2020
- GSFS 232 - Religion and Culture in Indian Epics
- GSFS 235 - Debating Citizenships
- GSFS 237 - Gender and Sexuality in Indian Religions
- GSFS 253 - Pens and Needles: Gender and Media in Early America
- GSFS 260 - Asian American History
- GSFS 261 - Gender Theory and the Study of Religion
- GSFS 263 - Roots of Religious Feminism in North America
- GSFS 264 - Abortion and Religion
- GSFS 270 - Queer Gestures - Dance & Performance
- GSFS 278 - Ideal vs. Practice of US Democracy: Gender, Race, and the War on Terror
- GSFS 301 - Feminist Theory
- GSFS 302 - Femmes Fatales: Narratives of Feminine Evil, Sexuality, and Perversity
- GSFS 304 - Transnational Feminisms
- GSFS 305 - Feminist Research Methodologies
- GSFS 312 - Music by Women
- GSFS 315 - Queer Media, Activism and Thought in France: Case Studies
- GSFS 316 - Queering Sex Education
- GSFS 317 - Transgender Cultural Studies
- GSFS 319 - Sexual “Absences”
- GSFS 321 - Black Feminist Thought: Historical Perspective
- GSFS 324 - Chinese Queer Cinema
- GSFS 330 - Religion, Gender, and Sexuality in India
- GSFS 339 - Prostitution & Social Control
- GSFS 340 - Gender & Visual Arts in Europe
- GSFS 347 - Sophistications: Queer Postwar New York-Paris Connections
- GSFS 386 - Nightlife: Place, Identity and Feeling Alive
- GSFS 400 - Senior Capstone
- GSFS 408 - Bad Education: Female Instruction in Ibero-America
- GSFS 426 - Latin American Literature and the Narrative of the Queer and the Perverse