Dr. Bowen is the author of The Politics of Custom in Eighteenth-Century British Fiction (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), on representations of laboring and popular culture in the novel, and has also published articles on the representations of female servants and cross-dressed female soldiers as well as on the development of women’s studies programs on the U.S.-Mexico border. She recently completed an essay on queer aesthetics in Restoration erotic poetry that is forthcoming in GLQ.
eighteenth-century british literature, early modern popular culture, queer studies, queer theory, literary representations of labor, literary history of the novel
EDUC 6110 - Student Affairs in Higher Education
Provides students with a thorough introduction to the field of student affairs administration in higher education. Explores diverse facets of college student affairs administration and its role within US higher education. The course will help students develop a broad foundation for subsequent Higher Education study and practice. Focuses on philosophies, complexities, and futures of the student affairs profession.
WGST 2050 - Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Culture
Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
Explores diverse cultural forms such as film, popular fiction and non-fiction, music videos, public art, websites, blogs and zines which are shaped by, and in turn shape, popular understandings of gender at the intersections of race, class, ability, religion, nation and imperialism.
WGST 2200 - Women, Gender, Literature, and the Arts
Introduces the contributions of women to literature and the performing arts from a historical and cross-cultural perspective. Emphasizes representations of gender and sexuality, as well as the cultural contexts in which artworks are created. Stresses issues of structure, content, and style, along with the acquisition of basic techniques of literary and arts criticism. Recommended prerequisite: WGST 2000.