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Alomar, Maisam A Assistant Professor

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  • race and gender, medicine and disability, science and technology studies, law and social structures

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  • ARSC 1480 - MASP Social Science Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Fosters an appreciation of the social sciences. Readings, discussions, cooperative learning exercises, and outside activities illustrate the interconnections between different bodies of knowledge. Emphasizes relationships between the social sciences and the real world. Department consent required. May be repeated up to 4 total credit hours.
  • ARSC 1490 - MASP Humanities Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Enhances students' knowledge and appreciation of the humanities. Readings, discussions, cooperative learning exercises, workshopping papers and presentation, guest speakers, and outside activities are designed to enhance both students' appreciation of the subject matter and their performance in their regular courses. Emphasis is on actively using knowledge of humanities in a variety of ways. Department consent required. May be repeated up to 4 total credit hours.
  • WGST 2000 - Introduction to Feminist Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Introduces students to the field of Women and Gender Studies. Examines gender issues in the United States from interdisciplinary, multicultural and feminist perspectives. Covers such topics as sexuality, beauty ideals, women's health, violence against women, work, the economy, peace and war and the environment.
  • WGST 2500 - Gender, Race, Sex and the Body
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Studies the body as a site for the production of social difference, meaning and inequality. Focuses on the body as a conduit for political, social, and ethical dilemmas and conflicts. Examines a selection of these issues to help students understand what a body is, how bodily difference is constructed, and what this constructed difference signifies.
  • WGST 3610 - Gender, Race, Science and Technology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Examines the role of science and technology in forming conceptions of race, gender and class, and vice-versa. Considers how some populations benefit from scientific knowledge-production while others are excluded or come to be its subjects. Students will explore this knowledge production through historical, anthropological, literary, and philosophical investigations of technology and scientific inquiry. Recommended requisites: WGST 2000 or WGST 2050 or WGST 2500 or WGST 2600.
  • WGST 3702 - Topics in U.S. Gender and Sexuality Studies (SS)
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Examines selected topics in women, gender and sexuality in the social sciences, from a U.S. perspective. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours for different topics. Recommended prerequisite: WGST 2000 or WGST 2600.
  • WGST 6190 - Feminist Methodology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Explores feminist methodology across a range of disciplines. Themes include experience and interpretation, the social position of the researcher, language and argument structure, knowledge and power, bias and objectivity, and the ethics and politics of research. Meets the requirements for the WGST certificate.
  • WGST 6290 - Special Topics in Gender and Sexuality Studies
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Offers interdisciplinary feminist perspectives on different special topics such as gender and war, gender and globalization, women's social movements, gender and citizenship, gender and collective memory, and cultural representations of gender and sexuality. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Meets the requirements for the WGST certificate.

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