Women and Gender Studies

Joint Master of Arts in Women and Gender Studies Program

Joint Master of Arts in Women and Gender Studies Program Course Timetable (2017-2018)

Required Courses:

Saint Mary’s University

WGST 6601                Feminist Theory

Term:                          Winter

Day/Time:                   Tuesday 4:00 – 6:30

Instructor:                  Val Marie Johnson

Location:                    Atrium 306


WGST 6604                 Queer Theory

Term:                            Winter

Day/Time:                     Tuesday/Thursday 10:00 – 11:15

Instructor:                    Michele Byers

Location:                    Sobey 159


Mount Saint Vincent University

GWGS 6602(01)          Feminist Methodologies

Term:                          Fall

Day/Time:                   T  04:30-07:00pm

Instructor:                  Marnina Gonick

Location:                     SAC 529


GWGS 6603(01)          Graduate Seminar

Term:                          Fall

Day/Time:                  Th  04:30-07:00pm

Instructor:                  TBA

Location:                    McCain 301


GWGS courses are taught at Mount Saint Vincent University and WGST courses are taught at

Saint Mary’s University.



The following is a selection of relevant courses for Women’s Studies graduate students in 2016-17. It is also possible to take other university courses of particular interest to the student with permission from the Graduate Coordinator.


Students should consult the relevant calendars for course descriptions and are responsible for ensuring that any requirements for admission to the courses are met.  Students need to receive permission from their Program Coordinator before enrolling, at which time they will be advised of the need for submitting additional forms for registration purposes, and the assignment of independent study course numbers.  Prior to enrolling in any Undergraduate courses with the intention of their being upgraded to a Graduate level, students will need to consult with their Program Coordinator and have the appropriate permission form completed.


Mount Saint Vincent University

GWGS 6607       Queer Theory Winter, 03:00-04:15 Instructor Diane Piccitto

ENGL 4407/WOMS 4407/GWGS 6611/

Senior Seminar Winter, Th 04:30-07:00 Instructor El Jones Nancy’s Chair

WOMS 4411/WOMS 3301.02

 Selected Topics in WOMS: Feminism, Youth and Popular Culture, Fall, Th 1:30-04:00,  Instructor  Marnina Gonick
WOMS 3310 Women’s Studies Methodologies Winter, T-Th 03:00-04:15 Instructor  Mary Delaney
WOMS 3312  Contemporary Feminist Thought Fall, T  04:30-07:00 Instructor  Meredith Ralston

WOMS/POLS 3322.18  

Politics and Sex  Winter, T  04:30-06:00 Instructor Meredith Ralston


Women, Social Policy & the Welfare State Winter, T-Th 10:30-11:45 Instructor Tammy Findlay
WOMS/PSYC 3365  Psychology of Women Winter, F  12:00-02:45  Instructor:  TBA


Women, Resistance & Empowerment Fall, Th 04:30-07:00 Instructor El Jones, Nancy’s Chair


Gender & International Relations Fall, MW 01:30-02:45 Instructor Maya Eichler

WOMS/BUSI 4406.01

Managing Diversity: Gender & Other Issues Fall, T Th 10:30-11:45 Instructor TBA
WOMS/BUSI 4406.02 Managing Diversity:  Gender & Other Issues  Winter, T-Th 1:30-2:45 Instructor TBA
GEDU 6100.18  Quantitative Research Methods Winter, T  04:30-07:00 Instructor TBA (Note: Course taught as Distance Collaborate)
GEDU 6107 Qualitative Research Methods Winter, T  04:30-07:00 Instructor TBA
GEPY 6608   Intermediate Statistics & Research Design Fall, T  01:30-04:15 Instructor TBA


  1. B. Independent/Directed Study Numbers: (0.5 unit)=GWGS 6609, 6614, 6615; (1.0 unit)= GWGS 6616
  2. B. For Directed Reading and Directed Study courses please see the graduate coordinator

Thesis:    GWGS 6699(01)A Fall; GWGS 6699(01)B Winter; Continuation:  GWGS 6699(02)



Saint Mary’s University

WMST 1200 1 Intro to Women & Gender Studies   MW 1:00 – 2:15 Audrey MacNevin
WMST 2385 1 hilosophical Issues in Feminism MW 4:00 – 5:15 TBA
WMST 4449 1 Women and Public Policy T 4:00 – 6:29 Alexandra Dobrowolsky
WGST 6829 1 Gender and International Migration R 4:00 – 6:29   Evangelia Tastsoglou
WMST 2826 2 WMST 2826 MW 1:00 – 2:15  Lisa Garnett
WMST 3303 2 Sex, Gender and Society TR 2:30 – 3:45 TBA
WMST 3352 2 Women in Antiquity  TR 2:30 – 3:45 Alison Barclay
WMST 3830 2 Canadian Women TR 1:00 – 2:15 Nicole Neatby
WMST 3833 2 History of Body, Health & Sexuality TR 10:00 – 11:15 Lyndan Warner
WMST 4451 2 Gender and International Relations TR 2:30 – 3:45 Edna Keeble
WGST 6842 2 Animal Life, Social Robots & Cyborg Futures W 4:00 – 6:30 Teresa Heffernan


Note:   1 after course number denotes Fall Term; 2 Winter Term


Thesis:   WGST 6698(1/2), WGST 6699(1/2)


Graduate Coordinators 2017-2018:


Saint Mary’s University

Dr. Michele Byers

McNally South 425

Phone:  902-420-5869

E-mail:  michele.byers@smu.ca


Mount Saint Vincent University

Dr. Randi Warne

Seton 326

Phone:  902-457-6280

E-mail:   randi.warne@msvu.ca