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The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies offers a masters, a doctorate and a collaborative program (at the master’s level) in women’s studies.

The objective of the MA program in women’s studies is to encourage the acquisition of in-depth, plural, diversified, and heuristic knowledge of the different currents of feminist thought, including theoretical and methodological proposals. The program aims to develop an aptitude for research in the university or the community, while enriching the student’s personal work through the supervised writing of a research paper or thesis.

The primary objective of the Doctoral program is to prepare candidates for a career in teaching and research. The program, however, also prepares candidates for other careers by giving them a comprehensive knowledge in feminist theory, methodology and analysis in a context that highlights the need for scholarship engaged with the realities of an increasingly transnational world. PhD graduates will have acquired and demonstrated their aptitude to produce scholarly work engaged with some of the most urgent issues in the global and local socio-political, cultural and economic landscape while identifying new directions for feminist scholarship and intervention.

The programs offer a specialization in one or the other of the following fields of research:

  • Gender, Power and Representations

The field of Gender, Power and Representations examines gendered representations in such domains as literature, arts, communications, history, politics and the law (among others). Such scholarship interrogates commonplace understandings of masculinity and femininity and examines the ways in which sex and gender intersect with race, class, sexuality, ability and age. Focusing on the locations and forms of power with regard to the notions of “sex”, “gender”, “difference” and interlocking oppressions, this field also examines how these perspectives are created, inscribed, and regulated through various spheres of social and institutional activity in Canada and elsewhere in the world.

  • Women, Rights and Citizenship in a Globalized World

The field of Women, Rights and Citizenship in a Globalized World explores scholarly and practice issues related to feminist gendered analyses of globalization and cosmopolitanism, citizenship and development, transnational migrations and activisms, as well as rights, social justice and health in an increasingly globalized world. The field responds to the need to examine the ways in which women are now located in a world characterized by a reordering of economic, political and cultural processes and a reconfiguration of the territorial and discursive boundaries of rights, justice, participation, and collective agency, as well as the implications of the intersections of gender with race, class, and sexuality in such analyses.

The programs are offered full-time and part-time. Courses are offered both in English and in French. In accordance with University of Ottawa regulations, students can write their papers, exams, and theses in the official language of their choice (either English or French). Students are encouraged to acquire at least a passive knowledge of the second official language before graduation.

The programs are governed by the general regulations of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS).

Search all research fields for members of the teaching staff

The professors included in the list below are members of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This means that they are authorized to supervise or co-supervise theses. A complete list of the faculty and staff members associated with the program can be found at http://www.sciencessociales.uottawa.ca/womenst/eng/index.asp




ABELL, Jennie, Associate Professor
Feminist legal theory; women and international human rights; women and violence; law and poverty; legal aid; criminal law

AHMED, Rukhsana, Associate Professor
Health communication; interpersonal and intercultural communication; gender and communication; communication and development

ANDERSON, Emma, Associate Professor
European-Aboriginal religious contact in colonial Canada; North American religious history; aboriginal religions; post-Tridentine French catholicism; marian apparitions; religion in contemporary Canada

ANDREW, Caroline P., Distinguished University Professor
Urban development; women and politics; municipal politics; urban politic; intergovernmental relations in Canada; social policies (municipal); women (access to public services); management of diversity; voluntary sector

BACKHOUSE, Constance, Full Professor
Criminal law; human rights; legal history; and women and the law

BAILEY, Jane, Associate Professor
Research related to the potential for regulation of internet hate speech; ongoing research focuses on the impact of evolving technology on significant public commitments to equality rights; freedom of expression and multiculturalism

BARANYI, Stephen, Associate Professor
Peacebuilding; security sector reform and fragile states; Canada’s international policies; UN and regional organisations, peace and security roles

BEAMAN, Lori, Full Professor
Religion in Canadian society; social and cultural theory; critical legal studies

BEAUCHESNE, Line, Full Professor
Community Policing; women professionals in penal law; impact of drugs policies on prevention and treatment strategies; philosophy of law

BLAIR, Jennifer, Assistant Professor
Canadian literature and cultural studies; Critical theory; Literature and architecture

BOILY, Lise, Full Professor
Culture and communication; post modernity and chance; communication and globalization; ICTs and knowledge economy; woman and media

BOUCLIN, Suzanne, Assistant Professor
The institutionalized regulation of people who are street-involved and homeless, performance and performativity in legal pedagogy, feminist aesthetics, law and popular culture, and the criminal regulation of vulnerable groups.

BOURGEAULT, Ivy, Cross-appointment
Health professions/human resources; health policy; medical sociology; gender and health; maternity/reproductive health care; comparative health systems; migration; complementary and alternative medicine;, qualitative health research methods

BOURQUE, Dominique, Associate Professor
The un/marking of sex categories; French feminist theories and practices; literature; art and the fringe; feminism; lesbianism and the notion of exile; sexuality; arts and politics; dialogism and intertextuality; Monique Wittig

BROWN, Stephen, Associate Professor
Democracy and democratization; African and Latin American politics; Foreign Aid; Conflict prevention; Political violence; North-South relations; Politics of sexuality

BRUCKERT, Christine, Associate Professor
Criminological theory; erotic dance; release and reintegration from prison, sex work

BURNS, Lori, Full Professor
Music theory and analysis; 20th century theory; gender studies in music; popular music; music and text

CAMPBELL, Kathryn, Associate Professor
Aboriginal justice issues; miscarriages of justice; youth justice

CARDINAL, Linda, Full Professor
Citizenship debates; relationship between law; history and politics, issues of modernity and identity Québec; Ireland and United Kingdom; governance of minority languages; Canada-Europe; francophones outside Québec; women and minorities; history of political ideas in Canada

CODERRE, Cécile, Full Professor
Feminists movements, Québec and Francophone women outside Québec; production and reproduction of gender relations; violence against women; social policies concerning families; employment equity

COOK, Sharon, Full Professor
Women's history; educational history; women and educational pressure groups; women and evangelical religion; gender issues in education; history of health education; including anti-alcohol and anti-tobacco

CORRIVEAU, Patrice, Assistant Professor
Socio-historic of suicide in Quebec; Online juvenile pornography; Street gangs and juvenile prostitution; Adult prostitution (female and male); Homosexuality and homophobia; Criminalization of sexuality

CRAIG, Béatrice, Full Professor
Socio-economic and socio-cultural impacts of the emergence of industrial capitalism on Atlantic societies

DALLAIRE, Christine, Associate Professor
Sports and identity; minority francophone communities; youth; cultural studies; discourse analysis; minorities and games; state; health

DENIS, Ann, Emeritus Professor
New information technologies and minority groups (women, minority francophones); sociology of education, women; women and development; women and State policies (Canada and the Caribbean); women and globalization; immigrant women from the Caribbean; citizenship; immigrants / ethnic and race relations; paid and unpaid work

DESLAURIERS, Jean-Martin, Associate Professor
Collaboration between parents and schools; current practice geared towards children and adolescents; Francophone youth in minority settings; implementation of change within social work practice;, questions arising from family-centred intervention

DIONNE, Anne-Marie, Associate Professor
Family aspects that impact the development of children's literacies; specifically in disadvantaged or multicultural communities

DROLET, Marie, Associate Professor
Collaboration between parents and schools; current practice geared towards children and adolescents;, Francophone youth in minority settings; implementation of change within social work practice; questions arising from family-centred intervention

DUMAS, Alexandre, Associate Professor
Sociology of bodily practices; the theory of Pierre Bourdieu applied to physical activity and sports; the relation to the body of adolescents and older adults; contemporary discourses on anti-aging

EID, Mahmoud, Associate Professor
International; transnational; intercultural; and political communication; theories of communication; quantitative and qualitative research methods (media effects, audience research, social development, and public opinion), conflict resolution; crisis management; and terrorism control; international relations; political decision-making; and game theory; Middle East politicsl; Arabic media; and Islamic culture; media ethics and social responsibility

ENGELI, Isabelle, Associate Professor
West European Politics; Gender and Politics; Governance and Biotechnology; Comparative Public Policy and Policy Change

ETOWA, Josephine, Associate Professor
Inequities in health and health care; diversity in nursing; women's health; qualitative research; critical theory; participatory action research (PAR) approaches

FITZPATRICK, Andrea, Assistant Professor
Contemporary art (especially lens-based practices); interdisciplinary and inter-media studies (involving visual art, photojournalism, literature, film); (inter)cultural and aesthetic theories

FORTIER, Michelle, Full Professor
Physical activity behavioral counseling interventions; determinants of physical activity adoption and maintenance; motivation/self-determination; social influences

FOSTER, Angel, Associate Professor
Emergency contraception; Abortion; Health professions training; Identifying and address the reproductive health needs of vulnerable populations

FOTH, Thomas, Assistant Professor
Nursing history and discourse analysis, Ethics, Actor-network theory, Subjectification processes and nursing, Critical theory and "Frankfurt School", Queer theories and postcolonial theories, Professionnalisation

FOURNIER, Pascale, Associate Professor
Comparative family law; Islam and Judaism in Europe and North America; legal regulation of culture; multiculturalism, religion and gender

FRIGON, Sylvie, Full Professor
Women, criminalization and imprisonment; the sociology of the body in prison; violent women; the social and penal reintegration of women in conflict with the law, the experience and management of health (physical and mental) of women in prison; artistic manifestations on/in prison (ex: literature, theatre and dance)

GILES, Audrey, Associate Professor
Aboriginal women's involvement in leisure pursuits (e.g., sport, recreation, physical activity); Dene games, Arctic winter games; NWT aquatics program; Alberta's future leaders program; feminist poststructural ethnography

GOLDENBERG, Naomi, Full Professor
Psychoanalysis; women and religion; cultural studies

GRANDENA, Florian, Assistant Professor
Contemporary french cinema in the french republican context and the new global order; french / francophone queer cinema; impact of digital technology on film aesthetics and narrative

HEAP, Ruby, Full Professor
Women's history: history of education and of the professions in 19th and 20th century Canada

HOLMES, Dave, Full Professor
Critical theory; post-structuralism; queer theory; governmentality; social control; forensic psychiatry; sexuality; public health.

HOTTE, Lucie, Full Professor
Théories de la réception; littérature franco-ontarienne; littérature québécoise contemporaine

IBRAHIM, Awad, Full Professor

JACKMAN, Martha, Full Professor
Droit constitutionnel; problèmes juridiques liés à la protection des femmes et des groupes défavorisés

JAYA S., Peruvemba, Assistant Professor
Intercultural and cross cultural communication, organizational and interpersonal communication, gender diversity and multiculturalism in the workplace, qualitative research methodologies, pedagogy issues especially in cross cultural and international education

JOHNSON, Holly, Associate Professor
Intimate partner violence and sexual violence; including prevention; criminal justice responses; and methods of measurement; feminist theory and gender theory

JOUBERT, Lucie, Full Professor
Théorie féministe; littérature québécoise contemporaine; roman français au féminin; théories de l'ironie et de l'humour

LAMARCHE, Lucie, Full Professor
Droits de la personne

LAPERRIÈRE, Hélène, Associate Professor
Community nursing; community evaluation; partnership state/popular civil society; collection action; formation of health professionals from minorities; care and cooperative housing; HIV/AIDS; popular education in health; Latin America, systematization of experiences; collective research and volunteering.

LAPIERRE, Simon, Assistant Professor
Domestic violence; Child abuse and neglect; Motherhood and mothering; Child and family social work, Feminist theories and practices

LAVIOLETTE, Nicole, Associate Professor
International human rights; international humanitarian law; and the rights of refugees

LECK, Joanne, Full Professor
Workplace violence; employment equity; mentoring; managing diversity

LEGRENZI, Matteo, Adjunct Professor

LIPPEL, Katherine, Full Professor
Droit de la santé et de la sécurité du travail; droit social (régimes étatiques d'indemnisation); droit et sciences de la santé

MAGNET, Shoshana, Assistant Professor
Independent video and film; criminalization of poverty; new technologies and prisons/crime; feminist media studies; culturel studies; Canadian studies; border theory; history of science and technology

MARGOLIS, Rebecca, Associate Professor
Canadian Yiddish culture; Yiddish language and literature; Canadian Jewish history

MARTINEZ, Andrea, Full Professor
Gender; Equity and international development; Women, micro-credit and empowerment; Sexual and reproductive health

MASSICOTTE, Marie-Josée, Assistant Professor
International relations/international political economy; multilateralism and international institutions; globalization and global governance; trade and economic integration, comparative politics: the Americas; Latin America; Mexico; Brazil; social movements civil society; NGOs (local/transnational); international development

MASSON, Dominique, Cross-appointment
Feminist studies; political sociology; sociology of social movements; women's movement; qualitative methods

MCLEAN, Lorna, Associate Professor
Global citizenship education, gender, history of citizenship and education, youth, curriculum and Social Studies, transnational biographies, cultural studies, pedagogy and teacher education

MIRZA, Vincent, Assistant Professor
Social transformation ; Japan ; Work, gender, identity ; Popular Culture, representations ; Political economy and everyday life ; Anthropology of work ; Political anthropology

MOLGAT, Marc, Full Professor
Transitions to adulthood (leaving home, school-to-work, housing and lifestyles, migrations); youth intervention; intergenerational relations, transformation and complementarity of family and state support;

MORAWSKI, Cynthia, Associate Professor
Learner in difficulty; literacy; language arts; women and education

MOREAU, Denise, Assistant Professor
Women's health (adult & youth); health of francophone women living in a minority situation in Canada; maternity representations & practices; health communication; health promotion

MUJAWAMARIYA, Donatille, Full Professor
Formation à l'enseignement; didactique des sciences; enseignement des sciences et femmes; éducation multiculturelle et antiraciste; questions des inégalités en général

MUNRO, Lauchlan Thomas, Associate Professor
Poverty, human rights and social protection; The economics of risk and uncertainty; Public sector management, especially aid effectiveness; Children and development policy

NG-A-FOOK, Nicholas, Assistant Professor
Curriculum theory; curriculum studies; curriculum inquiry; internationalization of curriculum studies; indigenous studies; postcolonial studies; cultural studies; women and gender studies; autobiographical/biographical/narrative inquiry research

O'CONNOR, Eileen, Associate Professor
Classifications of health indicators and determinants; gender; risks and disease outbreaks; framing illness and disease in historical perspective

ORSINI, Michael, Associate Professor
Health policy; interest groups; social movements; public policy; VIH/SIDA; hepatitis C; narrative analysis, Aboriginal politics

PALULIS, Patricia, Associate Professor
Curriculum theorizing in language, literacy, culture and spatiality; post-structural, post-colonial and psychoanalytic discourses within interdisciplinary studies; reading and writing as a doubling gesture of (inter)textuality; research as performati

PARENT, Colette, Full Professor
Feminism and criminology; wife assault; sex work

PERISSINOTTO, Cristina, Associate Professor
Italian studies; Utopia; the Italian Renaissance; Italian women in cinema; Feminist theory and philosophy

PERRON, Amélie, Assistant Professor
Marginalized populatons; psychiatry and mental health, forensic nursing; identity and subjectivity; risk; power relationships; ethics and politics, critical theory, discourse deconstruction; policy deconstruction; epistemology

PHILLIPS, Karen, Assistant Professor
Reproductive physiology; reproductive technology; endocrine disrupters; cell biology; risk assessment

PIETRANTONIO, Linda, Associate Professor
Ethnic relations; race and sex relations; equality: ideologies and social policies; epistomology of the minority fact; social discourse analysis

POLOMENO, Viola, Associate Professor
Perinatal sexuality; intimacy of the parenting couple; relationship love-health; intervention programs on intergenerational family health promotion; perinatal education; perceptual interpersonal approach; development, psychometric evaluation and translation of family research instruments

RAJIVA, Mythili, Associate Professor
Feminist Theory and Methodology ; Critical race and postcolonial theory ; South Asian diaspora ; Adolescence/girlhood/youth culture research ; Cultural studies ; Theories of selfhood/subjectivity, Contemporary Social Theory

RIPPEYOUNG, Phyllis, Associate Professor

SAURETTE, Paul, Associate Professor
Contemporary political theory; history of political thought; ideology and politics of conservatism

SCHWARTZ, Agatha, Associate Professor
Literature of the 20th century; women's literature; gender studies; German and Central Europe culture

SCOTT, Corrie, Assistant Professor
Critical Race Theories ; Queer Theories ; Masculinities ; Quebec and Francophone Literatures ; Gender in Popular Culture and Cinema

SEFERDJELI, Ryme, Assistant Professor
Modern Middle Eastern and North African history; women and gender history (Middle East and North Africa)

SETHNA, Christabelle, Associate Professor
History of sexuality; history of sexuality; history of sex education and birth control; post colonial studies

SHEEHY, Elizabeth, Full Professor
Criminal law; gender discrimination; feminist legal theory, women and the law

SILVERMAN, Marjorie, Assistant Professor
Social gerontology; Family caregiving; Women and aging; Aging and the body.

SIMON, Scott, Associate Professor
Political and legal anthropology; development; East Asian studies

SOULIÈRE, Marguerite, Assistant Professor
Life cycles events (birth, adolescence, and menopause); risk and pathologisation; masculine/feminine redefinitions; new networks of essential relationships (social kinship); intra and intergenerational transmission

SPITZER, Denise, Associate Professor
Health of immigrant and refugee women; immigration; transnationalism and identity; critical perspectives of the body; science and technology, community-based research

SPRONK, Susan, Associate Professor
Latin America, particularly Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru; Labour and social movements; Neoliberalism and the privatization of public services in developing countries

STOCKEMER, Daniel, Assistant Professor
Political participation; Elections; Social movements; Right-wing extremism; Democracy and democratization; Women's representation; Quantitative and qualitative methods

STRAEHLE, Christine, Assistant Professor
Applied ethics; global ethics; theories of global justice; migration regimes; gender and global justice

SUGARS, Cynthia, Associate Professor
Canadian Literature; Postcolonial theory; Psychoanalysis

TELMISSANY, May, Associate Professor
Arab cinema and culture; contemporary Arab literature; literary theory; film theory; intercultural relations and multiculturalism; Arab Canadian Studies

TERRETTA, Meredith, Assistant Professor
Political and cultural history of Central Africa; nationalism; post-colonialism; historiography

THÉBERGE, Mariette, Associate Professor
Enseignement et apprentissage des arts; processus de création; formation à l'enseignement

THIFAULT, Marie-Claude, Associate Professor
History of nursing in Canada; history of women in Quebec and Canada; history of nursing sisters; history of life in mental institutions in the 19th and 20th centuries; women and marginality; gender and madness; cultural history

TIESSEN, Rebecca, Associate Professor
Gender and Development; Global Citizenship and Volunteer Abroad; Canada and Canadians in the World: Canadian foreign aid policy

TOURIGNY, Jocelyne, Full Professor
Pre-operative preparation of children and parents ; emotional distress in young children ; parents' involvement in children's ambulatory care; fathers' involvement in children's health care, partnership model for parents and professionals

TREMBLAY, Manon, Full Professor
Canadian politics; women and politics; interest groups and social movements; parlementary system; Quebec politics; sexual diversity; representation and electoral systems

TREVENEN, Kathryn, Assistant Professor
Feminist and political thought ; human rights; postcolonial theory and politics; queer theory and LBGTQ rights; theories of cosmopolitan politics

TURENNE-SJOLANDER, Claire, Full Professor
Globalization; Canadian foreign policy; gender and international politics; theory of international relations; international political economy; international politics; American foreign policy

VON FLOTOW, Luise, Full Professor
Literary translation; gender and translation; audiovisual translation; Canadian studies

Students holding an honours bachelor’s degree with a specialization or major or equivalent from an accredited university in social sciences, health sciences, arts, education or law, with a minimum average of 70% (B), calculated in accordance with FGPS guidelines, and who have had an adequate background in women’s studies (minimum of two undergraduate level courses or one Master’s level course on women, gender, feminism, sexualities), are eligible for admission to the MA program. Students who do not have an adequate background may be eligible to our Special Policy for Admissions.

Language Requirements

Proficiency in either English or French is required. Applicants whose first language is neither English nor French must provide proof of proficiency in one or the other. The list of acceptable proofs is indicated in the “Admission” section of the general regulations of the FGPS.

A. MA with thesis

The requirements are as follows:

  • Two compulsory courses (6 credits):
  • FEM5103 FEMINIST METHODOLOGIES (3cr.)
    FEM5300 FEMINIST THEORIES (3cr.)

  • Two other courses (at least one FEM course and one course from the list of approved elective courses)
  • Thesis Proposal (FEM6997)
  • A thesis (FEM7999).
  • After consultation with the thesis supervisor and during the first session of registration, students must present a thesis topic to the Women's Studies Graduate Committee for approval.

    The master's thesis should be between 125 and 150 pages in length.

    For information regarding the thesis, consult the guide "Preparing a Thesis or a Research Paper", accessible on the FGPS website (www.grad.uottawa.ca).

    B. MA with research paper

    The requirements are as follows:

  • Two compulsory core courses (6 credits):
  • FEM5103 FEMINIST METHODOLOGIES (3cr.)
    FEM5300 FEMINIST THEORIES (3cr.)

  • Four electives from the list of elective courses in women’s studies or related disciplines (12 cr.).
  • Research Paper (FEM6999)
  • The research paper topic must be approved by the supervisor, who is appointed by the graduate program director or a delegate. The research paper is evaluated on a Satisfactory/Not satisfactory (S/NS) basis by the supervisor and one other professor appointed by the graduate program director or a delegate.

    The research paper should be between 50 and 60 pages in length.

    For information regarding the research paper, consult the guide Preparing a Thesis or a Research Paper, accessible through the FGPS Website (www.grad.uottawa.ca).

    Duration of the Program

    Students are expected to fulfill all requirements within two years. The maximum time permitted is four years from the date of initial registration in the program.

    Residence

    The residency requirement for students admitted on a full-time basis is three sessions.

    Minimum Standards

    The passing grade in all courses is C+. Students who fail two courses (equivalent to 6 credits) must withdraw from the program.

    FEM5103 FEMINIST METHODOLOGIES (3cr.)
    Methodologies developed in Women's Studies. Critical examination from both multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Prerequisite: Two undergraduate courses in Women's Studies or the permission of the supervisor of graduate studies in Women's Studies.

    FEM5300 FEMINIST THEORIES (3cr.)
    Approaches to contemporary feminist theory. Critical examination from both multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Prerequisite: Two undergraduate courses in Women's Studies or the permission of the supervisor of graduate studies in Women's Studies.

    FEM5503 MÉTHODOLOGIES FÉMINISTES (3cr.)
    Méthodologies élaborées en études des femmes. Examen critique dans une perspective à la fois pluridisciplinaire et interdisciplinaire. Préalable : Deux cours de premier cycle en études des femmes ou la permission de la personne responsable des études supérieures en études des femmes.

    FEM5700 THÉORIES FÉMINISTES (3cr.)
    Différentes approches de la théorie féministe contemporaine. Examen critique dans une perspective à la fois pluridisciplinaire et interdisciplinaire. Préalable : Deux cours de premier cycle en études des femmes ou la permission de la personne responsable des études supérieures en études des femmes.

    FEM6100 SPECIAL TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES (3cr.)

    FEM6101 GENDER, POWER AND REPRESENTATIONS (3cr.)
    This course analyses the diverse body of feminist scholarship theorizing conceptions of gender, power and representation. Examining the construction and representation of gender/sex differences, the course explores the power relations inherent in these representations, while also examining how gender roles and expectations are linked to representations of class, race, sexuality, age, nationality and ability. Prerequisites: FEM 5103 and FEM 5300

    FEM6102 WOMEN, RIGHTS AND CITIZENSHIP IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD (3cr.)
    This course examines women’s rights and citizenship; gender and development; and gender, migration and health in the context of globalization. Topics include the following: mainstreaming gender and health development; initiatives bringing feminist Southern voices across the world; health consequences of the massive incorporation of Third World women into a transnational labour force; women’s agency and resistance; social capital and pluralism in health services and health care. Prerequisites: FEM 5103 and FEM 5300

    FEM6103 DIRECTED READINGS (3cr.)

    FEM6500 THÈMES SPÉCIAUX EN ÉTUDES DES FEMMES (3cr.)

    FEM6501 RAPPORTS SOCIAUX DE SEXE, POUVOIR ET REPRÉSENTATIONS (3cr.)
    Ce cours analyse les diverses théories féministes qui visent à formaliser les concepts de genre, de pouvoir et de représentation. Les représentations des différences entre les genres/les sexes y sont abordées sous l’angle de leur construction sociale, ainsi que des rapports de pouvoir qui leur sont intrinsèquement liés. Le cours examinera également la façon dont les rôles et les attentes quant au genre sont aussi façonnés par des représentations concernant la classe, la “race” et l’ethnicité, la sexualité, l’âge, la nationalité et la présence/l’absence de handicap. Préalables : FEM 5503 et FEM 5700

    FEM6502 FEMMES, DROITS ET CITOYENNETÉ DANS UN MONDE GLOBALISÉ (3cr.)
    Ce cours englobe les domaines d’études connexes touchant aux droits des femmes et à la citoyenneté : genre et développement international; genre, migrations et santé dans un contexte mondialisé. Des sujets variés y sont abordés, qu’il s’agisse de l’intégration des rapports sociaux de sexe dans le développement de la santé, des initiatives novatrices permettant de faire entendre les voix féministes du sud ou encore des conséquences sur la santé de l’enrôlement massif des femmes du Tiers monde dans un marché du travail multinational et mondialisé. On s’intéressera aussi à l’agentivité et aux résistances de ces femmes, à leur capital social et au pluralisme en matière de services et de soins de santé. Préalables : FEM 5503 et FEM 5700

    FEM6503 LECTURES DIRIGÉES (3cr.)

    FEM6900 THÈMES SPÉCIAUX EN ÉTUDES DES FEMMES / SPECIAL TOPICS IN WOMEN’S STUDIES (3cr.)

    FEM6997 PROJET DE THÈSE DE MAÎTRISE / MASTER’S THESIS PROPOSAL
    Préalables : FEM 5503, FEM 5700 et 6 crédits de la banque de cours au choix. / Prerequisites: FEM 5103, FEM 5300 and 6 credit from the list of electives.

    FEM6999 MÉMOIRE / RESEARCH PAPER (6cr.)
    Préalables : FEM 5503, FEM 5700 et 12 cr. de la banque de cours au choix. / Prerequisites: FEM 5103, FEM 5300 and 12 cr. from the list of electives.

    FEM7999 THÈSE DE MAÎTRISE / MASTER’S THESIS (12cr.)
    Préalable / Prerequisite: FEM 6997.

    FEM8101 SEMINAR IN WOMEN’S STUDIES (3cr.)
    This seminar deals with professional development (the preparation of grant applications, conference papers and articles), and reviews the central issues and debates of the discipline. Prerequisites: FEM 5103 and FEM 5300. Reserved for students registered in the PhD program in Women's Studies.

    FEM8501 SÉMINAIRE EN ÉTUDES DES FEMMES (3cr.)
    Ce séminaire porte sur le développement professionnel (préparation de demandes de subvention, conférences, articles) et sur les enjeux principaux de la discipline. Préalables : FEM 5503 et FEM 5700. Réservé aux étudiantes et étudiants inscrits au doctorat en étude des femmes.

    FEM9997 PROJET DE THÈSE DE DOCTORAT / DOCTORAL THESIS PROPOSAL
    Préalable / Prerequisite: FEM 9998.

    FEM9998 EXAMEN DE SYNTHÈSE / COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
    Préalables : FEM 5303, FEM 5700, FEM 6501 ou FEM 6502, et FEM 8501. / Prerequisites: FEM 5103, FEM 5300, FEM 6101 or FEM 6102, and FEM 8101.

    FEM9999 THÈSE DE DOCTORAT / PhD THESIS
    Préalable / Prerequisite: FEM 9997.

    Cours au choix / Electives

    Chaque année, une liste de cours au choix approuvés et offerts aux étudiantes et étudiants du programme sera affichée sur le site web. D’autres cours d’études supérieures peuvent également être choisis sujet à l’approbation du comité des études supérieures en études des femmes.

    Each year a list of elective courses approved and offered for students in the program will be posted on the program’s website. Graduate courses other than those posted on the program website may be selected with the approval of the Women’s Studies Graduate Committee.

    CRM6367 WOMEN AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3cr.)
    Women as criminals and victims; the impact of the operation of the criminal justice system on women.

    CRM6767 LA FEMME ET LA JUSTICE PÉNALE (3cr.)
    La femme comme justiciable et victime; l'impact du fonctionnement de la justice pénale sur les femmes.

    DCL5305 FEMINIST ANALYSIS OF LAW (3cr.)
    Exploration of feminist perspectives, theories and themes and the application of these to particular problems or issues. Development of techniques for analyzing social meaning of law.

    DCL5505 ANALYSE FÉMINISTE DU DROIT (3cr.)
    Statut juridique, droits et obligations des femmes dans les domaines de la santé, de la famille, du travail, de la criminalité, de la fiscalité, du commerce, etc. Analyse critique du droit à partir d’une perspective féministe. Étude des différentes théories féministes du droit.

    DCL5721 PERSPECTIVES FÉMINISTES DU DROIT (3cr.)

    DCL7306 LEGAL PERSPECTIVES ON CYBERFEMINISM (3cr.)
    This course analyzes issues relating to application of feminist principles to the legal regulation of communication technologies. Topics covered include the gendered dynamics of networked capitalist society; women's relationships with communication technologies; technology's potential impact on equality for women; and questions surrounding whether and how to legally regulate communication technologies.

    FRA5502 LECTURES FÉMINISTES (3cr.)

    HIS7331 SEMINAR ON THE HISTORY OF WOMEN AND GENDER (3cr.)

    HIS7731 SÉMINAIRE EN HISTOIRE DES FEMMES ET DU GENRE (3cr.)

    SOC7156 GENDER RELATIONS AND INTERETHNIC RELATIONS (3cr.)
    Examination of modes of differentiation according to gender, ethnicity, and race in contemporary societies and of the theoretical linkages among them.

    SOC7166 DEVELOPMENT AND GENDER RELATIONS (3cr.)
    Deconstruction of the concepts of gender and development. International power relations and gender. Women in the global South and their theorizing of gender relations.

    SOC7176 GENDER DIFFERENCES IN POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY (3cr.)
    Examination of the notion of gender difference, in relation, for example, to citizenship, the private/public divide, political representation, women’s rights, kinship, and power.

    SOC7556 RAPPORTS SOCIAUX DE SEXES ET MINORISATION (3cr.)
    Examen des modes de différenciation selon le sexe, l'ethnie et la race dans les sociétés contemporaines et leur articulation théorique.

    SOC7566 DÉVELOPPEMENT: RAPPORTS SOCIAUX DE SEXES (3cr.)
    Déconstruction des concepts de genre et de développement. Réflexion sur les rapports internationaux de domination. Étude des modalités d'organisation des femmes dans les sociétés du Sud et analyse de leur théorisation des rapports sociaux de sexes.

    SOC7576 DIFFÉRENCE DES SEXES EN SOCIOLOGIE POLITIQUE (3cr.)
    Examen de la notion de la différence des sexes appliquée, par exemple, à la citoyenneté, le privé/public, la représentation politique, les droits des femmes, la filiation et le pouvoir.

    SRS5106 GODDESSES AND WOMEN IN MYTH AND SYMBOL (3cr.)

    SRS5912 LA FEMME ET LA TRADITION CHRÉTIENNE / WOMEN AND THE CHRISTIAN TRADITION (3cr.)

    SRS7001 LA RELIGION DANS LA PENSÉE FÉMINISTE CONTEMPORAINE / RELIGION AND CONTEMPORARY FEMINIST THOUGHT (6cr.)

    SVS5535 INTERVENTION FÉMINISTE ET SERVICE SOCIAL (3cr.)
    Analyse des approches d'intervention auprès des femmes et applications en service social.

    SVS6705 PROBLÉMATIQUE DE LA VIOLENCE ET INTERVENTION SOCIALE (3cr.)
    Examen des problèmes reliés à la violence au sein de la famille, compte tenu des personnes en cause. Stratégies d'intervention et évaluation de celles-ci.

    SVS6706 FEMMES, SERVICE SOCIAL ET POLITIQUES SOCIALES (3cr.)
    Promotion des femmes en milieu professionnel; impact des politiques sociales sur les femmes; étude des politiques en matière d'emploi : équité salariale, discrimination et harcèlement sexuel.

    Les cours suivants peuvent être considérés s'ils comportent une dimension « études des femmes », rapports sociaux de sexe, genre, ou une perspective féministe. L'approbation de la personne responsable des études supérieures en études des femmes est requise avant l'inscription au cours.

    The following courses may be taken if there is a women's studies, gender or feminist perspective to the course content. The approval of the Women's Studies Graduate Studies Coordinator is required prior to registering to the course.

    DCL5121 STUDIES IN HUMAN RIGHTS I (3cr.)

    DCL5122 STUDIES IN HUMAN RIGHTS II (3cr.)

    DCL5303 STUDIES IN LEGAL THEORY I (3cr.)
    Survey of current theories of law. May be organized around a particular problem or writer or perspective. May include interdisciplinary materials.

    DCL5731 PROBLÈMES CHOISIS DE DROIT DE LA PERSONNE I (3cr.)

    EDU6651 ÉDUCATION À LA CITOYENNETÉ (3cr.)
    Études des différentes approches théoriques et pratiques associées à la citoyenneté et leur lien avec les inégalités et la marginalisation sociales.

    HIS7330 SEMINAR ON COMPARATIVE HISTORY (3cr.)

    HIS7530 SÉMINAIRE EN HISTOIRE COMPARÉE (3cr.)

    MUS6770 THÈMES EN MUSICOLOGIE (3cr.)

    MUS6930 SÉMINAIRE DE THÉORIE ET D'ANALYSE / SEMINAR IN THEORY AND ANALYSIS (3cr.)

    Academic Unit Coordinates
    Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies
    Faculty of Social Sciences
    Social Sciences Building
    120 University Street
    Social Sciences Building
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    K1N 6N5
    Tel: 613-562-5791
    Fax: 613-562-5994
    womenst@uOttawa.ca
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