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List of Courses

The program will offer 3 core courses for MA and PhD students. Students must take 2 of the 3 core courses, although they may take all 3 if they choose. The three core courses are Critical Methodologies in Cultural Studies, Cultural Studies Theory and Cultural Studies Historiography.

All other courses will be electives, drawn from the list of available courses. Additionally, in order to graduate from the program, students must attend CUST 802, the program seminar series.


Core Courses

MA and PhD students must take at least 2 of the following 3 courses:

Course Name Term   Year Instructor
CUST 800* Cultural Studies Theory Fall 2013 Asha Varadharajan
CUST 801* Critical Methodologies in Cultural Studies Fall  2013 Laura Murray
CUST 803* Cultural Studies Historiography Winter 2014 Alexandre Da Costa

Electives

Course Name Term   Year Instructor
ARTH 864* Dada, Gender, and Sexuality Winter 2014 Allison Morehead
ARTH 865* The Art of International Cultural Relations Winter 2014 Lynda Jessup
ARTH 868* TBA TBA TBA

ARTH 876* Cultural Studies in Contemporary Art, Media, and Other Phenomena

Winter 2014 Jeff Barbeau
DEVS 802* Cultural Politics of Development Winter 2014 Dia Da Costa
DEVS 892* Field Research Fall 2013 Villia Jefremovas

DRAM 419* Generating space

(This course needs to be taken as a CUST Directed Reading Course - with permission of the instructor)

Winter 2014 Natalie Rewa
EDUC 888* Media and Culture Winter 2014 Shehla Burney

EDUC 930* Issues in Cultural And Global Studies in Education

Fall 2013 Magda Lewis

ENGL 470 "The Souls of Black Folk": African American Literature and Culture

(This course needs to be taken as an ENGL or CUST Directed Reading Course - with permission of the instructor)

Fall/Winter 2013/2014 Asha Varadharajan

ENGL 482* Topics in Indigenous Literature II: Aboriginal and Chinese Canadian Connections in Contemporary Literatures in Canada

(This course needs to be taken as a ENGL or CUST Directed Reading Course - with permission of the instructor)

Winter 2014 Petra Fachinger

ENGL 491* How to Write about Africa

(This course needs to be taken as an ENGL or CUST Directed Reading Course - with permission of the instructor)

Winter 2014 Asha Varadharajan

ENGL 815* Topics in Literary Study I: Imagined Ecologies

(COURSE FULL as of 15/JUL/13)

Fall 2013 Glen Willmott

ENGL 872* Reconfigurations of Vancouver’s Urban Imaginary in Contemporary Literature

(8 spaces available as of 15/JUL/13) Please contact both instructor and the English Grad Chair - gradengl@queensu.ca for permission to take this course.

Winter 2014 Petra Fachinger

ENGL 877* Topics in Postcolonial Literatures II: Postcolonialism—Hopes and Impediments

(8 spaces available as of 15/JUL/13) Please contact both instructor and the English Grad Chair - gradengl@queensu.ca for permission to take this course.

Winter 2014 Asha Varadharajan
ENSC 801* Methodological and Conceptual Basis for Environmental Studies Fall 2013 Mick Smith

GNDS 428* Gender Performance (3S)

(This course needs to be taken as a GNDS or CUST Directed Reading Course - with permission of the instructor)

Fall 2013 Jane Tolmie
GNDS 801* Issues in Gender and Sexuality Fall 2013
Katherine McKittrick
GNDS 802* Feminist Methodologies Margaret Little
GNDS 821* Critical Digital Pedagogies Winter 2014 Scott Morgensen

GPHY 869 Graduate Seminar in Social Geography : Emotional Geographies (Health, Gender, Embodiment and Emotion)

Joyce Davidson

HIST 338* Western World Ethnohistory

(This course needs to be taken as a HIST or CUST Directed Reading Course - with permission of the instructor)

Fall 2013 Caroline-Isabelle Caron

HIST 416* Canadian Material History

(This course needs to be taken as a CUST  or HIST Directed Reading Course - with permission of the instructor)

Winter 2014 Caroline-Isabelle Caron

HIST 816 The Canadian Left in the Twentieth Century

Fall/Winter 2013-2014 Ian McKay
HIST 818* Global Agrarian and Environmental History Winter 2014 Emily Hill
HIST 819* China since 1949 Winter
2014
Emily Hill

HIST 823 Canada’s Racial State

Fall 2013 Barrington Walker

HIST 865 Empires and Intimacies

(This course can be taken as a full-year course, or as a HIST Directed Reading course for the Fall Term with permission of the insturctor)

Fall/Winter 2013/2014 Karen Dubinsky
KHS 869* The Body and Social Theory Winter
2014
Samantha King
KHS 873* Cultural Studies Methods for Kinesiology and Health Fall
2013
Mary Louise Adams

MUSC 386* Research Issues and Bibliography in Ethnomusicology

(This course needs to be taken as a CUST Directed Reading Course - with permission of the instructor)

Winter 2014 Margaret Walker

MUSC 470* Topics in Music Education I - Music and Mass Media

(This course needs to be taken as a CUST Directed Reading Course - with permission of the instructor)

Winter 2014 Kip Pegley
PHIL 854* Special Topics in Feminist Philosophy - Sex Work Winter 2014 Jackie Davies
PHIL 893* Philosophy of the Environment Winter 2014 Mick Smith

POLS 843* Gender and Globalization

Fall 2013 Margaret Little
POLS 880* Margaret Little
RELS 886* Religion, Nature and Technology Winter 2014 James Miller

SOCY 931* New Media Cultures

Winter 2014 Martin Hand

Seminar Series

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The seminar series will include research presentations from Queen's faculty and students, as well as external speakers, which will take place during some of the weeks when there is no professional development seminar (CUST 802 Seminar Series ).

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