WGS 120Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
This course introduces issues in feminist and sexuality studies theories, examines the diversity of experiences, structural positions in society, and collective efforts for change of women and LGBTQIA individuals.
AFS 274Globalization and its Discontents: The Caribbean Case
Globalization is one of today’s buzzwords. It is at once everywhere and sometimes nowhere. It is a maddening nexus of seeming contradictions. Although the course utilizes the Caribbean as a case study for many of the issues pertaining to globalization processes, it also pays close attention to global forces that connect seemingly divergent locales.
AFS 375Aid and Volunteering in Africa: From Missionary Service to Peace Corps
A critical examination of the evolution of foreign aid provision and volunteering in Africa. The course analyzes the international and transnational politics of assisting Africans in their quests for a better life. The course also examines the various ways in which aid provision and volunteering have constructed Africa as the ultimate “paradigm of difference.”
Discover your Passion
Destiny Familia came into Gettysburg College thinking she would study to be a doctor—then she discovered Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Learn more about her Gettysburg experience.