Classes of Interest
COM 289, Communication and Difference
COM/AES490/GWSS 489, Beyond the Binaries
PHIL 338: Philosophy of Human Rights (I&S)
W/F Quiz sections
This course is relevant to anyone with an interest in human rights. It will consider such issues as: What kind of reason could we have to believe in universal human rights? Is the belief in universal human rights a new kind of Western imperialism? Are human rights individual rights or do they include group rights? Are rights for gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual human rights?
PHIL 338 is a core course for the Human Rights Minor and satisfies the Rights Subfield requirements for the Law, Societies & Justice major and minor. It is being taught by Philosophy Professor William Talbott, who won a UW Distinguished Teaching Award in 2011.
COM/AES/GWSS 489, Black Cultural Studies
COM 597, Visual Culture
The new “Sexuality and Queer Studies Graduate Certificate” has launched!
Queer Youth Advocacy
This seminar will address the legal needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender youth. Topics may include: 1) educational advocacy; 2) legal consequences within the parent-child relationship; 3) access, consent and right to refuse physical and mental health services; and 4) accessing services for homeless and foster youth.