Program Curriculum

Current Courses

Below are the proposed Cultural Studies graduate courses for 2015 - 2016. This schedule is subject to change. Consult the time schedule for the most up-to-date information.

2015 - 2016 Schedule
 

Autumn Quarter 2015
 

Required Courses
 

BCULST 500 Formations of Cultural Studies (Year 1)
T 5:45 - 10 pm, Krabill

BCULST 510 Engaging Cultural Studies (Year 2)
T 5:45 - 10 pm, Stewart


Elective Courses
 

BCULST 584A Topics in Media Culture: Media, Race, and Gender
W 5:45 - 10 pm, Harewood, course flyer (pdf)

BCULST 593A Topics in Cultural Studies: Writing the Americas
M 5:45 - 10 pm, Dowling, course flyer (pdf)

BCULST 593B Topics in Cultural Studies: Commercial Sex Work, Sexual Health, and Global Human Rights
W 5:45 - 10 pm, Lerum, course flyer (pdf)

BCULST 591 Research Colloquium 
Class meets 10/6, 11/3, 12/1. First meeting only from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Other sessions meet from 4:00 - 5:30 pm; 10/6 Ethnography in a National Security Landscape, Shannon Cram; 11/3 Extending the Conversation on Socially Engaged Geographic Visualization: Representing Spatial Inequality in Buffalo, New York, Christian Anderson and Jin-Kyu Jung ; 12/8 Casual Inference Methods, Tate Twinam

BCULST 598 Directed Research
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

BCULST 520 Internship
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

BCULST 596 Study Abroad
To be arranged

BCULST 599 Capstone Research
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

 

Winter Quarter 2016
 

Required Courses
 

BCULST 501 Cultural Studies as Collaboration (Year 1)
T 5:45 - 10 pm, Berliner

BCULST 511 Portfolio and Professional Development (Year 2)
Three Meetings: 01/19/2016, 02/09/2016, 03/08/2016 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Krabill


Elective Courses
 

BCULST 570 Prisons, Politics, and Activism 
W 5:45 - 10 pm, Seattle campus, Berger course flyer (pdf)

BCULST 584 Topics in Media Culture: Asian American Media in the Pacific NW
TH 3:30 - 7:45 pm, Gustafson, course flyer (pdf)

BCULST 589A Topics in Global Cultural Studies: Culture & Resistance in the Americas
M/W 5:45 - 7:45 pm, Shayne, course flyer (pdf)

BCULST 593A Topics in Cultural Studies: Leadership and Organizations
TH 5:45 - 10 pm, Nitta, course flyer (pdf)

BCULST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets three times. First meeting only from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Other sessions meet from 4:00 - 5:30 pm; 1/5 Trans of Color Poetics: Poetics of Life and Death, micha cárdenas; 2/2 Sexing Economy, S. Charusheela ; 3/1 Why the U.S. still needs Sex Slaves: Homeland Security, Amnesty International, & the Battle over Sex Work Decriminalization, Kari Lerum.

BCULST 598 Directed Research
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

BCULST 520 Internship
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

BCULST 596 Study Abroad
To be arranged

BCULST 599 Capstone Research
Meetings and faculty to be arranged
 

Spring Quarter 2016
 

Required Courses
 

BCULST 502 Cultural Studies Research Practices (Year 1)
T 5:45 - 10 pm, Anderson

BCULST 512 Cultural Studies and its Publics (Year 2)
T 5:45 - 10 pm, Harewood


Elective Courses

To view the Elective Course Flyer for Cultural Studies, see PDF

BCULST 585 Topics in Cultural Activism and Advocacy: Trans of Color Poetics
M 5:45 - 10:00 pm, cárdenas

BCULST 593A Topics in Cultural Studies: Cultural Movements and Social Transformation
W 5:45 - 10:00 pm, Murr

BCULST 591 Research Colloquium
Class meets three times. First meeting only from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Other sessions meet from 4:00 - 5:30 pm; 4/5 The Elusive Sublime, Gary Carpenter; 5/3 Escaping Extinction, Amy Lambert; 6/7 Magnitude in Evolution, Rebecca Price.

BCULST 595 Grantwriting and Grantsmanship
Class meets four times on Saturdays from 9:30am-2:00pm, John-Smith.
Dates are 4/16, 4/30, 5/14, 5/21.

BCULST 598 Directed Research
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

BCULST 520 Internship
Meetings and faculty to be arranged

BCULST 596 Study Abroad
To be arranged

BCULST 599 Capstone Research
Meetings and faculty to be arranged
 

 

* Students are also encouraged to seek interdisciplinary elective courses from Policy Studies.

** This schedule is subject to change.

 

  

 

Outside Courses

Students wishing to receive elective credit for courses taken in other departments (either at UW Bothell or UW Seattle) must fill out a Request for Outside Coursework form and obtain faculty approval.