UO Psychology 607 Graduate Seminar
Seminar Campus Sexual Violence and Institutional Responsibilities
Instructor Jennifer Freyd
Syllabus Under Development
Short Title: Sex Viol/Inst Resp.
Student option for grading (Grade or P/N)
Day/time/location: THURSDAYS 13:00-14:50 in 257 Straub
Psychology grads only
Grading option: Optional
Overview: In this seminar, we will read
Course Work: Students will be expected to attend all class meetings,
do all assigned readings, and to participate actively in seminar discussion.
In addition, each participant will lead a class discussion and, in advance of
the class meeting, email to the class discussion questions by the Monday at noon
before the Thursday class. By the Monday at noon following the class, the student(s) leading discussion
will email to the class a document including the discussion questions, any other presentation
material, and capturing important discussion points from class.
General Policies and Resources: Please see the Psychology of Trauma syllabus for policies and links regarding academic integrity, accommodations, disclosures, etc., and a list of community and campus resources.
Books: In addition to scholarly articles, we will read
Additional Readings Lists
In creating the readings list for this course, I collected possible books and aricles. Some are actually assigned, some not. The lists are included here for your further reading and exploring.
Possible fiction for the seminar:
Possible autobiography for the seminar:
- Laura Gray-Rosendale. College Girl. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2013.
- Lara Naughton. The Jaguar Man. Central Recovery Press, 2016.
- Liz Securro. Crash Into Me: A Survivor’s Search for Justice. New York: Bloomsbury, 2011.
Possible non fiction books for the seminar:
- Elizabeth Armstrong. Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality. Harvard, 2015.
- Jon Krakauer. Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town. Doubleday, 2015.
- Kate Harding. Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture – and What We Can Do About It. Da Capo, 2015.
- Jessica Luther. Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape. Akashic Books, 2016
- Danielle L. McGuire. At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance – A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power. New York: Vintage, 2010.
Weekly Reading Assignments
Week 1, January 11
Assignment: Come to class prepared to discuss (1) your definition of feminism and (2) your definition of trauma
Week 2, January 18
Week 3, January 25
Week 4, February 1
Week 5, February 8
Week 6, February 15
Week 7, February 22
Week 8, March 1
Week 9, March 8
Week 10, March 15