Matthew Chin

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
WGS 2100: Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies
Credits: 3
An introduction to gender studies, including the fields of women's studies, feminist studies, LGBT studies, & masculinity studies. Students will examine historical movements, theoretical issues, & contemporary debates, especially as they pertain to issues of inequality & to the intersection of gender with race, class, sexuality, & nationalism. Topics will vary according to the interdisciplinary expertise & research focus of the instructor.
WGS 3105: Issues in LGBTQ Studies
Credits: 3
This course is an interdisciplinary analysis of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) Studies. We will study historical events and political, literary and artistic figures and works; contemporary social and political issues; the meaning and development of sexual and gender identities; and different disciplinary definitions of meaning and knowledge.
WGS 4559: New Course in Women, Gender & Sexuality
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of studies of women and gender.