Seminar, three hours. Presentation by faculty members of approaches to interdisciplinary studies and discussion of their own research. Demystification of methods, particularly of interdisciplinary sort, to introduce students to wide range of faculty research and to incorporate questions of ethics. Focus on interdisciplinary gender research that intervenes in knowledge production. Particular issues include approaches to interdisciplinary methods of research, introduction to feminist intersectional and queer theories, effective use of reflexivity and positionality in research and writing, and incorporating ethics into research design, conduct, and teaching. May be repeated once for credit with instructor change. Letter grading.