WGS.101 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
Drawing on multiple disciplines - such as literature, history, economics, psychology, philosophy, political science, anthropology, media studies and the arts - to examine cultural assumptions about sex, gender, and sexuality. Integrates analysis of current events through student presentations, aiming to increase awareness of contemporary and historical experiences of women, and of the ways sex and gender interact with race, class, nationality, and other social identities. Students are introduced to recent scholarship on gender and its implications for traditional disciplines.
This class has no prerequisites.
WGS.101 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by A. Walsh.
Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-145.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.
In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, WGS.101 was rated 6.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies site or on the WGS.101 Stellar site.
© Copyright 2015 Yasyf Mohamedali