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 2019). 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.
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