WGS.109 Women and Global Activism in Media and Politics


Class Info

An interdisciplinary subject that examines questions of feminism, international women's issues, and globalization through the study of novels, films, critical essays, painting and music. Considers how women redefine the notions of community and nation, how development affects their lives, and how access to the internet and to the production industry impacts women's lives. Primary topics of interest include transformations of traditional values, social change, gender role distribution, identity formation, migration flows, globalization and development, popular culture, urban life, cyber-culture, activism, and human rights. Limited to 25 when Writing Tutor is assigned to the class. Otherwise, limited to 18.

This class has no prerequisites.

WGS.109 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by A. Sur.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-134.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

You can find more information at the Women's and Gender Studies (WGS) < MIT site or on the WGS.109 Stellar site.

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