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WST 260 - Introduction Women's Studies
Introduction To Women's Studies
Prerequisite: None

Reccomended for those wishing to take advanced women-related courses. Provides necessary contextual background for the study This course, taught from various interdisciplinary perspectives, will address the critical, theoretical and historical construction of women and gender. The course will acquaint students with the key frameworks, approaches, and issues in the field of Women's Studies. Many questions will be considered, such as: How does the concept of gender shape our social experiences and understandings of ourselves? What is "women"? How are "women" produced? What kind of power relations are deployed to construct and maintain gender roles? How do gender, race, ethnicity, class and sexuality intersect? How do gender and sexuality operate in the United States? In a global context?

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

English Department

Course Attributes:
GER IC1-Cultural Traditions 1, LAC T1LT-Literature & Thought


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