Women and Gender Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

WMST 200: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies

WMST 200-001: Intro to Women/Gender Studies
(Spring 2017)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Robinson B222

Section Information for Spring 2017

Women and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program that seeks to address the impact of gender and sexuality on the world around us and on the inequalities that shape it. This course will offer an introduction to some of the current debates taking place within the interdisciplinary field of women’s and gender studies. During the course of the semester, we will grapple with historical as well as contemporary feminist concerns, paying close attention to both local and global issues. We will examine a wide variety of texts—from personal narratives and historical documents to films and cultural criticism—across a range of disciplines.

Satisfies the general education requirement in social and behavioral Science.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Interdisciplinary introduction to women's studies, encompassing key concepts in the field, history of women's movements and women's studies in America, cross-cultural constructions of gender, and a thematic emphasis on the diversity of women's experience across class, race, and cultural lines. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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