WMST 450: Current Topics in Women and Gender Studies
WMST 450-006: Race/Gndr/Class/Sports (Fall 2017)
04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T
Section Information for Fall 2017
This course employs a sociological perspective to interrogate the long, arduous, and challenging relationship that marginalized athletes face in their attempt to play individual and team sports in America.Using an intersectional framework, this course examines the experiences of African American athletes, women, sexual minorities and others at the high school, college and professional levels and reveals the ways in which race, class, and gender shape athletic opportunities and reinforce (or not) existing inequalities.
Studies selected topics central to contemporary women and gender studies. Includes topics such as women and violence, women and international development, women's myth and ritual, LGBTQ topics, the history and politics of sexuality, disability, transnational issues and religion. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Schedule Type: Seminar
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