WMST 550: Current Topics in Women and Gender Studies

WMST 550-006: Race/Gndr/Class/Sports
(Fall 2017)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Robinson B106

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.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-3

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, disability, transnational issues and religion. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Title varies by section and/or semester

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