Gender, Culture, and Society

G101 — Summer 2020

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Instructor
Sandra Carpenter
Location
Remote asynchronous interaction supported by distant education.
Days and Times
ONLINE (6W2)
Course Description

Examination of the international emergence of the field of womens studies; the achievements and limitations of scholarly work exploring oppression and discrimination based on sex and sex differences; the development of the category "gender" and its uses and abuses; and the relevance of changing understandings of the term "culture" for the study of women, gender, and/or sexuality across diverse historical periods, regions, nations, and societies. Exploration of a series of case studies. Particular attention devoted to the ways in which "gender" as practice, performance, and representation has differed for women and men according to race, class, and other divisions.

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