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Women's Studies Gender Studies (WSGS)


5100 TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES GENDER STUDIES: (SUBTITLED) (3 credits) Diverse topics encompass an international range of gendered experiences and may include sources from literature, law, history, myth/religion, psychology, sociology, philosophy, theology, and the visual arts. Topics may include: myths and spirituality; mother, daughter, self; writing women’s lives; art, erotica, and pornography in American Culture; reproductive freedom; Indigenous women’s issues; sexualities and difference in America. May be taken for credit under different subtitles.

5850 FEMINIST THEORIES AND PRACTICE (3 credits) A critical examination of the main currents in contemporary feminist thought.  Explores systems of ideas which explain the nature and causes of the position of women and men in society. The course includes a capstone experience involving student production of an original piece of work linking the student’s discipline to a gender issue through the use of feminist theory and research.


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