Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexualities in the United States

This interdisciplinary course examines how social constructions of gender and sexuality shape our day-to-day interactions with a variety of social institutions, such as the family and workplace, and contribute to systems of power and privilege. Through a careful examination of texts, films and other materials, students will explore contemporary feminist challenges to long-standing assumptions about what constitutes diverse gendered identities and will relate these insights to their own lived experiences in productive ways.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Women's and Gender Studies
Number: 
WGS100-01C
Semester: 
Winter 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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