Oct 21, 2018  
2016-2017 
    
2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GSS 101 - Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies


Instructor
Tilburg, Fackler, Gonzalez

This class provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the analytical tools, key scholarly debates, history, and research subfields of gender and sexuality studies. It pays particular attention to the construction and deployment of gender as a cultural category across various social institutions. Students will learn to assess and analyze documents pertaining to the history of and contemporary state of feminisms and women’s rights, masculinity, queer theory, disability studies, body image and consumer culture, intersectionality, as well as a host of gendered questions related to health, work, the family, violence, and politics.
Students entering 2012: Satisfies Liberal Studies distribution requirement



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