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WGS.101 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

Prereq: None
U (Fall, Spring)
12 Units. HASS-H; CI-H

Drawing on multiple disciplines - such as literature, history, economics, psychology, philosophy, political science, anthropology, media studies and the arts - to examine cultural assumptions about sex, gender, and sexuality. Integrates analysis of current events through student presentations, aiming to increase awareness of contemporary and historical experiences of women, and of the ways sex and gender interact with race, class, nationality, and other social identities. Students are introduced to recent scholarship on gender and its implications for traditional disciplines.

A. Walsh

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Women's and Gender Studies Program

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Humanities

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...84 units) beyond WGS.101 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies , WGS.301[J...