HIS 6600 - Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

Overview

Description
This course, required for the Women's and Gender Studies Concentration, provides an interdisciplinary and multicultural introduction to the socio-political position of women, as well as to gender as an analytic category. The course examines the ways that gender intersects with race, class, age, ethnicity, religion, nationality, and sexual orientation to shape women's diverse experiences. Topics include: the history of women's movements in the U.S., transnational feminism, white privilege, women's sexuality and sex-positive feminism, the impact of media on gender roles, and issues for women in the workplace.
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring
Academic Career
Undergraduate Kingsborough CC
Course Attributes
AFLC - WGS (Women's & Gender Studies), ELO - CVEG (Civic Engagement)

Credits

Minimum Units
3
Maximum Units
3
Academic Progress Units
3
Repeat For Credit
No

Components

Name
Lecture
Hours
3

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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