Fall 2020

The Cross-Cultural Construction of Gender

Listed in: Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies, as SWAG-100

Formerly listed as: WAGS-11

Moodle site: Course

Faculty

Aneeka A. Henderson (Section 01)

Description

This course introduces students to issues involved in the social and historical construction of gender identities and roles from a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspective. Topics, which change from year-to-year, have included gender and sexuality; the uses and limits of biology in explaining gender differences; women’s participation in production and reproduction; the intertwining of gender, race, nationality, and class in explaining oppression and resistance; women, men and globalization; and gender and warfare.

All class meetings will occur remotely and consist of lecture and small group discussions throughout the semester.

Fall semester. Professor Henderson.

Keywords

Attention to Issues of Class, Attention to Issues of Gender and Sexuality, Attention to Issues of Race, Online Only

Offerings

2021-22: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020