Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies Summer Courses

Social and Political Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality

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3 credits
Session 1

Instructor: Cris Jardon

In this class, students will analyze the history of feminism, women’s studies, gender studies, and the growing field of queer studies; biological and psychological theories of gender; the social construction of gender as a product of history and culture; the relationship between gender and other categories of difference (race, sexual orientation, class, ethnicity); family and work; gender-based violence; the relationship between politics, economics, and gender; the representation of gender in popular culture; health and reproduction; and activism.