2013-2014 Catalog


WGS 315 Classic Texts in Women's & Gen

Prerequisite: WGS 124 or permission of instructor

Offered: Typically alternate years

A study of the Western version of the Women's and Gender Studies Canon, with readings spanning the last two centuries in history, philosophy, literature, psychology, sociology, biography, and critical theory. Both old and new classic texts will be paired together to help students develop a coherent narrative about gender and sexuality over the past two hundred years. In addition, the idea of a "canon" will be raised as a problematic issue in a rapidly changing academic field. African Americans', Appalachians', and Women's Perspective.

Credits

1 Course Credit