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GSST 001: Introduction To Gender & Sexuality Studies

Spring 2010: This interdisciplinary course introduces students to key concepts, questions, and analytical tools that have been developed by feminist scholars in diverse fields. Women's studies is used as a vantage point for the broad study of issues of gender and sexuality, including social constructions of femininity and masculinity and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender identities, texts, and theories.

Topics will include women and work, issues of women's health and reproduction, sexuality, gender identity, families, motherhood, globalization, activism and women's political movements, body image and representation, and socialization.

Kim Surkan, Visiting Assistant Professor
Fridays 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Kohlberg 116