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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS)
WGSS
2120W
Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Women/Gender/Sexuality Studies
Fall 2017
3
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Lecture
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No
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20

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Are there Course Equivalents?
Yes
 
WGSS 2120 - Introduction to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
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A multidisciplinary examination of historical conditions, cultural norms, and social institutions that define women, gender and sexuality in different cultures. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement.
by the end of this course, students will be able
1. To demonstrate a basic understanding of some of the social, economic, institutional, and political pressures and interests that maintain gender inequities;
2. to critically analyze the texts we read, with understanding of the author’s key argument(s), points, and views
3. To comparatively assess the ways in which colonialism, globalization, racism, gender bias, differences of social class, and/or heterosexism have shaped the lives of women, men, and transgender people with respect to (historical) time, context, social location, and other factors
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