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Sophomore Seminar: Gender and History (FGSS Gateway)
FGSS 269
Spring 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: HIST 179

This Sophomore Seminar is designed to introduce students to the use of gender as a category for historical analysis and to the idea of gender as something that needs to be historicized as part of our scholarly work in other fields.The course highlights critical perspectives on the history of gender categories, the ways in which disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches create choices for how we study gender, and the relationship between gender identity and sexuality. Students will also acquire tools for analyzing the ways in which politics construct gender and gender constructs politics. Throughout the course, attention will be paid to the intersection of gender with other primary modes of power: race, class, sexuality, nationalism, and ethnicity. The course is especially appropriate for prospective history and feminist, gender, and sexuality studies majors.

Essential Capabilities:
Writing assignments are designed to improve writing skills as well as to explore subject matter of the course.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(FGSS)

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