WOMENSTD 151 - Social Science Seminars on Women and Gender
Section: 002 Who can be Human? Rethinking Human Rights, Humanitarianism and Social Justice
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
FYSem
Advisory Prerequisites:
Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

What does it mean to be human? Does it mean one has a right to dignity? To equality? To housing, education, and a job? To be free from racial discrimination, or sexual harassment? This class will explore how being human grounds struggles for social justice, including human rights and humanitarianism. While the French and American revolutions changed the way societies were understood and organized, instituting systems based on freedom and equality for all, we will ask how this plays out today: how recognizing “humanity” both allows for equality between people, and for new forms of discrimination.

WOMENSTD 151 - Social Science Seminars on Women and Gender
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
17636
Open
1
3Y1
6Enrollment Management
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
P
23575
Closed
0
1Y1
6Enrollment Management
-
Tu 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: Seats in First-Year Seminars are opened gradually during summer orientation. Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may register. All others need permission of instructor
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