WOMENSTD 253 - Special Topics
Section: 001 Gender, Sex, and Sexuality in Science and Medicine
Term: FA 2013
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Course Note:
This course takes up a single topic of a very specific or contemporary nature.
Credit Exclusions:
A maximum of seven credits of WOMENSTD 252 and 253 may be counted toward graduation.
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May be repeated for a maximum of 7 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

  • Do newborn babies have gender? Can doctors assign sex?
  • Could desire affect hormones?

This first year seminar explores current bioscientific research (e.g., neuroscience, biomedical, evolutionary, etc.) on gender, sex, and sexuality, as well as ongoing feminist insights into how scientists and the public come to develop and understand this body of knowledge. In other words, this course poses the question:

what do we know about the natural properties of gender, sex, and sexuality, and how do we come to know this?

WOMENSTD 253 - Special Topics
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Meets with Psych 121-001 First Year Seminar reserved for first-year students
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