WOMENSTD 417 - Race, Gender, and Mental Health in the 19th Century
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Womenstd/Nursing 220 Perspectives in Women's Health or Womenstd/Amcult 240 Intro to Women's Studies or Womenstd 250 Race, Gender and Nation.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course examines how U.S. conceptions of mental illness and the care of those labeled insane were shaped by both institutions such as slavery and asylums and period-specific conceptions of race, gender, and class. It considers the various overlaps between key subject positions including insane persons, women, blacks, and whites.

WOMENSTD 417 - Race, Gender, and Mental Health in the 19th Century
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001 (SEM)
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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