WGS 400 - Women's Reproductive Health
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is   Hybrid (see other Sections below)
Subject: Women's and Gender Studies (WGS)
Department: LSA Women's and Gender Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Advisory Prerequisites:
Upperclass standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

Description

Understanding women's reproductive health requires understanding the intersections of reproductive bodies and gender, race, class, culture, geography, economic status and nation. This course will explore the continuum of women’s reproductive lives, including menstruation, sex, pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, contraception, abortion, and birth, among other topics. The course uses biomedical, feminist, reproductive justice, health disparities and global health frameworks to address the complexities of reproductive health. Students will learn how to think critically and use interdisciplinary lenses to complicate biomedical understandings of reproduction. Most weeks, the course features guest lectures from faculty at the medical school and across campus, in order to provide depth and expertise, as well as interdisciplinary perspectives on reproductive health. There will also be connections with current events, with required viewing of a television series that engages with many of the course's themes.

Schedule

WGS 400 - Women's Reproductive Health
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
  Hybrid
11959
Open
1
 
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M 1:00PM - 3:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
11960
Closed
0
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
11961
Closed
0
 
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W 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
17144
Open
2
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
17145
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
35364
Closed
0
 
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM

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