WGS 150 - Humanities Seminars on Women and Gender
Winter 2021, Section 004 - Free to Read: Women, Narratives & Empowerment
Instruction Mode: Section 004 is  Online (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:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

The course is designed to introduce you to the rich, creative, and empowering ways in which women contest difference and negotiate with ideologies of oppression in a wide range of materials, including works by authors and artists such as Maya Angelou, Yehudit Katzir, Eve Ensler, Nozipo Maraire, Frida Kahlo. We will engage with the unique dynamic interactions of sexuality, gender, ethnicity, and class in each work, and the way they constitute subjective narratives about the female voice, self, friendship, intimacy, and love. We ask not only how to read and listen better, but how can we account for both the uniqueness and greatness of each work as well as for the plurality of the category of women.

Course Requirements:

In addition to weekly reading and short writing assignments, you are expected to write a short midterm paper (4-5 pages) and a final paper (5-7 pages).

Class Format:

Synchronous meetings with the instructor will be conducted through Zoom. The content of this seminar will be synchronous. This course will use Canvas to upload readings and assignments. Students are expected to have access to a camera and microphone. Arrangements can be made if the student has a poor internet connection.

Schedule

WGS 150 - Humanities Seminars on Women and Gender
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 Online
30818
Open
1
1Y1
9Enrollment Management
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: This class will include both synchronous and asynchronous elements, but students are generally expected to attend class at its scheduled time.
002 (SEM)
 Online
25050
Closed
0
 
3Enrollment Management
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: This class will meet synchronously at its scheduled time.
003 (SEM)
 Online
36912
Closed
0
3Enrollment Management
1Y1
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (SEM)
 Online
30863
Open
3
1Y1
4Enrollment Management
-
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: This class will meet synchronously at its scheduled time.

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