WGS.301J | Fall 2023 | Undergraduate

Feminist Thought

Course Description

This course analyzes theories of gender and politics, especially ideologies of gender and their construction; definitions of public and private spheres; and gender issues in citizenship, the development of the welfare state, experiences of war and revolution, class formation, and the politics of sexuality.
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments with Examples
A small, plastic figure of a grey-haired woman stands upon the cover of a book.
A LEGO figurine of author Anne Fausto-Sterling stands upon her book Myths of Gender. Fausto-Sterling’s writings on sex and gender are amongst the readings for this course. (Image courtesy of Maia Weinstock on Flickr. License: CC BY-NC-SA.)