WGS.310 Gender: Historical Perspectives

Prereq: None
Units: 3-0-9
Same subject as 21H.983
Th 1 - 4pm
Room 5-231

Examines the definition of gender in scientific, societal, and historical contexts. Explores how gender influences state formation and the work of the state, what role gender plays in imperialism and in the welfare state, the ever-present relationship between gender and war, and different states' regulation of the body in gendered ways at different times. Investigates new directions in the study of gender as historians, anthropologists and others have taken on this fascinating set of problems. Open to advanced undergraduates with permission of instructor.
L. Ekmekcioglu, E. Wood