WGS 3204 – Reading and Representing Women's Lives

Directed toward students with previous work in women's studies scholarship and is open to students from any major discipline. Explores and critically assesses certain interdisciplinary aspects of women's studies that relate to the reading and representing of women's lives. Examines women's lives in the United States, and considers the possibilities and problematics of locating similarities and differences among women in specific global contexts. Topics may include women's historical movements, global feminism, equal rights, health and bioethics, violence against women, and feminist critiques of fine art and popular culture. Prerequisite: FYS-1104. IV; V