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WGST 1001 Introduction to Women's Studies: Sex, Gender, and Power

3 hours; 3 credits

An interdisciplinary introduction to the study of women. From the first and second waves of feminism to grrl power's cyberactivism and empowerment through femininity. Material and social constructions of sex and gender. Power and dynamics, which drive and structure women's lives. Expressions and representations of women's experiences. Starting fall 2018 satisfies Pathways Flexible Core US Experience in Its Diversity requirement.


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