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HISTORY

HIST-659
Topics in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality History (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Examines the changing definitions, perceptions, and uses of gender and sexuality in U.S. history. Rotating topics include women's suffrage, images of masculinity, and gay rights. Based on the assumption that gender and sexuality are historically-specific cultural constructs, special attention is paid to their intersection with race, class, and ethnicity. Meets with HIST-459. Usually offered alternate falls.