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WOMEN'S, GENDER & SEXUALITY ST

WGSS-400
Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Theory (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Examines theories of gender and sexuality as constructed or problematic, not natural or immutable. Surveys the historic development of theories of women's inequality and strategies for changes. Probes contemporary issues and conflicts within feminist, gender, and sexuality theory. Theorizes gender relations in students' own lives. Forges understandings across divisions of race, class, nationality, ability, sexualities, and sexual orientation. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: WGSS-125 and one other WGSS course, or permission of director.