ENG2160 Intro to Women’s Studies, F2016

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ENG2160 Intro to Women's Studies, F2016
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Professor(s)
Department
English
Course Code
ENG 2160
Semester / Year
Fall 2016
Course Description

This course focuses on literature, scholarly writing, and films that examine specifically the role(s) of girls and women, both nationally and internationally, and determines whether women themselves or others (external forces, individuals, or social systems) construct definitions of womanhood. The course utilizes texts, by both men and women, and addresses such themes as womanism, stereotypes, feminism, violence, politics, intimate/familial relationships, sex, sexuality, sexual orientation, and prescribed and evolving gender roles as they relate to girls and women.