LHIS

4500

Gender, Politics and History

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: History

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Gender, Politics and History

Fall 2020

Taught By: Elaine Abelson

Section: A

CRN: 9363

Credits: 3

This seminar explores aspects of womens history and the history of gender in the United States over the past two centuries. The course stresses the themes of difference among women and between women and men as a means of examining the social construction of gender and the logic of feminist analysis and activity. Students discuss the major themes in gender history, develop critical and analytical skills, and appreciate current and on-going theoretical (and controversial) debates. The course analyzes such key conceptual and methodological frameworks as gender, class, sexuality, power, and race. Thematically organized, readings includeboth primary and secondary material. Students complete two papers and participate in student-led discussions. Cross-listed with New School for Social Research.

Open to juniors and seniors only.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: History (LHIS)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 5

Add/Drop Deadline: September 14, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 22, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:27am 2/25/2021 EST

Meeting Info::

Days: Tuesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 9/3/2020 - 12/17/2020