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WS 151: Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies --- Change title to Introduction to Women's Studies (3 credits)

Course Description

This course is an introduction to feminist interdisciplinary analysis from global and critical perspectives. It explores relationships between women and men from various cultures, with a focus on gender, race, class, and sexual dynamics. The course also explores women's negotiations with institutional dynamics. (3 hours lecture)


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between sex as a biological category and gender as a social category.
  • Describe the various ways that gender categories are socially constructed.
  • Describe the historical changes in both gender roles and the status of women in the United States.
  • Explain the similarities and differences of women's roles across cultural, racial, social, and economic lines.

Degrees and Certificates

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    Classes Offered

    • Spring 2018 - MW, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Naʻauao 105, Margaret Rost-Banik - CRN: 62375 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Naʻauao 105, C Cooper - CRN: 60516 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - TR, 5:30pm to 6:55pm, Hale Naʻauao 105, C Cooper - CRN: 60517
    • Spring 2014 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, C Lu - CRN: 60643 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2014 - TR, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 212, C Lu - CRN: 60644 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2013 - TR, 2:30pm to 3:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 212, C Lu - CRN: 62264 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2013 - MW, 2:30pm to 3:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 212, C Lu - CRN: 64229 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2012 - MW, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 212, C Lu - CRN: 61295
    • Fall 2012 - TR, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 212, C Lu - CRN: 61449
    • Spring 2012 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Pālanakila 225, C Lu - CRN: 64386 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2011 - TR, 12:30pm to 1:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 212, C Lu - CRN: 63387 - view syllabus