Course Code WS 100W
Course Title Introduction to Women's Studies (WLU)
Online Offers No offers currently scheduled.
Last offer: Spring 2020
Course Location Wluoc
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

An introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's Studies that addresses the history of feminist thought, the main strands of feminist theory, the activism of second wave feminists and topics of contemporary concern. Topics may include: representations of gender in the media, sexual politics, reproductive technology, health, globalization and women's movements.

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam (note 2)
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
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