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HIS 356LEC - Soc Hist Women 1875-Pres
Lecture
Soc Hist Women 1875-Pres CAH Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   24251   Enrollment Capacity:   28
Section:   CAH   Enrollment Total:   26
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   2
Dates:   02/01/2021 - 05/07/2021   Status:   OPEN
Days, Time:   T R , 11:10 AM - 12:25 PM
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
  Course Description
This class will examine women as political activists, women in popular culture, and women's diverse experiences of work, family and sexuality. We will compare late 19th century women's reform movements, culminating in the successful drive for women's suffrage in the 1910s, to the second wave feminist movement spawned in the 1960s and 1970s. We will also explore popular culture as a realm of performance and a powerful site for the creation of female images and ideals. Finally, we will examine birth control, abortion, sexual danger and sexual pleasure as important personal as well as political issues in women's lives. How much have women's lives changed since the 19th century? Have women of varied ages, racial/ethnic communities, and social class been empowered by these changes? How do we assess or measure social change, power, and gender hierarchy? USH
  Instructor(s)
             Cahn look up    
  On-line Resources
Other Courses Taught By: Cahn