WS 505 (05) - Survey in Women's Studies

Surv/Unmasking Pocahontas

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 56549
In-depth study of topics not covered in regular course offerings. The course explores the breadth and depth of Women's Studies from a historical perspective. In order to understand Women's Studies currently, students look at the historical foundations that contribute social, political, and economic influences on the topics. Barring duplication of topic, may be repeated for credit.
Section Comments: Unmasking Pocahontas: Native American Women from Myth to Reality
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Attributes: Inquiry (Discovery), Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Annalyssa Murphy

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 MW 3:40pm - 5:00pm DEM 251
Additional Course Details: 

This broad ranging survey class will explore the lives of Native American women in both historic and contemporary times. Some of the aspects explored will include; art, literature, media and popular culture, customs and traditions as well as demystifying the image of Native American women. We will also examine pedagogical techniques specific to the emerging canon of Native American Ethnic Studies. and you will be introduced to Native women from the past and today, even Pocahontas herself.