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: Full Title: Survey in Women's Studies/ Exploring Masculinities.
Department Approval Required. Contact 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: Peter Welch
Additional Course Details:
This course examines the many intersections of masculinities through a social constructionist lens. We will explore the diverse lives of men as we frame hegemonic (normative) vs. marginalized masculinities in contemporary Western culture. We will investigate boyhood, masculinities and the media, masculinities and violence, college masculinities, health and masculinities, masculinities and relationships, masculinities and disabilities, masculinities and sexualities, masculinities and gender identities, masculinities and families, masculinities and work, and masculinities and activism.