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Hutton Honors College

 — Indiana University

GNDR-G 101: Gender, Culture and Society
Professor Colin Johnson*
Section 2441 MWF 10:10-11:00am SY 200


Examination of the emergence of the field of women's and gender studies; the achievements and limitations of scholarly work exploring oppression and discrimination based on sex and sex differences; the development of the category "gender" and its uses and abuses; and the relevance of changing understandings of the term "culture" for the study of women, gender, and/or sexuality across diverse historical periods, regions, nations, and societies. Exploration of a series of case studies. Particular attention will be devoted to the ways in which "gender" as practice, performance, and representation has differed for women and men according to race, class, and other divisions.

Section 4371
Section 4371