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GWS 102

Map of the Globe

Global Perspectives on Women and Gender. 3 hours.


An interdisciplinary introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies that draws on the humanities and social sciences. Emphasizes intersections among gender, race, sexuality, class and nation. Addresses historical and contemporary debates, focusing primarily on global concerns. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture. Individual and Society course, and World Cultures course.

Past Texts

Wichterich, Christa, The Globalized Woman, Reports from a Future of Inequality

Guevarra, Ana, Marketing Dreams, Manufacturing Heroes: The Transnational Labor Brokering of Filipino Workers

Gonzales, Roberto G. “Left Out But Not Shut Down: Political Activism and the Undocumented Student Movement.”