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Hunter College of the City University of New York Women and Gender Studies Program WGS 100 Section 051 Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies Spring 2012 Instructor: Portia Seddon Mondays/Wednesdays 5:35 PM – 6:50 PM HW 406 Office Hours: Wednesdays 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM or by appointment Email: portiaseddon@gmail.com *Note: This is not a complete version of the syllabus; the complete version will be posted on Blackboard and distributed on the first day of class (Jan. 30). Course Description This course is a critical introduction to the study of gender and sexuality in cross-cultural, historical, and contemporary perspectives. We will consider a range of theoretical and political understandings of womanhood, feminism, queerness, and the body, looking in particular at the social construction of masculinities and femininities, sexualities, and difference. Beginning with basic questions about sex and gender, we will then explore key issues and debates surrounding the body and embodiment, critical intersections between gender, sexuality, race, class, age,
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2012 for the course MATH 203 taught by Professor Snell during the Spring '11 term at City College of San Francisco.

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