JANUARY 23, 2012
WEEK OF JANUARY 23From Little Lady to Little Old Lady
What are the differences between being an old woman and a young woman? When will you become old? How do
you know this is when you will be old?
In your home, who does th
DATE: September 9, 2014
LECTURE TITLE: what is womens and Gender studies?
3.multiple forms of oppression
What is Womens and G
Date: November 4, 2014
Exam: Thursday December 11th
What to bring: pencils, eraser, student ID card
Study aids are not permitted for WGST 1F90 exam
Reminder Final Essays; you are expected you follow the writing guidelines provided in lecture March
Extensions will not be granted for final essay.
Exam: Thursday April 9, 7:009:00pm WCDVIS
A Very Br
Date: November 18, 2014
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Three Levels of Sexual Harassment
1. Nearly 50% of Canadian women have expe
January 20, 2015
WGST 1F90: Limited Represenations
[From January 13] Resistance is not futile:
1. Body is central to feminism and feminist activism (and WGST too). Part of the politics of the
2. Use our bodies to resist the norms, ideals given to us
Poverty: A gendered and race phenomenon
February 3, 2015
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Feminization of Poverty
Feminist Approaches to FOP
Labour market segregation.
Three Contributing Factors for the FOP
Three Structural Reasons F
February 10, 2015
Lecture Title: The Materiality of Oppression: Women and Paid Labour
7. Horizontal segregation.
8. Wage gap.
9. Explained and unexplained of the wage gap.
10. Pay Equity.
11. Proactive Pay Equity.
Three central life-
Causes and Impacts of the Hyper-sexualization of Girls
January 27, 2015
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APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls (2005).
Causes of sexualization.
March 10, 2015
Womens Health: The Politics of the Body
NO EXTENSIONS FOR FINAL ESSAYS. Essays due end of lecture on March 24th. Attach graded essay
proposal, grading rubric (now posted on Sakai). Upload essay to Assignment2 by 11:59pm
Lecture Title: Intersectionality, gender, race and violence
Date: December 2nd
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1. Racist sexism
2. Bill C-31
3. Janet Corbire-Lavell & Sandra Lovelace
Racist Sexism of the Indian Act
3. During the second wave of the wome
Intersectionality, Race and Gender, Violence
1. April 1985: brings the Indian Act into line with gender equality under the
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
2. Modifications to various sections of the Indian Act, (changes to In
Killing Us Softly
- Female Bodies have become objects
- Advertising influences how men see/treat woman and essentially how women see
-Treating women like objects enforces violence against women
-When you think of a person as less than human - v
Terms Possibly on Exam (have a working knowledge of these)
List will be pared down to 13 and you must define 10 of them.
2. First wave feminism
3. Second wave feminism
4. Third wave feminism
7. The personal is
MODULE III: THE BODY, HEALTH AND REPRODUCTION
The Sterlization of Leilani Muir. Dir. Glynis Whiting. National Film Board of Canada, 1996. DVD.
Who were potential targets of the Alberta governments Forced Sterilization Act of 1928? (pay attent
WISE 1F90 WRITING A RESPONSE PAPER
What is a response paper?
An opportunity for you to reflect upon a set of readings, course material, films, etc.
To demonstrate that you have read, understood, and synthesized from this material.
To interact with the aut
Womens Studies Exam Review
REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN January 19th, 2012
General concern of the representation of women
Gender norms influence many facets of our lives and govern our beliefs
Example: Adam and eve, eve was the temptress and punished f
Exam WISE 1F90
Date: Friday April 13, 2012, 14:00-16:00 (2-4pm), WCDVIS.
Please bring: pens, pencils, student card.
Cell phones, pagers, MP3 players, or other types of electronic devices are not allowed in any of the
examination rooms. If you bring these
- The practice, conscious or otherwise, of placing male human beings or the masculine
point of view at the centre of ones view of the world and its culture and history.
According to this idea, masculine patterns of life and masculine min
1. Misogyny - hatred of women or girls
2. The 'chilly climate' -differential treatment of men and women students in classes;
faculty members and students call on/acknowledge the male students more than the
3. Micro inequities- people being
February 6, 2012
SEXY INC: OUR CHILDREN UNDER INFLUENCE (2007)
Researched, Written and Directed by: Sophie Bissonnette
Francine Douquet (Sexologist):
A. Note the changes Douquet outlines regarding young girls and hypersexuality.
B. Why are te
WEEK OF JANUARY 30, 2012
TOPIC: THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF MASCULINITY
Our readings clearly indicated that gender is not natural; we are not naturally more caring or nurturing if we are born
female nor are we naturally more prone to violence