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Spring 2018-2019
SOC 525 / GSS 526   P/D/F Only

Sociology of Gender (Half-Term)

Sanyu A. Mojola

This course offers an introduction to theory, perspectives, and empirical research in the Sociology of Gender. The course covers a combination of canonical and contemporary work, consider traditional and current debates, and will include local and global material. This is a reading and writing intensive class.

Sample reading list:
Hill Collins, Patricia, Black Feminist Thought
Bordo, Susan, Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
Hochschild, Arlie, and Anne Machung, The Second Shift

Reading/Writing assignments:
These will be required for 4 different classes. For those classes, you will choose to either present and turn in a 2 page summary and critique based on one of the readings for the class that day or submit a 2 page response paper to one of the questions posted on the course website addressing that week's readings.

Requirements/Grading:
Papers - 70%
Oral Presentation(s) - 30%

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Other information:
This is a six week course offered during the first half of the semester, from 2/4/19 - 3/11/19.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42499 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:30:00 pm M   Wallace Hall   165   Enrolled:2 Limit:10