HIST 245 A - Wives, Workers and Witches
Examines the history of women and the evolution of concepts of gender in western Europe from roughly 400 to 1700. Topics include the interactions of class and ethnicity with women's experiences, the social construction of sexuality and gender, the misogynist tradition, and women's self-images. Course Information: Same as GWS 245 and MDVL 245.
Description: Humanities - Hist & Phil, and Cultural Studies - Western course. In this course we explore the history of women and gender by reading and discussing original writing from medieval and early modern women. We learn about these women-s attitudes toward -proper- behavior for women (and men), religion, sexuality, marriage, family, and work firsthand, in their own words.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Undergraduate