HIST-281: History of Women and Gender in the United States
3 credit hours
Through primary and secondary readings and research, we will explore the history of women in this country from the colonial period through the 1980s with a focus on women's activism and cultural expectations for women. Themes include race and gender identities, the construction of separate spheres, the struggle for suffrage and equality, sexuality, and feminism. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.