Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Gender, Literature and Culture
ENGL 2207 Gender, Literature and Culture
Prerequisites:Three credits of 1000 level ENGL (excluding ENGL 1551 and ENGL 1552), or six credits of 1000 level GEND.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:This course explores the various ways that culture reflects, constructs, reinforces, and/or challenges gender roles in given social and historical contexts. Theoretical approaches to gender provide the basis for critical analysis of a range of cultural texts by men and women. The focus is on constructions of ""masculinity"" and ""femininity"" in English cultures and media selected from the middle ages to the present. Specific content varies from year to year. This course may be credited towards Gender Equality and Social Justice.