Gender History: Europe and America, 1650-1850

Winter
Winter 2020
Olympia
Olympia
Daytime
Day
Freshman-Sophomore
Freshman–Sophomore
Class Size: 25
50% Reserved for Freshmen
16
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

Stacey Davis
European history

This program covers the history of gender in Western Europe and the United States during the 17th and 18th centuries. Emphasis is on understanding shifting gender roles in light of larger socio-cultural, political, economic, legal, and religious histories. Common women and men, like artisans, soldiers, peasants, and nuns, are the focus of our study, and their daily experiences will be contrasted with gendered expectations for elites and portrayals of gender in literature, religious texts, and art. Special areas of attention include the gendered realities of early American colonists and enslaved people in the United States, as well as the impacts of the Scientific Revolution, the Enlightenment, and the American and French Revolutions on gender roles and expectations. Program readings and writing assignments are extensive; you will practice text analysis, seminar skills, and academic essay writing. This program is a continuation of the yearlong gender history sequence that began in fall, but both students from the fall program and students new to gender history are welcome to join.

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

history, gender studies, humanities, and the social sciences.

16

Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • Hybrid Online Learning - This offering delivers < 25% of its instruction online, rather than via face-to-face contact between you and your instructors.
Freshman-Sophomore
Class Standing: Freshman–Sophomore
Class Size: 25
50% Reserved for Freshmen
Daytime

Scheduled for: Day

Advertised schedule:

Monday 10-3; Wednesday 10-1; Thursday 10-3

Located in: Olympia