Nov 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 222 - Women in American History

4 credits (Spring)
This course examines the history of women in the United States from the colonial period through the 1970’s. Students consider the role of race, class, ethnicity, and sexuality in shaping women’s experiences, as well as the tensions between gender expectations, gender performance, and gender identities. Special attention is paid to women’s efforts to expand their access to equal rights, full citizenship status, and bodily autonomy.

Prerequisite: HIS 100  or second-year standing.
Instructor: Lewis