Oct 24, 2019
WGSS 3810J - Writing Gender
An intensive writing workshop exploring intersections of gender, race, class, and sexuality.
Requisites: WGSS 1000 and (ENG 1510 or 1610) and (Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 1J
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Students will complicate the idea that identities can be written in uniform and distinct ways.
- Students will develop skills to critique their own and others’ ideas.
- Students will develop their critical awareness of ways in which assumptions are reflected in writing.
- Students will learn to view and use writing as a constant dialogue between emerging, complex identities and social institutions.
- Students will realize the power of writing to establish, disrupt, and persuade.
- Students will theorize their own experiences of class, gender, race, sexuality, etc.
- Students will use writing as a tool for learning.
- Students will use writing to investigate issues related to women and gender.
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