Jul 13, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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WGSS 2100 - Women, Gender, and Rock and Roll


An analysis of the extent to which rock and roll has challenged the boundaries of women and gender by exploring the relationship between feminism and rock. Topics might include blues, jazz, girl groups, folk, soul, punk, rap, MTV, and riot grrl.

Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will gain an understanding of the relationship between race, sexual identity, class and gender in contemporary feminism through the study of popular culture.
  • Students will gain an understanding of the role that culture plays in constituting popular understandings of issues central to feminism including gender equity, violence against women, and sexuality.
  • Students will gain an understanding of the three waves of feminism and the role that popular culture has played in challenging as well as maintaining sex and gender norms in each period.



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