Aug 17, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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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
OHIO BRICKS Foundations: Advanced Writing
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 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
Learning Outcomes:
  • 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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