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Featured Course: Women, Gender, and Law

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  As the Presidential election approaches, gender inequality has taken center stage. Both Democratic nominee-hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have highlighted this inequality throughout their campaigns, a discrimination that exists in employment and education, legal issues relating to reproduction and personal life, and the response of criminal law to issues affecting women, including domestic violence, rape, and prostitution. GWST 338 – Women, Gender […]

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Featured Course: Women, Gender & Law

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This summer, examine the role that gender plays in the U.S. legal system and how the legal rights of women are addressed, from the effects of gender-based stereotypes, to the status of women in the legal profession. Explore current issues such as domestic violence, LGBT rights, transgender rights, race, masculinity, and the police state, including the Freddie Gray case in […]

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Featured Course: Introduction to Critical Sexuality Studies

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Summer 2015 – Introduction to Critical Sexuality Studies Let’s talk about sex! GWST/AMST 210: Introduction to Critical Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary look at sexuality–in history, media, politics, and personal life. Explore the wide world of sexuality, including the origins of heterosexuality as an identity, the global history of lesbianism, the feminist porn wars, the criminalization of LGBT people in […]

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