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HIST 4453 Gender in American History (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will explore changing and competing conceptions of manhood, womanhood, and gender relations in American history. Particular attention will be paid to the ways various constructions of gender have served the interests of a race, ideology, or class in American history, the relational nature of gender roles, and the ways prevailing gender ideals influenced men's and women's experiences in America.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Cynthia Lynn Lyerly

Prerequisites: History Core, Parts I and II.

Cross listed with:


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17