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HIST 7303 Colloquium: Gender History and the Scholar's Craft Today (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

Familiarity with the issues and concepts of gender history constitutes essential preparation for graduate students entering the historical profession today. This course offers an introduction to the theories, methods and sources of gender history. Engaging scholarship from the 1980s to the present, we will examine gender history's divergence from social and women's history, convergence with post-structuralism and the linguistic turn and impact upon new lines of inquiry the history of sexuality, transnational and global history. The final component of the course is a tailored practicum: students will assess recent applications of gender analysis in their own research field.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Sarah Ross

Prerequisites: Graduate Student Standing.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17