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  • The Seventeenth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities June 1-4, 2017 at Hofstra University
    The Seventeenth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities June 1-4, 2017 at Hofstra University

Learning Goals and Objectives

Learning goal: Students will demonstrate knowledge of social, economic, political, intellectual and cultural contributions of women past and present.

Objectives:

  1. describe the social, economic, political, intellectual or cultural contributions of one or more women
  2. analyze scholarship, literature, art, music, dance, theatre, or film created by or performed by one or more women
Learning goal: Students will develop an understanding of how gender combines with nationality, race and ethnicity, religion, social class, sexual orientation, and physical ability to shape the experiences of men and women, including themselves.

Objectives:

  1. read and respond to feminist scholarship
  2. examine the similarities and differences among women within and across cultures and at different historical moments
  3. describe gender socialization and its consequences in a particular society
  4. identify gender and sex-based inequalities in a particular society
  5. analyze how these factors with the privileges and disadvantages they confer have shaped one's own experiences, presumptions, viewpoints, and sense of identity
Learning goal: Students will acquire the analytical tools to explicate the social and aesthetic values encoded in cultural texts of various kinds with particular attention to the ways in which texts reproduce or contest gendered norms.

Objectives:

  1. recognize the reproduction of normative assumptions about sex and gender in a text
  2. explain how a text resists normative assumptions about sex and gender through its content or formal strategies
Learning goal: Students will engage in interdisciplinary approaches to intellectual inquiry.

Objectives:

  1. read and discuss interdisciplinary, feminist scholarship
  2. read and discuss scholarship from more than one discipline in the same class
  3. employ interdisciplinary, feminist scholarship, methodologies, modes of analysis, or theoretical perspectives in a paper, oral presentation, or research project
  4. integrate scholarship, methodologies, modes of analysis, or theoretical perspectives from more than one discipline in a paper, oral presentation, or research project

  • The Seventeenth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities June 1-4, 2017 at Hofstra University
    The Seventeenth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities June 1-4, 2017 at Hofstra University