54:375 Women in the Global South Since 1700 [Harms]

Prerequisite: 6 credit hours in History or Gender & Women’s' Studies or permission of Instructor.

Women in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia have historically contributed to their societies as educators, mothers, food producers, political activists and leaders. This course will focus on the stories of women in the world outside of the western tradition from 1700 to the present, focusing on such issues as family, social roles, poverty, health, education, feminism, war, colonization, along with recent political movements for self-determination.

Cross-registered with (Gender and Women's Studies) 36:375.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Patricia Harms