This course engages learners with historical and contemporary topics about how Canadian laws govern and interact with gender and sexuality. Starting from the position that law is one of the key contexts for individual, social, and structural negotiations of gender, gender identities, sexualities, and womanhood, we consider how law both produces and regulates experiences, rights, personhood, and gendered selves. Using critical, feminist, intersectional, anticolonial, and socio-legal frameworks, we examine criminalized gender identities and gendered practices.

Course Notes

WGST 208 is equivalent to WMST 108. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and WMST 108.

Completion of WGST 100 and/or WGST 111 is recommended.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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