WGST 220 Women and the Past: A Historical Survey




This course examines the lives of women in the western world from ancient times to 20th century North America. Private lives as well as public and political activities will be studied. Topics will include the role of women in the early Christian church, women in monasticism, women and the family in pre-industrial Europe, the impact of industrialization, pioneers and path-breakers, and the rise and nature of women's movements.

Course Notes

This course is equivalent to WMST 220. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and WMST 220.

Completion of WGST 100 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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