HIST 260   Women in U.S. History (3 Hours)

This course examines how the experiences of women have shaped United States history. Coursework will investigate the construction of gender; intersections of race, ethnicity, class, sexuality and identity with gender; women’s work (paid and unpaid); politics and reform; and changing gender roles. Special attention will be paid to the divergent experiences and perspectives of diverse women in order to expand cultural understanding.