HTY 332: Womanhood in America

Instructor:  Mazie Hough

Class Number:  76896

Days/Time:  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 1:00 – 1:50 p.m.

Location:  Stevens 155

Description:  This course is designed to introduce you to the history of American women from colonial times to the present.  It is designed to expose you to what women did and what they were told to do, and to the tension between them.  You will be reading about both “famous” and ordinary women, and will have the opportunity to read what women had to say about themselves and their situation.  We will pay particular attention to the ways in which race, class, and ethnicity shaped women’s experiences and to the ways in which ideas of gender shaped both men and women..

General Education Requirements: Satisfies the Western Cultural Tradition and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirements.

Prerequisites: First-year students require permission.