Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College

Academics

Women's and Gender Studies 101. Introduction to Women's Studies

An introduction to topics and themes in women’s experiences from a cross-cultural, historical and interdisciplinary perspective. Topics may include women’s historical roles in the family, the workforce and public and private spheres in different societies; the psychology of changing gender roles; images of women and how they are constructed; women’s perspectives in literature and in the sciences; and the roots and prospects of the contemporary women’s movement.