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Philosophy Of Sex And Gender (PHI-270)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0154-270-001
Instructor: Sokthan Yeng
Days: Thursday 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Note: Online, Both synchronous and asynchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3

Class Will Meet Synchronously On Thursdays

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Students will examine how gender and gendered discourse permeate the Western philosophical canon to investigate how the structures of our thought and experience work to maintain the “othering” of females/femininity. Students will focus on the intersection of gender with race, class, and sexuality in history, current events, and popular culture. (Distribution Reqs:Humanities)

Learning Goals:   Philosophy of Sex and Gender1.Compare and contrast concepts about “sex” and “gender.”2.Analyze the ways biology and visible qualities determine sex and gender.3.Understand the ways social and performative acts create one’s sexed or gender identity.4.Analyze the different waves of feminism and how they are connected to class and race.

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