HistoryHIS112 American Feminist Thought, 1750-1950

Traces history of feminist thought in the United States from the 18th century Enlightenment to the mid-20th century. Focusing on questions of social identity, gender difference, and legal/political status, examines writings of philosophers, activists, novelists, and ordinary women that challenged religious, political, and scientific beliefs underlying gender inequality.

Credits

5

Instructor

Marilyn Westerkamp