Gen&WS 861: Gender and Women’s Studies as an Interdisciplinary Field and Profession

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Introduces gender and women’s studies as an interdisciplinary area of study and a profession. Reviews the profession, both academic and non-academic. Explores issues both broad (e.g., professional development) and narrow (e.g., obtaining research grants) that are of interest to those building professional careers with a Gender and Women’s Studies Ph.D. Provides an orientation to basic features of scholarly life as well as some professional options outside of academia, and allows students to become acquainted with a variety of our faculty. Explores formation of independent perspectives on gender and women’s studies as an interdisciplinary academic field and profession. (TO BE FIRST TAUGHT IN 2023-2024 AND LATER)