WGS 3500 (Women Writing)

Course Name: 
Topics in WGS: Women Writing for Change
Units: 
3

Examines the rhetorical choices Western women have made from Medieval times to the present to create public arguments for social change, in the face of cultural pressure to remain silent. Analyzes how women writers deliberately worked with narratives of gender, as well as traditional and alternative texts. Explores how those decisions shape expectations of women in the public sphere today.

Instructor: 
Abigail Arnold
Course Category: 
Gender Concentration