WGS 3621

Course Name: 
Coming of Age in America: A History of Youth
Units: 
3

This course will explore the historical experience of young people and the meaning of youth from the colonial period to the late twentieth century. We will analyze how shifting social relations and cultural understandings changed what it meant to grow up. Topics to be explored include work, family, gender, sexuality, education, political involvement, and popular culture.
This course fulflls the second writing requirement.

Instructor: 
Corinne Field
Course Category: 
Sexuality Concentration
Gender Concentration