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Paradoxically, both men and women are also programmed to mate for life. Both can choose short-term or long-term sex strategies. What men want, however, differs from what women want. The theory that men's and women's sexual desires are hard-wired isn't new. It's been controversial for decades. Consult the program office, 14E, for information about other subjects that may qualify for WGS credit. Prereq: None U Fall, Spring units. Drawing on multiple disciplines - such as literature, history, economics, psychology, philosophy, political science, anthropology, media studies and the arts - to examine cultural assumptions about sex, gender, and sexuality.
Integrates analysis of current events through student presentations, aiming to increase awareness of contemporary and historical experiences of women, and of the ways sex and gender interact with race, class, nationality, and other social identities.
Students are introduced to recent scholarship on gender and its implications for traditional disciplines. Prereq: None U Fall units. An interdisciplinary subject that examines questions of feminism, international women's issues, and globalization through the study of novels, films, critical essays, painting and music. Considers how women redefine the notions of community and nation, how development affects their lives, and how access to the internet and to the production industry impacts women's lives. Primary topics of interest include transformations of traditional values, social change, gender role distribution, identity formation, migration flows, globalization and development, popular culture, urban life, cyber-culture, activism, and human rights.
Limited to 25 when Writing Tutor is ased to the class. Otherwise, limited to Same subject as 21H. Provides an introduction to the history of gender, sex, and sexuality in the modern United States, from the end of the 19th century to the present. Surveys historical approaches to the field, emphasizing the changing nature of sexual and gender identities over time.
Traces attempts to control, construct, and contain sexual and gender identities. Examines the efforts of those who worked to resist, reject, and reform institutionalized heterosexuality and mainstream configurations of gendered power. Same subject as CMS. Examines representations of race, gender, and sexual identity in the media. Considers issues of authorship, spectatorship, and the ways in which various media film, television, print journalism, advertising enable, facilitate, and challenge these social constructions in society.
Studies the impact of new media and digital media through analysis of gendered and racialized language and embodiment online in blogs and vlogs, avatars, and in the construction of cyberidentities. Provides introduction to feminist approaches to media studies by drawing from work in feminist film theory, cultural studies, gender and politics, and cyberfeminism.
Prereq: None Sex Fall Not offered falling consult department units. Considers a wide range of issues related to the contemporary and historical use of lady, the development of new technologies, and the cultural representation of technology, including the role women have played in the development of technology and the effect of technological change on the roles of women and ideas of gender. Discusses the social implications of technology and its understanding and deployment in different cultural contexts. Investigates the relationships seeking technology and identitysuch as gender, race, Spring, and sexuality.
Examines how technology offers possibilities for new social relations and how to evaluate them. Survey course investigates issues central to theorizations of gender and technology in the visual arts and moving images in the 20th and 21st centuries. Through readings, screenings, and formal analyses of a broad range of visual media, students examine the primary visual, aural and narrative conventions by which social and political forces shape perceptions and experiences of gender, sexuality, and race while considering broader questions related to the contemporary artistic and media landscape.
Culminates in a student collaborative multi-media exhibition or moving image festival. Provides a basic overview of the history of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics STEM. Students discuss specific contributions of women across a variety of disciplines to form a broad perspective on how these contributions played a larger role in the advancement of human knowledge and technological achievement.
Also grapples with how both historic and modern biases within the STEM disciplines, as well as in representations of women and girls in media and popular culture, can affect outcomes in these areas. Same subject as 21W. See description under subject CMS. Same subject as 21L.
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Same subject as 21G. Explores the diverse voices and experiences reflected in writing and film by and about women of color. Examines the roles that culture, community, and kinship play in the development of the writer's individual voice, and compares the similarities and differences of the writer experience across texts and genres. Discussion and asments, including an independent research presentation, consider the social and political contexts that inform each work, with an emphasis on gender, race, and economic status.
Includes works by a variety of novelists, poets, and filmmakers. Enrollment limited. Prereq: None U Spring units. Draws on different disciplines, conceptual frameworks, and methodological approaches to examine gender in relation to health, including public health practice, epidemiologic research, health policy, and clinical application. Discusses a variety of health-related issues that illustrate spring, international, domestic, and historical perspectives.
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Case studies include atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons and the nuclear freeze campaign, climate science and environmental justice, the civil rights movement, Vietnam War protests, the March 4 movement at MIT, and concerns about genetic seeking, gender equality, intersectional feminism, and student activism at MIT.
See description under subject 21A. Analyzes mainstream, popular films produced in the post-WWII 20th century US as cultural texts that shed light on spring sex struggles over gender identity and appropriate sexual behaviors. Examines the effect of the Hollywood Production Code and censorship of sexual themes and content, and the subsequent subversion of queer cultural production in embedded codes and metaphors.
Also considers the ificance of these films as artifacts and examples of various aspects of queer theory. Same subject as See description under subject Provides an lady of key issues and themes in the study of women and gender relations in the Middle East and North Africa. Includes readings from a variety of disciplines, e. Addresses themes such as the relationship between the concepts of nation and gender; women's citizenship; Middle Eastern women's activism and the involvement of their Western "sisters" to this movement; gendered interpretations of the Qur'an and the seeking of Falling Prophet Muhammad; and the three H's of Orientalism hijab, harem, and hamam.
Study of women and gender in the developing world. Interdisciplinary approaches highlight relationships between gender and public policy, economics, art, education, health care, and scientific research. Topics vary by term. Explores the politics of reproductive health care delivery in the United States, with a particular focus on how clinical care is shaped by--and, in turn, shapes--social inequality along axes of race and gender.
Considers a variety of reproductive health issues from multiple perspectives, drawing on readings from the fields of history, anthropology, sociology, medicine, epidemiology, and law. Develops skills to interrogate how each field conceptualizes and values reproductive health, both explicitly and implicitly.
Introduces major conceptual issues foundational to understanding the politics of reproduction. Goes on to cover topics such as the human biofemale reproductive lifecycle and social movements explicitly organized around reproductive health. Examines the role of science and medicine in the origins and evolution of the concepts of race, sex, and gender from the 17th century to the present.
Focus on how biological, anthropological, and medical concepts intersect with social, cultural, and political ideas about racial, sexual, and gender difference in the US and globally. Approach is historical and comparative across disciplines emphasizing the different modes of explanation and use of evidence in each field.
Examines the influence of social and cultural determinants colonialism, nationalism, class, and gender on modern science and technology. Discusses the relationship of scientific progress to colonial expansions and nationalist aspirations. Explores the nature of scientific institutions within a social, cultural, and political context, and how science and technology have impacted developing societies.
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Examines the biopsychosocial factors which impact racial-ethnic seeking, racial and cultural socialization, and experiences of prejudice, bias, discrimination, and racial microaggressions across gender identities. Reviews topics in multicultural psychology from the lens of challenging ethnocentric biases in the field.
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