WGS215L-01Z Gender & Communication (with Brandon Michael Miller)

WGS215L-01Z Gender & Communication (with Brandon Michael Miller)

This course explores a variety of topics and concepts related to gender, sex, and communication using an intersectional, feminist approach. Specifically, this course examines the ways that individuals and society create, reinforce, and challenge the meaning of gender. This course will discuss and examine how we develop gender identities (and how these identities differ from biological sex), how this identity is shaped through the messages we receive from a number of communication systems (family, education, media, etc.), and how our gender identities in turn influence our communication patterns. As we go through the course, we'll examine various masculine and feminine roles and stereotypes, and the impact of gender stereotypes on communication. We will also consider the limitations of gender binaries, and explore a diverse array of gender identification and expression.

Crosslisted: COMM215L and WGS215L are the same course.





Day(s) and Time(s):

May 28-Aug 22


Registration for Summer Session I is closed.
Class Number:2270_Smr2019
Your Price*: $1,050.00

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Important Dates:
Registration begins: April 1, 2019
Online registration ends: 8:30am on the day of the first class meeting
Add/swap deadline: June 4 (Session 1); July 8 & 22 (Session 2)