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Gender Studies

Tinamarie Panyard Stephanie Campos 9:00 - 10:30am Ages 14-18

  • On Campus

Service Description

Fall 2023 Sept. 15th, 22nd, 29th, Oct. 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th Nov. 3rd, 10th, 17th Dec. 1st, 8th (12 days) (No Class Friday Nov. 25th Thanksgiving Break) Fee: $420+ $35 material fee per term Winter 2024 Jan. 12th, 19th, 26th Feb. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd March 1st, 8th, 15th (10 days) Fee: $350 + $35 material fee per term Spring 2024 March 22nd, April 5th, 12th, 19th May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, June 7th (10 days) (No Class March 29th Good Friday, No Class April 25th Spring Break) Fee: $350+ $35 material fee per term Class Description: This course provides an in depth look at gender from a social science perspective to reveal and challenge some of our most basic assumptions about the body, identity, scientific truth, and our relationships to one another. We will focus on the social and history context of practices pertaining to gender (sex and sexuality) by analyzing key concepts such as class, race, ethnicity, equality, identity, nation, and power. Through readings, discussions, and films, you will become familiar with thinking about gender as a cultural construct and look at the ways in which gender is “performed” cross-culturally and overtime in multiple ways with multiple (and sometimes conflicting) meanings. This class is evolves with the students. Returning students are welcome back as each year brings new aspects of gender study to delve into. Returning students in this class have created a zine and out reach projects to further their study and advocacy of Gender identity and equality. There is a break between each High School class. High School aged DD students are welcome to use the teen/teacher lounge and waiting area to eat, socialize, do home work etc. between classes. This is for high school students only. Students in the lower grade classes need to be registered in our Down Time Program or picked up immediately after their class is completed.

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