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WGST 3806 [0.5 credit] Girlhoods

The emerging discipline of girlhood studies; social and cultural constructions of girlhood and categories of difference. Topics may include the commercialization of girlhood, popular culture and girls, negotiating identities, violence, sexualities, agency and activism in a globalizing world.
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing and 1.0 credit in WGST or permission of the Institute.
Lecture three hours a week.