Schedule

Week 1: Introduction & Orientation

  • August 28: Introduction
  • August 30: Going over Technology
  • September 1: Getting Started: Let’s Talk about Sex Education

Week 2: Student Introductions

  • September 4-8: Presentations

Week 3: Intersectional Feminism

  • September 11-13: Read We Should All be Feminists (all)

**** Blog post is due at 8AM on Monday ****

  • September 15: Watch and discuss In Depth with Naomi Wolf (in-class)

Week 4: Whiteness, Masculinity, and Heterosexuality

  • September 18-20: Read Angry White Men, pgs. 1-97, 169-198, and 227-278.

**** Blog post is due at 8AM on Monday ****

  • September 22: Genders/Sexualities in the News Map Workshop. First map point is due. NOTE: need to meet with DKC mentor before this class meeting.

Week 5: Same-Sex Marriage and History

  • September 25-27: Read Charity and Sylvia (all)

**** Blog post is due at 8AM on Monday ****

  • September 29: Watch Watch Stonewall Uprising, part 1 (in-class)

Week 6: 19th Century Race and Sex

  • October 2-4: Read Excerpts from White Women, Black Men (posted online)

**** Blog post is due at 8AM on Monday ****

  • October 6: Genders/Sexualities in the News Map Workshop. Second map point is due.

Week 7: Asian American Experience

  • October 9-11: Excerpts from Asian American Sexual Politics (posted online)

**** Blog post is due at 8AM on Monday ****

  • October 13: Watch and discuss Stonewall Uprising, part 2 (in-class)

Week 9: Sex and Monogamy

  • October 16: Fall Break
  • October 18-20: Read Excerpts from Wannabes, Goths, and Christians (posted online)

**** Blog post is due at 8AM on Wednesday ****

Week 10: Sex Work

  • October 23-25: Read Excerpts from Sex Workers Unite (posted online)

**** Blog post is due at 8AM on Monday ****

  • October 27: Gender/Sexuality in the News Map. 3rd plot point is due.

Week 11: Transgender and YA Fiction

  • October 30-November 1: Read When the Moon Was Ours (all)

*** Blog post is due at 8AM on Monday ****

  • November 3:  Conversation with Britnae Purdy, Project Coordinator, Office of Title IX

Week 12: Intersexuality

  • November 6-8: Read Excerpts from Bodies in Doubt (posted online)

**** Blog post is due at 8AM on Monday ****

  • November 10: No Class (American Studies Annual Conference)

Week 13: Sex, Gender, Race, and Science Fiction

  • November 13-15: Read Dawn (all)

**** Blog post is due at 8AM on Monday ****

  • November 17: Gender/Sexuality in the News Map. 4th plot point is due.

Week 14: Thanksgiving

  • November 20: Catch up workshop
  • November 22-24: No Class

Week 15: Map Presentations

  • November 27: Gender/Sexuality in the News Map. 5th plot point is due.
  • November 29-December 1: Presentations

Week 16: Map Presentations and Review

  • December 4: Presentations
  • December 6: Essay Review
  • December 8: Please attend the Fall History and American Studies Symposium

Week 16: Finals Week

  • December 13: Final essays are due in my mailbox by noon.
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