New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II. Fulfills 3 credits towards Women Studies minor.
Course Description: This course examines a variety of topics in European women's history since 1700, focusing particularly on the results of recent research in this field. We will discuss such topics as: the impact of industrialization and class formation on European concepts of masculinity, femininity, and sexuality; masculine "honor" and duels in the 19th century; work roles assigned to men and women in the factory and the family; gender and the rise of mass consumer culture in the 20th century; women and the European welfare state; and women in Eastern European socialist societies.
Course Rotation: NYC: TBA.