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Social Change

Women’s Leadership and Civic Engagement

Class Description:

This course is focused on the identity development of college females and how leadership, civic engagement and service intersect with that experience and can be fostered.  This is a graduate level course using the interdisciplinary scholarship investigating service-learning, critical whiteness, critical race theories, social justice, femininities, sports, media, history, narratives, and politics and leadership methods.  This course will examine females’ diverse experiences and the traditional and emerging definitions of womanhood in the US with elements of global experiences.  The socially constructed images of women will be examined as well.  This course will challenge you and it will support you.  It will help you define and redefine for yourself what it means to be a woman in contemporary America Society.  This class will equip you to tell your own story, help others find their voice, and figure out what YOU can do to change the world.

Term: Spring 2018

Time: TBD

Instructor: Ashley L. Pryor