AP/GWST3504 6.0 A: Women and Aging

Offered by: GWST

(Cross-listed to: GL/GWST3504 6.0A , GL/HUMA3604 6.0A )


Fall 2019






Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

This course analyzes the experience of women as they move into old age. We analyze myths that surround the concept of old woman using story, biography, poetry and film. Topics include: sexuality beyond menopause; isolation and poverty; relationships between women; anger and creative energy; patterns of language and the effects of self-imposed silencing; the re-evaluation of the crone. Course credit exclusions: AP/SOCI 4680 3.00.Previously offered as: AP/WMST 3504 6.00, GL/WMST 3504 6.00.

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