SRJC Course Outlines

9/18/2019 4:17:03 AMINTDIS 3 Course Outline as of Fall 2002

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  INTDIS 3Title:  GENDER IN GLOBAL CULTURE  
Full Title:  Gender in Global Cultures
Last Reviewed:4/7/2006

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
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Catalog Description:
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An introduction to gender studies investigating issues of gender and creativity as well as the construction of gender within various cultures. Attention will also be paid to how the Western idea of gender has affected international global culture.  Works will be drawn from the humanities, the sciences, and the social sciences.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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An introduction to Gender Studies, investigating creativity and the construction of gender identity within various global cultures.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 2002
Inactive:Fall 2006
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2002Inactive:Fall 2006
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2002Inactive:Fall 2006
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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By the end of this course, the student will be able to:
1.  Analyze representative works of art, drama, film, music, literature,
and/or philosophy, science, and social science, with particular
attention to the experiences and issues of gender in a global context.
2.  Analyze gender relations in the home countries of the artists/writers.
Relate works to their historical and/or cultural context.
3.  Compare and contrast experiences of men and women around the world.
Identify the role of gender in cultural systems.
4.  Demonstrate (in class discussion and in writing) critical thinking
skills, including the ability to analyze, compare and contrast, to
weigh arguments, to examine values, and to integrate materials from
more than one discipline.

Topics and Scope
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1.  The course will focus on issues of gender in primary works of visual
art, music, dance, film, drama, literature, and philosophy/religion,
science and social science.
2.  The scope of the course will be global with an emphasis on modern and
postmodern works. Chosen works will represent a variety of cultural
expressions and will include works from Asia, Africa, Europe, the
United States, and Latin America.
3.  The course may examine the effect of First World feminism on Third
World peoples. The course may include discussion of feminist/patricarchal
perspectives as well as description of traditional cultural and/or
historical canonical limitations and their effect on gender within
artistic production.
4.  The course will be interdisciplinary, integrative, and comparative.
5.  This course may be either thematic or historically specific.
6.  The course may require or recommend activities outside of class,
including attendance at museums, lectures, forums, performances, films,
poetry readings, etc., as well as (optional) scheduled field trips.

Assignments:
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1.  Careful reading and analysis of assigned primary texts and reading of
material to provide cultural context.
2.  Examinations, possibly including quizzes, mid-term, final, and/or
take-home exam.
3.  Written essays requiring students to analyze representative works of
literature, visual art, music, drama, film, or philosophy/religion,
science or social science, specifically with regard to gender
experiences.  Written essays should require students to compare and
contrast; to examine ideas, values, beliefs, and experiences; and/or
integrate two or more disciplines.
4.  Participation in cultural activities, including museum visits about
gender and culture,
concerts, poetry readings, lectures, and field trips (optional field
trips).
5.  Creative projects (optional, depending on instructor).

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
40 - 80%
Written homework, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 50%
Multiple choice, Essay Exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 30%
- Creative Projects; - Cultural Activities; - Student Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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EUROPEAN:
Simone de Beauvoir: THE SECOND SEX, 1953
Instructor-provided materials on visual artists such as:  Louise
 Bourgeois, Artemisia Gentileschi, Sofinisma Anguisola, Judith Leyster,
 Rosa Bonheur, Mary Cassat, Camille Claudel
UNITED STATES:
Kate Chopin: THE AWAKENING, 1987
Toni Morrison: BELOVED, 1987
Maxine Hong Kinston: WOMAN WARRIOR,1989
Sandra Cisneros: WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK, 1992, THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET,
 1994
Poetry of Adrienne Rich, Sonia Sanchez, Gwendolyn Brooks
LATIN AMERICA:
Rigoberto Menchu: AN INDIAN WOMAN IN GUATEMALA, 1987
Elizabeth Nunez: BRUISED HIBISCUS, 1994
Magdelena Pinto: GARCIA WOMEN WRITERS OF LATIN AMERICA, 1997
Visual Artists, including Frida Kahlo, Marisol Escobar
AFRICAN:
Ayi Kwei Armah: THE BEAUTIFUL ONES ARE NOT YET BORN, 1968
Nadine Gordimer: JULY'S PEOPLE, 1981
Nawal al Sa'adawi: MEMOIRS OF A WOMAN DOCTOR, 1988 or MEMOIRS FROM THE
 WOMEN'S PRINSON, 1994, THE HIDDEN FACE OF EVE, 1982
Bessie Head: WHEN RAIN CLOUDS GATHER, 1968
Ama Ata Aidoo: NO SWEETNESS HERE AND OTHER STORIES, 1970
Buchi Emecheta: THE FAMILY, 1995
ASIAN/INDIA
Adeline Yen Mah: FALLING LEAVES, 2000
Anchee Min: RED AZALEA, 1994
Jan Wong: RED CHINA BLUES, MY LONG MARCH FROM MAO TO NOW, 1996
Jhumpa Lahiri: INTERPRETER OF MALADIES, 1999
Bharati Mukherjee: THE TIGER'S DAUGHTER, 1992, jasmine, 1999, WIFE, 1996,
 The middleman, 1988
THEORETICAL TEXTS:
Paula Gunn Allen: THE SACRED HOOP; RECOVERING THE FEMININE IN AMERICAN
 INDIAN TRADITIONS, BEACON PRESS, 1986
Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard, ed.: THE EXPANDING DISCOURSE AND ART
 HISTORY, 1992
Lucy Lippard: THE PINK GLASS SWAN, 1996 or MIXED BLESSINGS, 1993
Linda Nochlin: WOMEN, ART, AND POWER AND OTHER ESSAYS, 1989
Renee T. White and Denean Sharpley-Whiting, ed.: SPOILS OF WAR; OF COLOR,
 CULTURES, AND REVOLUTIONS, 1997
Susan Tiano:  LABOR, GENDER, AND IDEOLOGY IN THE MEXICAN MAQUILA
 INDUSTRY, July 1994, Temple University Press
Peter Pitzele:  OUR FATHERS' WELLS:  A PERSONAL ENCOUNTER WITH THE MYTHS
 OF GENESIS, ASIN:  0062512404
Susan Carolyn Bourque:  PATRIARCHY AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN TWO PERUVIAN
 TOWNS, ASIN:  0472093304
Dr. Boatamo Mosupyoe:  MEDIATION OF PATRIARCHY AND SEXISM IN SOUTH AFRICA,
 September 1, 1999, McGraw-Hill; ISBN:  0072390298
Michale R. Dutton:  POLICING AND PUNISHMENT IN CHINA FROM PATRIARCHY TO
 'THE PEOPLE', Cambridge University Press (Short); ISBN:  052140097X
Judith Stacey:  PATRIARCHY AND SOCIALIST REVOLUTION IN CHINA,
  ASIN:  0520048261
Thomas Laqueur:  MAKING SEX:  BODY AND GENDER FROM THE GREEKS TO FREUD,
  University Press; ISBN:  0674543556
Frances R. Aparicio, LISTENING TO SALSA:  GENDER, LATIN POPULAR MUSIC,
 AND PUERTO RICAN CULTURES (MUSIC/CULTURE), November 1997, University
 Press; ISBN:  0819563080

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