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Elizabeth Salas
CHSTU 255
Seattle Campus

Mexican Women: Past and Present

Survey of women in Mexican society from Meso-American times to the 1940s.

Class description

Survey of women in Mexican society from Mesoamerican times to the present.

Student learning goals

Learn the history of women

Analyze gender issues

Discuss transformations and influences of the Spanish occupation of Mexico

What are the issues of concern to Mexicanas in the present day

What does the future hold for Mexican feminist consciousness

General method of instruction

Lecture and discussion

Recommended preparation

Knowledge of the history of Mexico

Class assignments and grading

Homework assignments and discussion in class

Midterm (20%); Final (20%) Paper (30%) Class Participation and Homework (30%)


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Elizabeth Salas
Date: 04/09/2013