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Michael P. Brown
GEOG 431
Seattle Campus

Geography and Gender

Examines theories and case studies across international, national, and regional scales in order to illustrate the impacts of social and economic processes upon the construction of gender in particular places.

Class description

For Spring 2010 this course will look at urban historical geographies of queer communities in the U.S. We will pay particular attention to the history of gay Seattle. Students should have a significant background in Geography to take this course: e.g. Prerequisites might include: Geog 315, Geog 277; or Geog 276.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Reading Seminar. We will read one book/week.

Recommended preparation

Geography 315: Explanation & Understanding in Geography

Class assignments and grading

Leading at least one seminar. Weekly journal. active participation in every class meeting.


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 Michael P. Brown
Date: 02/18/2011