Oct 18, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WGS 3660 - Southwestern Women in the U.S.

Credits: 4
This course on Southwest Studies will examine the great diversity of women in the Southwest from ranching women and cowgirls to Native American artists and Hispanic and Chicana writers and activists. The desert landscape has inspired and enchanted countless artists and writers. Students will explore the writing, art, activism and traditional practices that define the culture and the region. The course will look at the importance of the land in shaping visions, art, and architecture as well as the economic forces and struggles that shape the people. The women to be studied in this class encounter the sacred and speak of environmental and other visions for the future.
Fulfills: D in LS Core.