900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301
An examination of gender and sex cross-culturally and in evolutionary perspective, with emphasis on the non-industrialized world. Some of the topics we will consider include women and men in prehistory; notions of masculinity, femininity and sexuality; the sexual divisions of labor and economic organization; women’s involvement in ritual and religion; and impact of sociocultural change on gender issues.
Prerequisite: No prerequisite, though ANTH 150 or courses in Women's Studies are recommended.