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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Rhetoric and Media Studies

RHET 355 (US) Rhetorics of Sex & Gender (1)

This course explores the role of gender performativity in the creation, practice, and criticism of rhetoric. Students will investigate the relationship between sex and gender, analyze the ways that relationship is used as an interpretive lens for popular and political communication, and consider the role of mediation in the rhetorical construction of gender identity.

Mode of Inquiry: Understanding Society

Prerequisite: RHET 231, RHET 326, or WGS course

  • Offering: Alternating Years
  • Instructor: Davisson