Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
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WGS 490 Gender-Based Activism Internship
10 hours internship, 1hour seminar; 4 credits
An experience in activism in which students collaborate to build and extend a feminist community on campus and strengthen ties between the Women’s Center and organizations on Staten Island that serve women and gender/sexuality equality. Interns develop skills for activism, as they plan and run events that support women and others concerned with gender and sexuality. The course includes a one-hour weekly seminar in which students place their experience in the context of feminist history, theory and/or the practice of other activists. The course is open to WGS majors and minors, and students from other majors who have taken at least 30 credits and who have completed coursework in WGS. This course may be repeated once for credit.
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing, any 200- or 300- level WGS course, and permission of instructor.
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