Feminism in the Workplace:
Field Study in Women's and Gender Studies
Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30, Bliss 147
August 27 Introductions: Course format, brainstorming/warm-ups. Preparing the SOCS library additions and reviews.
Due today: Your addition to the SOCS library, with your review submitted electronically on SOCS. Also browse available readings and fill out this topics worksheet.
Brainstorm topics for the syllabus; sign-ups.
Facilitation on Facilitation
Goals: Build community and develop class ground rules
Facilitators: Tamra & Kaitlyn
Readings: "Calling the Circle" (on SOCS)
TOPIC: Gendered Occupations
Facilitators: Steph, Amanda
Readings: "Gender and Competition- The Results of Competitive Achievement." (on SOCS)
TOPIC: Binary Breaking in the Workplace
Facilitators: Cassie, Kristin
Readings: Bell, "Identity Politics, Standpoint Theory, and Objectivity: An Ongoing Argument with My Friend Diane L. Fowlkes" (on SOCS)
TOPIC: Self-Image Across the Intersections
Facilitators: Nicole, Caryn, Ria
Readings: Cramer, Women in Mass Commuinications, ch. 9: "Advertising Women" (on SOCS)
Midsemester reflections; plan unscheduled class sessions; working groups to create class sessions
TOPIC: Work Benefits/Intersectionality
Facilitators: Megan, Nora
TOPIC: Gender, Science, Policy
Facilitators: Heather, Jaimie
Readings: Maran and Watrous, "Take on the Pronoun Challenge"
Halloween Film Festival/Party: HOCUS POCUS!
Organizers: Kristin, Nicole, Stephanie
Film Festival #2
Organizers: Ria, Cassie, Heather
Telling Our Stories
Organizers: Karen, Nora, Tamra, Megan
Party with alums! Bliss Lounge
Maybes: Jill Appelheimer, Jackie Cornell Bechelli, Cathy Soban, Jen Braverman
Finals week : Internship Portfolio due