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HIST 4530 Queens, Crusaders, and Wonder Women

4 hours


A study of women’s leadership and public speech across time and place, emphasizing the gendered nature of power, how it has been deployed and interpreted. This course begins in the Ancient World and then studies female leaders such as Cleopatra and Elizabeth I, along with women who have instigated reform in Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America. HIST 4530 meets with HIST 3530. The requirement of the courses are the same EXCEPT that a research paper is required for students in 4530.