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Syllabi for Women & Gender-Related Courses in Anthropology

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Syllabi on the Web for Women-and-Gender-Related Courses
More than a dozen syllabi are listed on this site, including those from courses taught by Emily Martin, Peggy Sanday, and Nandini Gunewardena.

Sexism and Racism in Advertising (a collection of advertising images)
Charlene Makley, Reed College

Cultural Anthropology of Gender Courses

Feminist Perspectives in Anthropology
Karen Nakamura

Women and Men in Cross-cultural Perspective
Alice Kehoe, Marquette University

Anthropology of Gender
Dorothy Wills, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Gender and Anthropology
Kelley Hays-Gilpin, Northern Arizona University

Sex, Gender and Culture
Edwin Segal, Professor Emeritus, University of Louisville

The Anthropology of Gender
Distance Learning Course, Athabasca University

Anthropological Perspectives on Gender
Maria Tapias, Grinnell College

The Anthropology of Sex and Gender
Charlene Makley, Reed College

Medical Anthropology

Intersectionality and Women’s Health
Marcia Inhorn, Yale University

Masculinity and Men’s Health
Marcia Inhorn, Yale University

Reproductive Technologies – Global Perspectives
Marcia Inhorn, Yale University


Language, Voice, and Gender
Michael Silverstein, University of Chicago

Language and Gender Syllabi
Over 20 syllabi on Gender and Language

Language and Gender
Laada Bilaniuk, University of Washington


Gender and Archaeology
Bettina Arnold, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Archaeology of Gender
Allen Zagarell, Western Michigan University

Family & Marriage

The Anthropology Of Gender, Marriage, And The Family
Lauren Leve, Wellesley College


Queer Perspectives in Anthropology
Karen Nakamura

African American Studies

Women of the African Diaspora
A. Lynn Bolles, University of Maryland

Area Study / Ethnographic

Women in China
Eileen Walsh, University of Massachusetts


Gendered Violations
Sally Merry and Nan Stein, Wellesley College

Feminist Perspectives on Writing Culture
Carole Counihan, Professor Emerita, Millersville University

Colonialism, Nationalism, & Gender
Sally Merry, Wellesley College