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Gender Studies: Focus on Intersectionality
2023 - 2024


Course description:

This year-long course explores concepts such as gender, sexuality, race, binary thinking, social constructions, and stereotypes.  We will look at various feminist/womanist and LGBTQIA+ movements and how our understanding of gender has evolved over time.  This class offers an intersectional approach, considering how gender, sexuality, race, class, culture, and differently abled perspectives overlap and diverge. Course materials may include but are not limited to: literature, essays, music, and documentaries.  Classes will be discussion based.  This course will be taught by City Kids' founder, Dr. Stacey Cohen.


Target Student Age:

13- 16 years old.  Older students are welcome; younger students will not be admitted.  Please note, this course is for academically advanced students who can handle the rigors of advanced reading material, research projects, writing assignments, and mature classroom discussions.  


-A willingness to participate in class discussions.

-The ability to handle a heavy reading load.

-The maturity to discuss issues around gender and sexuality.

Where and When:

North Michigan Park, D.C.

Thursdays, 1:30 – 3:00

Mid September to the end of May


How many students per class:

This class is intended for approximately 8-10 students. 

To register, please contact us at   

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