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2840 Women in Power

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Course Details

Powerful women throughout the ages have presented themselves as warrior queens, rulers by divine right, wives and mothers, and most recently elected officials. This course will examine the most significant female political figures in history including Boadicea, Queen Isabella, Queen Elizabeth I, Indira Gandhi and Margaret Thatcher. Through lively lectures and discussions, learn the story of women in political life. How did female political figures gain support in a public realm dominated by men? How did attitudes toward women in public life change over time? How have female political figures been portrayed in the media? Why are women still underrepresented in political life? Join Carolyn Harris for a fascinating look at the often-neglected place of women in power from Cleopatra to Angela Merkel.


  2840 - 002 Women in Power    
  Winter - 15   Status:  Available
Section Schedule:   Tue 11:00AM - 1:00PM
17 Mar 2015 to 28 Apr 2015
Section Schedule:   Tue 11:00AM - 1:00PM
5 May 2015
Class Schedule: 8 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $325.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Campus:   St. George Campus
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: Carolyn Harris, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., Ph.D.