Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies 3440F/G


This course considers menstruation and menstrual equity movements through interdisciplinary, intersectional, and cross-cultural perspectives, particularly work to de-stigmatize periods. Students will deconstruct essentialist narratives and include gender non-binary menstruators. Topics may include menstrual leave, environmental impact of disposable products, period-tracking apps and menstrual management technologies, and reduction in period poverty.

Prerequisite(s): GSWS 1020E or 1.0 course from GSWS 1021F/G, GSWS 1022F/G, GSWS 1023F/G, GSWS 1024F/G, or GSWS 1030F/G, or special permission from the Program.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i   CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: GSWS

This Course is Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages: