時間割番号: 000919 科目番号: 00010071
グローバル教養科目・Men and Women in the Modern World
Men and Women in the Modern World
 
担当教員
CARLSON REBECCA LYNN[CARLSON REBECCA LYNN]
開講時期 前期 対象年次 1 単位数 2
試験の受験資格  
There is no official final examination for this course.
Attendance to two-thirds of the course is required to receive credit.
授業の目的、概要等  
What does it mean to be a man or women in the world today? Is gender universal? How is it related to biology?
What is the difference between masculinity and femininity? This course will explore the answers to these questions
by comparing definitions and experiences of gender around the world. Students will then analyze their own ideas
and perceptions of gender in contemporary Japan.
授業の到達目標  
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
1. Think critically about concepts of gender and gender roles in contemporary society and self-reflect on current
assumptions
2. Understand and discuss basic social science approaches to gender such as social norms and socialization and
apply these critical thinking concepts to new topics independently
3. Improve oral and written communication in English through in class discussions and other assignments
授業方法  
Discussion
Reading comprehension, summaries and research
Presentations
Other in class activities
授業内容  
(Subject to change)
Week 1 / April 15: Introduction
LGBTQ in the US
Week 2 / April 22: Biology and Gender
Week 3 / May 6: The Third Gender in India
Week 4 / May 13: Religion and Sexuality
Machismo in Mexico
Week 5 / May 20: Social Norms of Masculinity
Week 6 / May 27: Ikumen in Japan
Week 7 / June 3: Gender Stratification in Language
Low Fertility Rates in Japan
Week 8 / June 10: The Birth of the Salaryman/Housewife Family
Week 9 / June 17: Government Policy Making and Gender
Week 10 / June 24: The Labors of Motherhood
Marriage in China
Week 11 / July 1: Changing Gender Norms
Week 12 / July 8: The Cost of Marriage in Egypt
Week 13 / July 15: Dating Apps in Japan
Week 14 / July 22: Final Presentations
Week 15 / July 29: Review and Final Papers DUE
成績評価の方法  
Attendance and in class participation: 30%
Homework and in class presentations: 30%
Final presentation: 20%
Final critical analysis paper: 20%
準備学習等についての具体的な指示  
Attendance and participation with in class discussions is essential.
If students are absent, they will receive a zero for that session's participation and attendance score.
If students fail to turn in homework assignments on time, they will be accepted for half-credit only when submitted
in person at the beginning of the following week's session. HOMEWORK WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY EMAIL.
Homework assignments more than one week late, or not turned in as hardcopy, will not be accepted and will receive a zero.
教科書  
Assigned readings will be given in class or distributed via email.
履修上の注意事項  
All lecture, readings materials and discussion topics for this course are in English.
オフィスアワー  
CARLSON REBECCA LYNN:By appointment
連絡先(メールアドレス)  
CARLSON REBECCA LYNN:carlson.isc@tmd.ac.jp