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Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits

About the course

This course examines the lives, experiences, statues and perceptions of women in premodern Europe from different perspectives – economic, social, political, religious and cultural. Themes addressed include the family, working life, education, crime, witchcraft, politics, female piety, and the early feminists. This course presents a unique entry to gain exposure to foundational historical categories and methods. Students will gain knowledge of concepts critical to historical debate and foundation in a variety of approaches to history.


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