GNDR 206

Monstrous Women

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: WS 212, WS 332A

Examines the ways in which Western culture has constructed particular women as monstrous throughout history. Emphasizes critical thinking and analysis regarding the effects of being produced as monstrous, and considers who profits from transforming particular women into monsters.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GNDR 206, WS 212, WS 332A.


Undergraduate course in Gender Studies offered by the Department of Gender Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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