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Women and Gender Studies (WGST) 460

Famous Feminists and Their Times: Global History of Feminism (Revision 2)



Delivery mode:

Individualized study online. Delivered via Brightspace.



Areas of study:

Arts or Humanities


This course has no prerequisites. However, this is a third-year, senior level course, and it is recommended that you have taken other courses in History and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Course start date:

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WGST 460 is a cross-listed course—a course listed under 3 different disciplines—HIST 460 and GLST 460 (WGST 460 cannot be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained for HIST 366, GLST 366, WGST 366, HIST 401, WGST 400 or WMST 400.)


WGST 460 has a challenge for credit option.


Your tutor is a vital component of WGST 460. Do not hesitate to phone your tutor during his or her tutoring hour(s), and feel free to email your tutor at any time. Verbalizing your ideas about the course themes and required readings will help you develop clear, comprehensive, and critical perspectives on the history of feminism.

Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized study counterparts.

Opened in Revision 2, June 11, 2024

Updated June 12, 2024

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