HIST 463 Women and Society in Early Modern Europe

Examines the transformation in European ideas about the role of women in family, society, and culture during a crucial period of social and intellectual change (1450 - 1800). Students will gain an understanding of how the reformation, new economic forces, educational reforms, systematic violence against women, professionalization, the scientific revolution, and new ideas about gender affected the structure of society. Focuses especially on women who demanded that society listen to female voices. Offered alternate years.




History and Philosophy