TrainingsLicence généraleLangues, littératures et civilisations étrangères et régionalesCoursesBirth and development of the women’s rights movement in the United States, 1848-1920

Bachelor's degree Langues, littératures et civilisations étrangères et régionalesUE Birth and development of the women’s rights movement in the United States, 1848-1920

Content

Birth and development of the women’s rights movement in the United States, 1848-1920 : Women’s rights, women’s bodies, womanhood, public sphere, politics

By the mid 19th century, all American women were second-class citizens, either literally reduced to slavery or deprived of the right to vote and subject to laws that made most of them dependent on men. This course focuses on the complex and fascinating factors that pushed women to claim for their rights to full citizenship.

Professional skills

Découvrir les problématiques liées au genre, comprendre les dynamiques d’un mouvement politique et social, percevoir les enjeux de l’historiographie, analyser des sources primaires et secondaires, construire un discours critique (à l’écrit et/ou à l’oral) sur une problématique précise

Language used

Main language used by this course: Anglais.

Volume of teachings

  • Tutorials: 24 hours

Code

HLA5U12.

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