Cosmetics, chemicals, hormone disrupters - how do environmental toxins impact women? We will look at early warning calls from Rachel Carson and Sandra Steingraber as well as recent literature in the field regarding the impact of modern chemicals on women's reproductive health. Course topics will examine connections between women’s health and the environment, current women’s health activism, and the environmental breast cancer movement. Requirements include three short response papers, two exams, and a group activist project. Reading is all books, no e-articles on BB.
Social Science (SS)
One environmental course, sophomore standing.