Oakton offers online women's history course

Submitted by Oakton Community College
Updated 1/5/2014 5:19 PM

Oakton Community College will offer an online course starting this month examining the roles and accomplishments of women from prehistory to the present day through art, film, music, and literature.

The 16-week Women in Western Civilization begins Jan. 21. Emphasis will be placed on women's status, historical legacies, roles in the early modern household, public and private life, and war. Women in Western Civilization fulfills an elective requirement and may be used toward Oakton's Women's and Gender Studies concentration. For more information, contact Wendy Maier-Sarti, professor of history, at wsarti@oakton.eduwww.oakton.edu;http://www.oakton.edu[URL] or in the Spring 2014 Credit and Noncredit Class Schedule, available at the Des Plaines campus, 1600 East Golf Road, or Skokie campus, 7701 North Lincoln Ave. Spring classes start Jan. 21. For more information about classes, students are encouraged to contact Advising Services at (847) 635-1741 (Des Plaines) or (847) 635-1400 (Skokie).[/URL]