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Fall 2015

Scott Hall 316

Office Hours: Tuesday 10am to 3pm or by appointment

Gayle G Yates

Department Affiliations


  • 20th century American women's literature and cultures
  • American South
  • American studies
  • British and American feminism
  • contemporary American religions
  • current issues in U.S. culture and society
  • women's spirituality
  • women's studies


  • What Women Want: The Ideas of the Movement. Yates, Gayle, Harvard, 1975.
  • Mississippi Mind: A Personal Cultural History of an American State. Yates, Gayle, Tennessee, 1990.

Courses Taught

  • AmSt 1908W - Freshman Seminar
  • AmSt 5101 - Religion and American Culture
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