“Mormon women have had the priesthood since 1843.” –D. Michael Quinn, 1992. In this seminar, students with instructor examine the complex issues of women and power throughout Mormon history. Topics include women’s suffrage existing in Utah before most U.S. states, institutional patriarchy of the modern Mormon Church and religion, the doctrine of Mother in Heaven, Women’s Relief Society, women’s relationships with polygamy, and women’s ordination. Course is taught by Doctoral student Michelle Mueller with a GTU Newhall award, under the mentorship of Dr. Farajajé. This course is HYBRID (Residential w/Skype participation).