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Key Issues in Black Feminism (FGSS Gateway)
ANTH 201
Spring 2017
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FGSS 217

This course surveys key issues in the historical development of Black feminist thoughts and practices through readings of canonical works especially from the 80s and 90s that contribute to this extensive body of knowledge. Our aim is to engage Black feminist and womanist theorists, activists and artists from the diaspora who are exploring intersections of race, class, sexuality, religion, and other indices of identity affecting their daily lives. To that end, we will take an interdisciplinary approach to unpacking the historical tensions and politics and poetics in theory/practice, representation/self-making and expression/performance. We will also examine more recent turns in #BlackLivesMatter, #SayHerName #BlackGirlMagic and conclude with Post-Zora Interventions-- feminist interrogations on the borders anthropology, art and activism.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS AFAM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM)(ANTH)(FGSS)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

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