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Sex and Gender in Critical Perspective (FGSS Gateway)

FGSS 200
Spring 2015
Section: 01  
Course Cluster: Queer Studies

This course provides an introduction and overview of some key texts in modern and contemporary feminist thought on sex and gender. This course will examine multiple ideas about the body-subject, identity, and experience in relation to sex, gender and sexuality. We will also examine other categories, identities, and social hierarchies that complicate thought about sex and gender, including race and nation, dis/ability, class, and more. We will identify epistemological and ontological arguments in feminist and other social thought on sex/gender; address various ways of conceptualizing body-subjects in relation to power; look at the political stakes of how sexed, gendered, and sexualized bodies and subjectivities are understood, and consider how they are affected by social structures, representations, and practices.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS FGSS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSCT)(EDST)(FGSS)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

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