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Rereading Gendered Agency: Black Women's Experience of Slavery
ANTH 220
Spring 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: AFAM 220, FGSS 246

Slavery systematically influenced both the production and reproduction of race, class, and gendered identities. Black women's individual and collective response to this institution and its attempts at dehumanization and destruction highlights the impact of gender, race/color, and class on the making of different yet complex patterns of resistance. This course uses a variety of research techniques and analytical approaches to investigate gendered agency. The aim is to reread black women's experiences of enslavement and their conscious struggle to carve out identities and a sense of personhood to allow for exploration of gender-specific responses to the cultural dynamics of power.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ANTH
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)

Last Updated on MAY-28-2024
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