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Rereading Gendered Agency: Black Women's Experience of Slavery
ANTH 399
Spring 2018 not offered
Crosslisting: FGSS 399

Slavery systematically influenced both the production and reproduction of race, class, and gendered identities. Black women's individual and collective response to that peculiar 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 opposition and resistance. This course considers interdisciplinary research techniques and analytical approaches to unpack various forms of gendered agency. The ultimate aim is to reread black women's experiences of enslavement, particularly as these relate to conscious struggles to carve out a sense of personhood to allow for exploration of creative gender-specific responses to the cultural dynamics of power. This course includes a performance component.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ANTH
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)

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