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Rereading Gendered Agency II: Black Women's Experience of Slavery
AFAM 320
Spring 2008
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FGSS 321, ANTH 321

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 consider the ethics of slavery and reread black women's experiences of enslavement and their conscious struggle to carve out subjectivities 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 AFAM
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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