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Thinking, Writing, and Speaking Feminism (FGSS Gateway)
FGSS 238
Fall 2012 not offered

This course offers feminist theory from a broad variety of disciplines, prominently including the approaches to women's roles and lives and feminist politics in anthropology and sociology; psychoanalysis; economics; women, gender, and sexuality studies; feminist literary criticism; and philosophy. We will examine inequality from a broad range of perspectives and focus on gender politics, power relations, and sexuality. The course also analyzes issues of social relations, women's rights, and empowerment. Themes explored in the course include aesthetics, the media, discrimination, stereotyping, objectification, oppression, patriarchy, and misogyny. We will take up the interconnectedness of race, class, gender, and sexuality and the ways in which feminism is represented and understood in women's everyday lives.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS FGSS
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(SISP-FGSS Conc)

Last Updated on FEB-05-2023
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