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Feeling Black Feminism

AFAM 274
Fall 2023
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FGSS 275
Course Cluster and Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory Certificate

In this course we will explore the connected histories of the "felt life of black feminism" (Nash 2019) and black feminist contributions to empower movements both inside and outside the academy. Our class proceeds by reading some of the seminal texts that circulate as theory in US academic black feminism alongside 20th and 21st century novels, memoir, and poetry to explore how black feminists articulate the relationship between their politics and the everyday psychic negotiations that comprise moments of anxiety, rage, tenderness, joy, melancholy, blackness, etc. This course engages in the study of collective minoritarian affect, feelings, and emotions as well as outlines their relationship to black and/or women's liberation movements.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS FGSS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSCT)(HRAD-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on JUL-20-2024
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