GWS 501

Drawing of a brain with the right hemisphere in black and white and the left hemisphere with multiple bright colors filled in.

Feminist Theories. 4 hours.

Course Description

Significant trends in the analysis of gender and sexuality, and the intersection of those trends with analyses of power, difference, and equality. Historical and contemporary, national and non-U.S. based critiques of identity, agency, representation.

Past Texts

Fatima El-Tayeb, European Others: Queering Ethnicity in Post-national Europe

Jian Chen, Trans Exploits: Trans of Color Cultures and Technologies in Movement
Imani Perry, Vexy Thing: On Gender and Liberation
Sami Schalk, Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction