Gender in Everyday Life. 3 Hours.
An interdisciplinary introduction to GWS that draws on the humanities and social sciences. Emphasizes intersections of gender, race, sexuality, class, and nation. Addresses historical and contemporary debates, focusing primarily on U.S. concerns. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Discussion/Recitation and one Lecture. Individual and Society course, and US Society course.
bell hooks, Feminism is for Everybody
Ann Braithwaite & Catherine M. Orr, Everyday Women’s and Gender Studies: Introductory Concepts
Caren Kaplan & Inderpal Grewal, An Introduction to Women’s Studies: Gender in a Transnational World
Sojourner Truth, “Ain’t I a Woman?”
Gloria Anzaldua, “Toward a Mestiza Consciousness”
Lorena Garcia, ‘”Now Why Do You Want To Know About That? Heteronormativity, Sexism, and Racism in the Sexual (Mis)education of Latina Youth”‘
Lila Abu-Lughod, “Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism and Its Other”