GWS 292

Equality Mural

History and Theories of Feminism. 3 hours.

Course Description

An introduction to feminist theory and practice throughout the world from the 19th century to the present. Course Information: Same as HIST 292. Recommended background: GWS 101 or GWS 102.

Past Texts

Mary Dore (Director), “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry”

Gloria Anzaldua, “Speaking in Tongues:A Letter to 3rd World Women Writers”

Combahee River Collective, “A Black Feminist Statement”

Helene Cixous, “The Laugh of the Medusa”

Kimberlé Crenshaw, “Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color”