Contemporary Feminist Theories (WGST 311.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
WGST 311 01 September 2016 Catherine Biggs (primary instructor)

Description

Through interdisciplinary and intersectional frameworks, this course focuses on selected feminist theories that examine gender in contemporary life, analyzing the shift from what is known as 'Second Wave' to 'Third Wave' Feminisms. A variety of feminist theories will be considered with a focus on diversity, power relations and subjectivity.

Prerequisite(s)

WGST 112.3, and 6 credit units in WGST and/or cognate courses, or permission of the WGST Coordinator.

Note

PHIL 227 is recommended. May be used as Humanities or Social Science credit.

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