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Courses - Spring 2024
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Open Seats as of
06/18/2024 at 08:30 PM
Black Feminist Thought
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course in AASP; or 1 course in WGSS.
Cross-listed with: AASP371.
Credit only granted for: WMST370, WGSS370 or AASP371.
Formerly: WMST370.
Examines the ideas, words and actions of Black women writers, speakers, artists, and activists in the United States.
This course introduces students to black feminist politics, writing, social and cultural analysis, and research. Black feminist thought is conceptualized as a transformative praxis grounded in African-descended women's intellectual and cultural radicalism. Centering black female activist legacies, students are introduced to theories of black feminist aesthetics, black geographies, and resistance politics, emphasizing black gender and embodiment in the 21st century.