Anti-Racist Feminisms and Democratic Futures
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Introduces students to emerging debates in the growing literature on anti-racist feminism. Examines key assumptions underlying feminism and feminist anti-racist discourses. Analyzes western feminism as theory and practice by situating it within a global and historical context. Beginning with an analysis of whiteness, binarisms, colonialisms and orientalisms, challenges students to consider the theory and practice needed for a feminist, anti-racist reimaging of democracy and democratic futures.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 336, 331.
Prerequisites: One of 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 219; or permission of the department.
Undergraduate course in Women's Studies offered by the Department of Women's Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.