GNDR 301

Women, Race and Empire

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: WS 310A

Introduces the complex and often problematic relationship between women, race and colonialism. Examines issues such as the link between gender and race in European colonialism, the implication of white women in empire, the location of racialized women in imperial contexts, and the influence of gender and imperialism in the way post-colonial feminisms unfold in certain contexts.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GNDR 301, WS 310A, WS 329 (if taken in the same topic).


  • Minimum second-year standing; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Gender Studies offered by the Department of Gender Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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