GNDR 333

Anti-Racist Feminisms and Democratic Futures

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: WS 331, WS 336

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.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GNDR 333, WS 331, WS 336.


  • 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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