Anti-Racist Feminisms and Democratic Futures
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.