Imagining India from Empire to Bollywood
Formerly: WS 314
Uses a gendered lens to analyze the manner in which both the British colonial gaze and Indian nationalists imagined India. Theoretical readings, biographies and Bollywood films will unpack ways in which gender, race and class constructed dominant ideas of the Indian nation and how this nationalism in turn shaped women's lives. Exploration begins in the late colonial period and ends in modern India.
- Credit will be granted for only one of GNDR 304, WS 314.
- Minimum second-year standing; or
- permission of the department.