GNDR 323

Women in Contemporary India

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: WS 325

Looks at the unique cultural/social/historical issues defining the position of women in India. Such issues include competing notions of feminism, the shape and influence of the Indian women's movement, the role of class and caste in women's lives, and most recently, the impact of globalization. Cultural critique of the manner in which Indian women have been studied and represented in the West will form the context of our examination.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GNDR 323, WS 325.


  • 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 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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