SOCI 638: Feminist Theory

SOCI 638-001: Feminist Theory
(Spring 2024)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM R

Horizon Hall 1009

Section Information for Spring 2024

This is a multidisciplinary course that examines the central issues of feminist theory. The course will begin with what it means to theorize feminism.  It will then offer an introduction to theoretical debates that have shaped feminist theory and its intersections with other areas of thought including postcolonialism, postmodernism, lesbian and trans theories, French feminism, psychoanalysis, aesthetics, and transnational feminisms. The course will be helpful to students interested in familiarizing themselves with the scope, language, critical strategies, and methods of feminist theories, and for gaining an understanding of how gender intersects with notions of sexuality, race, and class in interdisciplinary transnational contexts.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

This course is designed to introduce students to the ideas and projects that have been formative in the development of feminist theory and to engage students in the important intellectual and political debates in which it has played a significant role. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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