2023 Feminist Studies Summer Courses


    Racial and Gender Formations in the U.S (5 credits)

  • FMST 145 [Online*]

    Session 1

    Introduces the defining issues surrounding racial and gender formations in the U.S. through an understanding of the term women of color as an emergent, dynamic, and socio-political phenomenon. Interrogates organizing practices around women of color across multiple sites: film and media, globalization, representation, sexuality, historiography, and war, to name a select few.

    General Education Code ER

    Proposed Instructor: Nick Mitchell

    *Pending CCI approval


  • Topics in Feminist Studies - Black Speculative Fiction (5 credits)

  • FMST 188-01 [Online]

    Session 1

    Topic - Black Speculative Fiction

    Focuses on a particular topic in feminist theory. Topics vary each offering but might include theorizing the gendered subject, racializing gender, politics and feminism, the relationship between queer theory and feminism, transgender studies, women of color feminisms, postcolonial and decolonial feminisms, feminist science studies.

    Proposed Instructor: Breanna Byrd


  • Topics in Feminist Studies - Feminism Beyond the Human: Gender, Race, Class, Disability, Sexuality, Species (5 credits)

  • FMST 188-02 [Online]

    Session 2

    Topic - Feminism Beyond the Human: Gender, Race, Class, Disability, Sexuality, Species

    Focuses on a particular topic in feminist theory. Topics vary each offering but might include theorizing the gendered subject, racializing gender, politics and feminism, the relationship between queer theory and feminism, transgender studies, women of color feminisms, postcolonial and decolonial feminisms, feminist science studies.

    Proposed Instructor: Elana Santana