Feminist Studies Summer Courses


    Feminist Studies: An Introduction

  • FMST 1

    Session 1

    Restrictions lifted for all students in summer. 

    Introduces the core concepts underlying the interdisciplinary field-formation of feminist studies within multiple geopolitical contexts. Explores how feminist inquiry rethinks disciplinary assumptions and categories, and animates our engagement with culture, history, and society. Topics include: the social construction of gender; the gendered division of labor, production, and reproduction; intersections of gender, race, class, and ethnicity; and histories of sexuality. (Formerly Introduction to Feminisms.) (General Education Code(s): CC, IH.) 

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    Instructor: Wanda Alarcon


  • Racial and Gender Formations in the U.S.

  • FMST 145

    Session 2

    Restrictions lifted for all students in summer. 

    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(s): ER.) 

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    Instructor: Claire Urbanski