Nina Young Kim
The intersection of race and gender in the lives of women of color in the United States from historical and contemporary perspectives. Topics include racism, sexism, activism, sexuality, and inter-racial dynamics between women of color groups. Prerequisite: GWSS 200. Offered: jointly with GWSS 300.
This course will examine and discuss issues that arise from the intersections of race, class, and gender among the lives of women of color in the United States. We will discuss these issues from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Topics include racism, classism, sexism, activism, heterosexism, and inter-racial dynamics between women of color. More specifically, we will examine the kinds of impact these issues have on us, our society, and the ways that we can address and engage them.
Student learning goals
Students will understand and be able to demonstrate how to critically analyze scholarly literature from various perspectives.
Students will be able to draw from various academic disciplines to enrich their learning.
Students will be able to draw on various methods in analyzing social justice issues.
General method of instruction
Lecture, Group discussion(s), and Readings
Prerequisite: WOMEN 200
Class assignments and grading