Serena D. Maurer
Raises the question of how political contexts condition the way some ideas become theory. Emphasizes the present crises in thinking about a transnational feminism. Prerequisite: GWSS 200; recommended: GWSS 206.
In this class we will explore different kinds of feminist theory and consider how each builds on, responds to and/or challenges the others. We will ask what makes a theory feminist and how theory and practice can, and do, inform one another. Throughout, our focus will be on how we can use feminist theory to make sense of, and take action in, our own daily lives.
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