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Tag Archives: feminism

Gender, Race, Science & Technology

The course takes these questions as entry points into an ever-growing body of work to which feminist, anti-racist, and other critical analysts and activists have made significant contributions. The course also takes these questions as an invitation to practice challenging … Continue reading

Contemporary Issues Among Chicanas

Contemporary Issues Among Chicanas: This course will examine the contemporary conditions of Chicanas in the United States. The first half of the course will focus mostly on theoretical issues relating to feminism; while the second half will focus mostly on … Continue reading

Asian American Women

What are the categories of “Asian American” and “woman” and how are these cross-cutting social positions integrated in the lived experiences of women who claim these identities? How do the experiences of Asian American women vary by ethnic group, and … Continue reading

Feminist Political Theories

In this course, we will engage critically with a variety of feminist theories that have emerged as women have struggled for social and political change. In the first part of the course we will explore the history and development of … Continue reading

Feminism and Social Change

This course explores the relationship between feminism and social change. We begin with an historical examination of the first and second waves of the women’s movement. After establishing this groundwork we will address more specific issues that have arisen as … Continue reading

Gender & Sexuality

Gender and Sexuality: The course focuses on gender and sexuality in Asian America. Issues covered include: history, community politics, transgender issues, political activism, HIV/AIDS and health issues, coming out, relationships and family, transnational perspectives, and cultural politics. The course is … Continue reading

Feminist Psychology of Women

Feminist Psychology of Women: You are not expected to be a feminist or to espouse a feminist political perspective and my goal will not be to “convert” you to feminism. However, it is difficult to possess a solid grasp of … Continue reading