WOMENSTD 345 - Special Topics in Gender in a Global Context
Section: 001 Sexual Violence and the State
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
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(Gender in a Global Context).
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This course examines, through a transnational feminist lens, the complex relationship(s) between sexual violence and the state under differing historical contexts and in diverse geographical locations. We will interrogate the colonial and the postcolonial, the “first” and the “third” worlds, text and context. Tracing how gender intersects with race, religion, nation, class and sexuality, we will frame sexual violence as simultaneously personal and political as we critically examine the political, cultural, legal, regulatory and discursive role of the state. Some of the material focuses on India/South Asia. The course is interdisciplinary, and weaves together a variety of theoretical, analytical and creative (i.e., fiction, film, art) texts.

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WOMENSTD 345 - Special Topics in Gender in a Global Context
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001 (SEM)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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