WOMENSTD 150 - Humanities Seminars on Women and Gender
Section: 001 20th Century Writing by Women of color
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Requirements & Distribution:
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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In this first-year seminar, we will examine writings by women of color in the 20th Century up to the present. This includes, but is not limited to, poetry, fiction, oral histories, and essays by and about Asian American, African American, Native American, and Latinx women. This diverse range of writings will help us analyze how race, gender, class, and sexuality help shape our conceptions of American identity. For more than a century, women of color have refused to remain silent observers of history and have redefined their social and political positions in American society. We will explore the cultural, linguistic, and familial traditions that have informed their respective approaches to racism, feminism, education, and oppression.

Course Requirements:

Assignments may include readings, active participation, journals, an exam, and term project.

Intended Audience:

Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.

WOMENSTD 150 - Humanities Seminars on Women and Gender
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
18Enrollment Management
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
5Enrollment Management
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with AMCULT 103.003
003 (SEM)
9Enrollment Management
MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM
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