WOMENSTD 331 - Feminist Theoretical Perspectives in Gender and Health
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
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Enforced Prerequisites:
WOMENSTD 220 Perspectives in Women's Health.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This interdisciplinary course focuses on feminist theory, specifically in the context of race, gender, and health. This course is organized by health topic with articles and literature selected to be useful for discussions of theory. Focusing heavily, although not exclusively on the experiences of African American women, topics include mental health, feminist disability, reproductive studies, bio-politics and fat studies, among others. We will cover a range of theories central to feminism including intersectionality, feminist standpoint theory, minority stress, and constructions of health and disease.

Course Requirements:

Major course assignments include a mid-term exam and a digital media final project. The course may also include community-based learning components.

Intended Audience:

Gender and Health majors and minors. Women's Studies majors.

WOMENSTD 331 - Feminist Theoretical Perspectives in Gender and Health
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001 (SEM)
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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