WOMENSTD 434 - Advanced Topics in Gender, Culture, and Representation
Section: 001 Gender, Feminism, and Women Writers in Eastern Europe
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
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When one thinks about Eastern European literature, often authors like Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Kundera, or Milosz come to mind. Despite the fact that male authors dominate the national canons of Eastern European countries, the women of Eastern Europe have never been silent about their political, social, and cultural experiences. Race, ethnicity, class, religion, and a host of additional factors played (and continue to play) a role in their failures and successes as writers and filmmakers. Students will explore the specificities of both the politics of publishing and the individual experiences of Eastern European women, utilizing writings and films from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. This course attempts to dismantle Western stereotypes about Eastern Europe and widen feminist critical paradigms in order to create a more inclusive vision of what feminism looks like in this part of the world.

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WOMENSTD 434 - Advanced Topics in Gender, Culture, and Representation
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Meets with ENG 403.001
002 (SEM)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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