HIST BC3999 Transnational Feminism. 4 points.
BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Historical Studies (HIS).
Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 15. Preregistration required.
Examines the theory and practice of transnational feminist activism. We will explore the ways in which race, class, culture and nationality facilitate alliances among women, reproduce hierarchical power relations, and help reconstruct gender. The course covers a number of topics: the African Diaspora, suffrage, labor, development policy, colonialism, trafficking, consumerism, Islam, and the criminal justice system.