WGS 4559 (Black Feminist Theory)

Course Name: 
Black Feminist Theory
Units: 
3

This course critically examines key ideas, issues, and debates in contemporary Black feminist thought. With a particular focus on Black feminist understandings of intersectionality and womanism, the course examines how Black feminist thinkers interrogate specific concepts including Black womanhood, sexual mythologies and vulnerabilities, class distinctions, colorism, leadership, crime and punishment, and popular culture. 

Instructor: 
Lanice Avery