WGS 4300

Course Name: 
Risky Business

This course will bring economic notions of risk to thinking about risk in relation to gender, race, class, nation and globalization. Students will be introduced to notions of risk that have traveled with finance and insurance globally. They will also interrogate concepts associated with risk or mediated through risk and insurance. Material in class will range from financial analyses and ethnographic materials to fiction and film.

Instructor: 
Geeta Patel
Course Category: 
Gender Concentration