WGS450H1: Modernity, Freedom, Citizenship: Gender and the Black Diaspora

Hours

24L

Explores transnational feminist genealogies of the black diaspora. The course pays attention to the contexts and movements that generated key questions, exploring how these interventions disclose preoccupations with modernity, freedom and citizenship. Topics may include trauma and memory, sexual citizenship, Afrofuturism, indigeneity, and the crafting of political communities.

Prerequisite
2.5 WGS credits including WGS160Y1 and 1.0 WGS credit at the 300+ level
Exclusion
WGS434H1 (Advanced Topics in Women and Gender Studies: Black Diasporic Feminisms: Modernity, Freedom, Citizenship), offered in Fall 2012
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)
Mode of Delivery
In Class