36:268 Understanding Feminism [Mason]

This course introduces students to feminist theories and activism. Students will learn several feminist theories and frameworks including liberal, radical, Marxist, intersectional, queer, trans*, celebrity, and transnational feminism. Feminists frameworks will be used as lenses with which to think through a variety of contemporary and gendered issues including the following: beauty regimes, men’s involvement in the feminist movement, “the sex wars”, sex work, reproductive rights, marriage equality, transnational feminism, celebrity feminism, virginity, rape culture, and sexual consent. 

Credit cannot be held for both this course and 36:161. 

Instructor: Corinne Mason