Prerequisites: 36:161 and 36:162 or permission of Instructor.
An advanced course dealing with some of the major works and key debates in feminist theory and gender studies. Course objectives include: learning how to read texts carefully and critically; reading text with an eye to situating them within the historical and social conditions in which they were written; identifying major sub-areas within feminist theory; and identifying linkages between feminist theory and other schools of critical thinking including Marxism, post-colonial theory, post-structuralism, queer theory and cultural studies.
3 lecture hours per week, one term
Transfer Equivalents: Look up 36:366 in the BU Course Transfer Database.