WGST 3510 Feminist Theories

3 hours; 3 credits

A focus on theories, conceptual developments, debates, epistemological and methodological issues. Critical interrogation of different feminist intellectual traditions. Important feminist theories examined include: liberal feminism; radical feminism; Marxist feminism/socialist feminism; postmodern feminism; postcolonial feminism. Feminist traditions examined from explicitly interdisciplinary perspectives, highlighting methodological contributions made by feminist scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds.

Prerequisite: Women?s and Gender Studies 1001 [12] or permission of the instructor or program coordinator.


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