POLS 3393W Writing on African Women and Feminism

4 hours; 4 credits

Critical examination of major issues on African women and feminism. Commonalities of experiences through the exercise of patriarchy and injustices privileging and oppressing some people based on their gender. Critiques of feminism that have emerged from African women scholars, as a hierarchical structure that privileged western thought and experiences. Consequences of debate to gender relations on the African continent. Focus on developing students? writing skills. Writing-intensive course. This course is the same as Women?s and Gender Studies 3349W.

Prerequisite: English 1012 and one of the following: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or Women?s and Gender Studies 1001, or permission of department.


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