WGST 3349 Critical 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 Political Science 3393W.

Prerequisites: English 1012 and one of the following: Political Science 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, or 1006, or Core Curriculum 1230 or Women?s and Gender Studies 1001.

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