WMST 3333 Gender, Race, and Empire (19th-20th Centuries)

3 hours; 3 credits

Traces intersection of gender, race, and empire in regulation and maintenance of European, particularly British, colonies in different parts of Asia and Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; investigates the impact of race and gender specific ideologies introduced by colonial regimes and their impact on native population in a comparative framework; explores how those ideas were appropriated, internalized, and challenged; connection between women and imperialism; involvement and activism of European and American women with nationalist and women?s question in South Asia and beyond. This course is the same as History 3340.

Prerequisite and/or corequisite: History 3543 preferred, or Women?s and Gender Studies 1001.

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