HIST 389: Topics in US. History.

HIST 389-006: Black Feminist Thought
(Fall 2024)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM R

Thompson Hall 1018

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Section Information for Fall 2024

Explores Black women theorists from the antebellum era to the twenty-first century. Students will gain a deeper understanding of Black feminist theories, philosophies, and practices while also considering how Black women have simultaneously embraced and complicated established feminist and anti-racist readings of race and gender oppression. This course will focus on questions of epistemology, ontology, temporality, the archive, queerness, geography, and intersectionality while paying particular attention to how Black women critique colonialism, sexism, heterosexism, classism, and racism. Students will take a historical and theoretical look at Black women thinkers, activists, creatives, freedom fighters, and dreamers using a range of texts including historical documents, novels, documentaries, films, and visual culture. 

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Credits: 3

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest. Notes: Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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