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Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
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WGSS 101
Feminist and Queer Research Methodologies
Fall

This course explores interdisciplinary methodological approaches to feminist and queer research. The course will pay specific attention to feminist and queer critiques of dominant modes of knowledge production; approaches to studying gender and sexuality in different historical, geographical, and cultural contexts; and the relationship between research and activism. Over the course of the term, students will develop the theoretical and methodological tools for doing feminist and queer research in preparation for embarking on their senior project.
Offered every other year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Priya Kandaswamy

Prerequisite:
WGSS 071 or WGSS 072

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: WGSS 187
Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Women and Gender, Written Communication II, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Race, Gender & Power, Written & Oral Comm II

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Last Updated: 6/23/17