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Women's Studies - Jan.9 "Introduction"

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Department
Women’s Studies
Course
WOMENST 1A03
Professor
Laura Wiebe
Semester
Fall

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January 9Introduction to Womens Studies Women Culture PowerTransnational Approachbackwards and outward historically diachronically and globally synchronicallyExploration of societys operation in order to facilitate changeFeminism stereotypically connected to womens rights equality environment negative stereotypes of unfemininity misogynistic radical extremiststho Feminisms a particular position or stance first waveearly 20 century suffragettes fighting for the right to vote second wavemore organized later feminismo Multiple global origins African feminism predates Western feminism points of criticisms and differences in feministsand speaks to the fact that feminism means different things to each person Plural changing and dynamicas opposed to static singular and unchangingThe Sacred Hooplooking at the concept of feminism through a cultural lensThree areas of interrogationPower history of power relation and structure how gender and sex can shape our livesIdentityExperience the range of experience the importance of a variety of women being able to speak of these experiences themselves Audre LorneDifference How do we tend to the differences and ma
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