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Women's and Gender Studies (WGST)

Pauline Jewett Institute of Women's and Gender Studies Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

WGST 3809 [0.5 credit]

Feminist Thought I

Interdisciplinary approach to introducing students to emerging feminist literatures in the humanities and in the social, natural and applied sciences. Themes, issues and conflicts in feminist theory, including debates around the concept of `woman', the politics of difference, feminist knowledge, power, the body, and performances of gender.
Precludes additional credit for WOMN 3808 [1.0] (no longer offered).
Prerequisite: Major or Minor in Women's and Gender Studies and third-year standing, or permission of the Institute of Women's and Gender Studies.
Seminar three hours a week.

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