WGS 201: Intro to Feminist Theory

Prerequisite: WGS majors/minors and LAR majors only, or by permission of instructor

General Education requirement: 1C - Intermediate Writing

Overview of the different frameworks within feminist theory: cultural feminism, liberal feminism, Marxist/socialist feminism, radical feminism, womanist feminism/multicultural, French feminism, third wave, and lesbian. These theories will be examined through the work of founders of feminist theory like Adrienne Rich, Simone DeBeauvoir, Robin Morgan, Charlotte Bunch, Audre Lorde, and Betty Friedan, among others. This course fulfills the social science distribution requirement.

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