BLST 272: Race, Gender, and Sexuality
This course explores how Black feminist and queer intellectual work on race, gender and sexuality has been used to radically reimagine what a just world would look like. Same as GWS 272. General Education: Understanding the Individual and Society course; Understanding U.S. Society course.
This course also fulfills the Black Queer and Feminist Studies and Race, Politics, and Institutions major/minor theme requirements.
3 credit hours.
Past Texts Include
bell hooks, “Black Women: Shaping Feminist Theory”
Audre Lorde, “Age, Race, Lass and Sex: Women Redefining Difference”
Patricia Hill Collins, “Black Feminist Thought”
This is a short clip from Marlon Riggs’ essay film “Tongues Untied.”
Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice
This is a short clip from “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice” documentary that covers life and activism of Ida B. Wells during post-Reconstruction in the United States.