WMST 7070

Feminist Ethnography
Credit Hours:
3 hours

Ethnographic research and writing and how it is shaped by gender, race, class, and other markers of social difference. Issues of identity politics, power relationships, ethical dilemmas, and representational strategies will be explored. Students will engage in critical reading of classic and contemporary ethnographies and term projects entailing qualitative methods.

Prerequisites:
WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department
Level:

WMST 7060

Black Women's Narratives
Credit Hours:
3 hours

Theoretical and methodological issues in the study and use of black women's narratives. The course also focuses on how gender, ethnicity, culture, class, and sociohistorical context are reflected in various kinds of narrative texts.

Prerequisites:
WMST 4010/6010 or permission of department
Level:

WMST 3270

Gendered Politics of Food
Credit Hours:
3 hours

Examination of ways in which food relates to gender, race, and class. We will discuss ongoing debates about food insecurity, food production, consumption, and food waste. Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the project(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 25-50% of overall instructional time.

Prerequisites:
Junior or senior standing or permission of departmen
Semester Offered:
Summer
Level: