Announcement from the UW Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies:
2017 Featured Fall Quarter Course Offerings
GWSS 252: Black Gender: Manhood and Womanhood in the African American Community (5) I&S/VLPA, Bettina Judd,
This course engages the complexities of racial and gender identities within Black communities. We question the concepts of manhood and womanhood and their intersection with racial constructs as categories of personhood through the critical lens of Africana/African American Studies and Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies.
GWSS 290: From the Headlines: Protest and Spectacle, From Ferguson to College Campuses (5) I&S, Chandan Reddy,
This course will study the relationship between race, gender and violence in the U.S. We will seek to understand why in U.S. society there continues to be a grossly disproportionately arrest, incarceration and state killing of Black, Latino and Native men and women, despite the... Read more