The Politics of Transnational Feminism

Explores the geopolitics, uneven power relations, normative assumptions and exclusions that go into the making of feminist politics transnationally. Examines how the politics of gender and sexuality get enmeshed in imperial, Eurocentric, nationalist, neoliberal, racialized, heteronormative, homonormative, military, elitist and other transnational circuits of power. Explores how feminist politics operate not only as struggles against various forms of power but also as modalities of power. Considers the ethical implications this has for our understanding and practice of feminist politics transnationally. 1 unit. Meets the Equity and Power: EPG requirement. (Not offered 2023-24).

Prerequisite: Feminist & Gender Studies 110, or Feminist & Gender Studies 114, and Junior or Senior Standing.

Degree requirement — Equity and Power: EPG

.5 to 1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2023 Block 5 The Politics of Transnational Feminism Nadia Guessous Interdisciplinary House LowerClass 25 / 9 06/02/2023
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