Oct 17, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHS 4210 - Chicanas and the Politics of Gender

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CHS 1000 or GWS 1001, CHS 3460

Description: This course is designed to further the theoretical understandings of Chicana Feminisms.  The course spends a considerable amount of time dealing with the construction of gender in Chicana/o and Latina/o communities, and how the construction of gender has impacted the daily, lived experiences of not only Chicanas and Latinas, but also of gay, lesbian, transgendered, and queer identified Chicanas/os and Latinas/os.  The course examines the social construction of gender within Chicana/o and Latina/o communities through cultural texts such as academic production, art, film, popular culture, and spirituality.

Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CHS or GWS.

Cross Listed Course(s): GWS 4210

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