Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Oct 25, 2021  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue
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WGS 348 - Towards Collective Liberation: Activism and Organizing (4 Cr.)

(Formerly WS 248) (GCR Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies area)
Taking an intersectional and interdisciplinary feminist perspective, this course will examine the ways in which gender, sexuality, culture, race-ethnicity, and class shape political consciousness in the U.S.Topics include the evolution of conflicts and coalitions within organizations and social movements, neoliberal and progressive discourses around feminism, marriage equality, racial profiling, war, immigration, poverty, urban education, and health care, and the transformation of divisions into catalysts for vision, strategy, and implementing change through organizing. This course will engage the debate between community activists and academic theorists while highlighting coalition work and multi-issue approaches. Prerequisite: WGS 100  or WGS 150  or permission of the instructor.  Spring semester.



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