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Rereading Gendered Agency: Black Women's Experience of Slavery
ANTH 399
Spring 2014
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FGSS 399

Slavery systematically influenced both the production and reproduction of race, class and gendered identities. Black women's individual and collective response to that "peculiar institution" and its attempts at dehumanization and destruction highlights the impact of gender, race/color and class on the making of different yet complex patterns of opposition and resistance. This course considers interdisciplinary research techniques and analytical approaches to unpack various forms of gendered agency. The ultimate aim is to "reread" black women's experiences of enslavement particularly as these relate to conscious struggles to carve out a sense of personhood to allow for exploration of creative gender specific responses to the cultural dynamics of power.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ANTH
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ANTH-AxesDiff)(ANTH-Embod/Biop)(FGSS)(SISP-Anth Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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