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GNDS 427 Towards the Human: Race and the Politics of Expression

GNDS 427  Towards the Human: Race and the Politics of Expression  Units: 3.00  

This interdisciplinary seminar will explore the ways in which modernity shapes cultural 'difference' and 'the human'. Readings will focus on the racial and geographic contours of colonialism, transatlantic slavery and The Enlightenment in order to bring into focus communities that challenge racial-sexual categorization through creative expression (music, fiction, poetry, and visual art as well as theory). This course contains an intensive and independent study component. 

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Seminar, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 3 or above and registration in a GNDS Major, GNDS Joint Honours Plan, or the Sexual and Gender Diversity Certificate) or permission of the Department.  
Course Equivalencies: GNDS427; WMNS427  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Gender Studies

MA degree from a recognized university in gender studies or cognate fields (women’s studies, feminist studies, sexuality studies) or in another field with evidence of a prior focus on gender. Minimum of B+ / 75% in the last two years of university study. Consideration will be given to practitioners of gender studies in the public or private sectors who hold the BAH and who demonstrate exceptional and relevant professional experience and achievement in an appropriate field.

Gender Studies theory). Offered jointly with GNDS 427. EXCLUSION: GNDS 427. GNDS 834 Gender Performance This...