Feb 06, 2023  
Catalogue 2019-2020 
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CLCS 160 - Issues in Feminism: Bodies and Texts

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
(Same as WMST 160 ) This course is an introduction to issues in feminism with a focus on the female body and its representations.  We read and write about a variety of texts, consider historical objects as well literary documents, and analyze visual materials from art, fashion, advertising, and film from the nineteenth century  to the present. Particular focus is given to women’s bodies in visual, material, and literary culture. We make use of Vassar resources such as the Rare Book Collection, the Costume Shop and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Kathleen Hart.

Open only to first-year students; satisfies the college requirement for a First-Year Writing Seminar.

Two 75-minute periods.

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