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CLCS 160 - Issues in Feminism

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
Topic for 2020/21b: Bodies and Texts. (Same as WFQS 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. Kristin Carter.

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

Two 75-minute periods.

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