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SOC 596 GM - Recent Developments in Soc - Gender, Race & Sexuality

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Intensive study of selected topics based on contemporary works of major importance in the development of sociological theory. Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary.

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Topic: Gender, Race and Sexuality This graduate seminar explores contemporary sociological and interdisciplinary debates in studies of gender, race, and sexuality, with a particular focus on power. Even though we will go over multiple theories, we will pay particular attention to black feminist thought, intersectionality, transnational feminisms, critical race theory, and queer of color critique. We will consider various questions, including: What is the role of social and sociological theory in understanding gender, race, and sexuality- What diverse methodological approaches/considerations are employed in studies of gender, race, and sexualities- What are the various genealogies of these fields of study- We will read and discuss both theoretical and empirical studies on topics including: political economy of gender and sexuality, migration and transnational mobilities, affect, racial capitalism, racisms, urban inequalities and gentrification, nation and nationalism, masculinities a

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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