CLIT2014: Feminist Cultural Studies

Spring 2024 | 6 Credits | Dr. Alvin WONG

This course surveys the history of the feminist critique of patriarchal culture from the “First Wave” to the “Third Wave” of feminist thought. Students are expected to acquire an appreciation for the range of approaches available within the field of feminist cultural studies, including psychoanalysis, Marxism, postmodernism, post-structuralism, performance theory, and queer critique. They will become familiar with the depiction of women in a range of cultural texts, including films, popular books, commercial advertising, music, theatre, and television.

Assessment: 100% coursework.