Course: GWS 440. Latin American Feminisms (3)
Recommended Preparatory Courses: GWS 100 or GWS 110. Students study the situation of women and the different types of feminisms that have emerged in Latin America in contemporary times. The course examines how feminism and the status of women in Latin America have been impacted by factors such as colonialism, imperialism, modernization, democratization, Latin American social revolutions (e.g., in Cuba and Nicaragua), and 21st century socialism. Available for graduate credit.