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College Catalog 2009-2011 
College Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 252 - Gender, Sexualities, and Feminist Visual Culture

Cross-Listed as WGSS 252 
This course will examine the ways in which gender and sexuality are understood in modern visual culture, and it will survey a wide range of feminist approaches in the 20th and 21st century art. We will explore social constructions of gender and sexualities, their visible and invisible representation, and discuss the impact of feminism and the changing role of women in society on the history, theory and artistic practice. The course will also cover some of the most recent global feminist trends and new directions in the feminist culture since 1990s through the present, including work from Africa, India, Asia and Eastern and Central Europe and various marginalized cultural centers in Western Europe and the United States. (4 Credits)