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    Aug 04, 2021  
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GWS170 PO - Disability Studies: Foundations, Intersections, & Future

When Offered: Each fall.
Instructor(s): A. Bahng; N. Duong
Credit: 1

This course provides an overview of the growing field of disability studies. The first part of the course will focus on the field’s foundations, analyzing the investments in the notion of disability from a variety of fields, approaches and definitions, such as the law, medicine and the arts. In particular, the intersectional dimensions of disability will be stressed, as the category has played a key role in the production and organization of gender, race, sexuality, class and religion. The second part of the course will give an introduction to some of the major directions and shifts within the field, such as the transgendered body & medicalization, invisible disabilities, transnationalism, animal studies, new materialisms and technology/media. Prerequisites: GWS 026 PO  or FGSS 036 SC .
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 3; Analyzing Difference



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