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GWS185 PO - Biopolitics: Sex, Capitalism, Affect

When Offered: Last offered spring 2019.
Instructor(s): K. Tompkins
Credit: 1

This course will center on the writings of Michel Foucault as well as his interlocutors and successors to ask about the workings of power, discipline and control in the modern era. Emphasis on queer, feminist and critical race implications of these theories, however a majority of the class will take up the writings and lectures of Foucault. GWS 026 PO  and/or GWS 180 PO  strongly recommended as prerequisites, or other critical and political theory classes.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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