GSFS 404 Politics of Identity (3 credits)

Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)


GSFS : Examines the emergence of identity politics as a corrective to the erasures of gender, sexed, and raced differences in class-based struggles, and to feminist complicities with racism, heterosexism, colonialism, and transphobia. The course engages contemporary debates on identity politics and subjectivity formation, the psychic life of power, struggles for recognition, and solidarity politics.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • Prerequisite(s): GSFS 200 OR GSFS 250 and any GSFS 300 level course

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken WMST 301 or WMST 402 as the topic Feminist Theories of Identity.

  • Students are required to take the intro course(s) and one GSFS course at the 300 level before taking GSFS courses at the 400 level.

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