Feminist StudiesFMST 124 Technology, Science, and Race Across the Americas

Examines new ways of understanding the body and race through the intersection of technology and science. Addresses how broader structures of power and the rise of new technological and scientific discoveries mediate power relations and alter how race, national boundaries, the body, and citizenship are normalized and contested from colonialism to the present. Course content may vary; themes may include: U.S. eugenics, I.Q. tests, patenting debates, sterilization, assisted reproduction, biometrics, and genetics across the Americas.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to sophomore, junior, and senior feminist studies majors during priority enrollment only.

Credits

5

General Education Code

PE-T

Instructor

Felici Schaeffer-Grabiel