Unformatted text preview: ii.MAKE WOMEN MORE VISIBLE iii.Move women to the center iv.Correct an andocentric bias g. 2 nd task of Women’s Studies: the change the evaluative curricula i. Take women’s issues and perspectives seriously ii.Ask new questions iii.Recognize that women are socially constructed h. The goal of Women’s Studies is two-fold i. To assess and analyze women’s position historically ii.To work to change to improve it i. Women’s Studies means empowerment for women j. “The Politics of Black Women’s Studies” i. Women’s Studies is taking a political position: women should be fully represented in the university curriculum (ALL women) ii.Double oppression of black women: SEXISM and RACISM iii.Need to overcome stereotypes: 1. Black women as illiterate 2. Black women as sexually available...
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- Spring '08
- History, Curricula, Black Women’s Studies