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Unformatted text preview: ii.MAKE WOMEN MORE VISIBLE iii.Move women to the center iv.Correct an andocentric bias g. 2 nd task of Womens Studies: the change the evaluative curricula i. Take womens issues and perspectives seriously ii.Ask new questions iii.Recognize that women are socially constructed h. The goal of Womens Studies is two-fold i. To assess and analyze womens position historically ii.To work to change to improve it i. Womens Studies means empowerment for women j. The Politics of Black Womens Studies i. Womens 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