Lecture 4 - in black literary magazines olitically active in the civil rights antiwar and feminist movements o-founded Kitchen Table Women of Color

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Women, Culture, and Society Professor Yana V. Rodgers Class 4
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Women, Culture, and Society Class 4 Contextualizing Gender and Race
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Organization 1. Introduce Authors 2. Comments on The Social Construction of  Gender 3. Comments on Age, Race, Class, and Sex:   Women Redefining Difference
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Introduce Authors  Judith Lorber rofessor Emerita of Sociology  and Women’s Studies at  Brooklyn College and The  Graduate School, City University  of New York irst Coordinator of the CUNY  Graduate School Women's  Studies Certificate Program  ounding Editor of  Society
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Introduce Authors  Audre Lorde n her own words, a “black,  lesbian, mother, warrior, poet.” orde’s poetry was published  regularly: in Langston Hughes's  1962 New Negro Poets, USA; in  several foreign anthologies; and 
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Unformatted text preview: in black literary magazines. olitically active in the civil rights, antiwar, and feminist movements. o-founded Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, the first U.S. Comments on The Social Construction of Gender 1. Why gender is socially constructed 2. Sports construct gendered bodies 3. Technology constructs gendered skills 4. Men’s social bodies are the measure of what is “human.” Comments on Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference 1. Discuss racism and sexism 2. Class differences and economic constraints can impact creative output: example of writing a novel vs. poetry 3. Literature of women of color in women’s studies courses 4. Change means growth, and growth can be painful....
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course GENDER STU 280 taught by Professor Vasquez-cruz during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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Lecture 4 - in black literary magazines olitically active in the civil rights antiwar and feminist movements o-founded Kitchen Table Women of Color

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