Intersectionality and Feminist Social Movements

Subject code


Course Number



M. Plastas

Course Long Title

Intersectionality and Feminist Social Movements

Cross Listed Courses


This course considers how racial formations have developed in and influenced gendered and feminist movements. Movements examined may include woman's suffrage, anti-lynching, civil rights, Black Power, LGBTQ+, moral reform, welfare rights, women's liberation, and peace. Topics examined include citizenship, colonization, immigration, reproductive justice, and gender-based violence. Cross-listed in gender and sexuality studies, history, and politics.

Modes of Inquiry

Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit


Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(Africana: Gender), (Africana: Historical Persp.), (History: Modern), (PLTC: Identities & Interests), (History: United States), (PLTC: Phil., Lit., Legal St.)

INDS Program Relationship

IDAF - AFR Program, IDGS - GSS Program

GEC This Course Belongs To


Class Restriction

Exclude First Years