ANTHR 4458

ANTHR 4458

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This seminar explores the educational lives and schooling experiences of women and girls through ethnographies conducted in the U.S. and different regions of the world. Drawing on the anthropology of education, and decolonial and transnational feminist theories, we explore how girls and women construct ways of knowing through prisms of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, nation, and citizenship. We examine how gendered–racialized discourses of development, and state sanctioned forms of structural violence, frame their educational experiences and opportunities. In turn, we consider girls and young women as active learners and pedagogues who craft their own lives and literacies across borders and diverse spaces of home, school, and community. Lastly, we interrogate what is feminist in ethnographic representations and identify the possibilities for liberatory pedagogies.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (CA-AS, GLC-AS, SCD-AS)

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  • 17864ANTHR 4458  SEM 101

    • RMcGraw Hall 145
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Villenas, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person