AFR 217
Women and Girls in (Inter)National Politics Fall 2021
Division II Difference, Power, and Equity
Cross-listed INTR 219 / AFR 217 / WGSS 219 / AMST 217 / LEAD 219

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This tutorial focuses on the writings and autobiographies of women who have shaped national politics through social justice movements in the 20th-21st centuries. Women and girls studied include: Fannie Lou Hamer, Shirley Chisholm, Safiya Bukhari, Erica Garner, Greta Thunberg, Malala Yousafzai, Marielle Franco, Winnie Mandela.
The Class: Format: tutorial
Limit: 10
Expected: 10
Class#: 1980
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Weekly 5-page primary analytical papers and 2-page response papers.
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: Juniors and seniors, sophomores.
Distributions: Division II Difference, Power, and Equity
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
INTR 219 Division II AFR 217 Division II WGSS 219 Division II AMST 217 Division II LEAD 219 Division II
DPE Notes: This tutorial examines how girls and women confront capitalism, imperialism, climate devastation, patriarchy and poverty. The national and international movements that they participated in or led were based on shifting the balance of powers towards the impoverished, colonized, and imprisoned.

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