WMST 516: Policing Black Bodies
WMST 516-001: Policing Black Bodies
04:30 PM to 07:10 PM W
Thompson Hall 1017
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Course Information from the University Catalog
Interrogates the myriad ways in which Black Bodies are formally and informally policed. Special focus is given to the ways in which Black women’s bodies are policed not only by the criminal justice system, but also informally through sexual and intimate partner violence, forced sterilization and contraception. Course utilizes the theoretical lenses of intersectionality and of color blind racism. May not be repeated for credit.
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