GPOL

6611

Marxist Feminism: A Genealogy of U.S. Feminist Theory

New School for Social Research: Politics

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

US Marxist Feminist Theory

Fall 2021

Taught By: Kathi Weeks

Section: A

CRN: 12084

Credits: 3

The course explores the U.S. Marxist feminist theoretical tradition. We will consider the past, present, and future of a variety of post-1960 feminist reformulations of Marxist concepts and methods designed to theorize and contest heteropatriarchal racial capitalism. Topics may include the domestic labor debate, social reproduction theory, prison abolitionism, wages for housework, transgender Marxism, postwork feminism, gestational labor, sex work, and queer Marxism. This course is taught by Professor Kathi Weeks.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Politics (GPOL)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 10

Add/Drop Deadline: September 13, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 21, 2021 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 8:40pm 12/8/2021 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 1:55pm - 3:45pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 715

Date Range: 8/30/2021 - 12/13/2021