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Feminist Political Thought, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology OpenCourseWare
“In this course we will examine the development of feminist theory over time. Some subjects we will examine in detail include suffrage and equality; radical feminism; psychoanalysis and feminism; theories of power; sexuality and gender; embodied knowledge; pornography; identities and global feminism; militarism; and the welfare state. Throughout the course we will analyze different ways of looking at power and political culture in modern societies, issues of race and class, poverty and welfare, sexuality and morality.”

Sexual and Gender Identities, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology OpenCourseWare
“This course introduces scholarly debates about sexual identities, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientation and its representation in film and literature. We begin with a contemporary debate about biology and gender identity, considering its relationship to the historical understanding of sex, gender, and sexual identity. Our investigation continues with the theoretical underpinnings of the emerging field of queer studies, from the nineteenth century to the present day, and considers how subsequent work in transgender studies continues to challenge traditional understandings of sex, gender, and sexuality.”

Lecture Recordings

Sexual Violence in African Military Conflicts: The lethal common denominator
Summer School lecture presented by Yaliwe Clarke (African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town)