How do systems of privilege and oppression function in our society?
This is going to be 4 Short Essays.
Essays should be 500-750 words. For each essay, you must cite at least two readings from the text book that the essay topic addresses. I POSTED A LIST OF ALL POSSIBLE READINGS TO CHOOSE FROM.
The textbook is “Introduction to women’s gender and sexuality studies by Ayu saraswati, Barbara Shaw, and Heather Rellihan”
The prompts are:
1. Understanding Privilege and Oppression in GWS Essay
How do systems of privilege and oppression function in our society? How do we combat these systems? Why is it important to recognize patriarchy as a system and not an individual identity?
2. Historical Perspectives in GWS Essay
How has the feminist movement changed, morphed, and grown between the nineteenth and twenty-first century? Why are these changes important?
3. Science, Technology, and the Digital World Essay
How do racism, sexism, ableism, classism, and heterosexism intersect with science, technology, and the digital world?
4. Activism Essay
What is the role of art in creating change? What art forms are most effective for creating change? Why?