Middlebury

AMST0325A-S20

American Misogyny

American Misogyny
In this course we will explore the place of misogyny in U.S. media and politics. Early topics will include film noir, Cold War gender scapegoating, and lesbian pulp fiction. Subsequent topics will include the backlash against second-wave feminism, the rise of “post-feminism,” and the impact of reality TV and social media on feminist and antifeminist expression. We will conclude by examining how misogyny informs U.S. culture and politics in the Trump era. Throughout the course, we will consider how discourses of misogyny are inflected by white, cisgender, ableist, ageist, and class privilege. 3 hrs. lect. (National/Transnational Feminisms)
Course Reference Number (CRN):
21716
Subject Code:
AMST
Course Number:
0325
Section Identifier:
A

Course

AMST 0325

All Sections in Spring 2020

Spring 2020