Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies: Topic Courses

2024- 2025 Fall/Winter


WGS434H5F: Special Topics in Women and Gender Studies: Pedagogies of Protest (Instructor: B. Bain)

Description: TBA

WGS434H5S: Special Topics in Women and Gender Studies: Gender and Alt-right Populism on Social Media Platforms (Instructor: Z. Farokhi)

This course introduces contemporary right-wing movements through an intersectional feminist lens, focusing on conceptual and theoretical foundations. It examines how alt-right politics intersect with digital media and governance technologies. The course explores similarities and differences among right-wing actors in the Global North and South, using case studies to highlight the roles of gender, race, religion, and nationalism.