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Course Overview:

This series will introduce attendees to some of the major theories, concepts, and debates of feminist literary studies. Since theory and fiction should always exist in conversation, we will weave the two together as we wrestle with the following questions:

  • What does it mean to read literature through the lens of gender, why does it matter, and how is it done?
  • Are texts written and read differently by people of different genders?
  • What are gender stereotypes in fiction and how can they be resisted and revised?
  • What is the position of women writers in the canon, is this position changing, and what are the main catalysts of these changes?

The readings will be short stories and excerpts from essays and novels.

Sara looks forward to great reading and lively discussion as we come together to explore feminist literature.

This class will meet for 3 Mondays on the following dates:

  • January 11
  • January 18
  • January 25


Sara Cole

Registration Details:

  • Registration for this series closes on January 11th at 5:30 p.m. CST, late registrations can be made by calling 952-237-3517.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and other course details 12-48 hours prior to the start of the start of the first class.
  • To ensure that cost is not a barrier we are offering two scholarship options – choose your level:
    • 50% off scholarship, enter the following code at checkout: scholarship50
    • 100% off scholarship, enter the following code at checkout:  scholarship100

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January 11
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Cook County Higher Education

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