WGST 3610 - Gender, Race, Science and Technology Course uri icon



  • Examines the role of science and technology in forming conceptions of race, gender and class, and vice-versa. Considers how some populations benefit from scientific knowledge-production while others are excluded or come to be its subjects. Students will explore this knowledge production through historical, anthropological, literary, and philosophical investigations of technology and scientific inquiry. Recommended requisites: WGST 2000 or WGST 2050 or WGST 2500 or WGST 2600.