Spring 2022

Feminist Approaches to COVID-19

Listed in: Anthropology and Sociology, as SOCI-228  |  Anthropology and Sociology, as ANTH-228  |  History, as HIST-228  |  Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies, as SWAG-228


Katrina Karkazis (Section 01)
Christine N. Peralta (Section 01)


(Offered as SWAG 228, ANTH 228, HIST 228 [US/TR/TS] and SOCI 228) Taking an interdisciplinary approach to COVID, including approaches from ethnic studies, history, gender studies, bioethics, and more, this course will critically examine and understand our current global health crisis. Themes that we will be exploring include vaccine access, vaccine hesitancy, necropolitics, and racial inequality such as the rise of Asian/Asian American violence and health disparities.

Spring semester. Limited to 30 students. Professors Karkazis and Peralta.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: readings, independent research, oral presentations, group work, in-class quizzes or exams, and reading across disciplines. Students with documented disabilities who will require accommodations in this course should be in consultation with Accessibility Services and reach out to the faculty member as soon as possible to ensure that accommodations can be made in a timely manner.


2023-24: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2022