Race and the Politics of Reproduction

LLS 235
Taking Control magazine cover

Interdisciplinary exploration of the racial politics of reproduction in the United States with an emphasis on how ideologies of race, class, and citizenship shape meanings and experiences of reproduction, pregnancy, and motherhood. Topics include contraception, sterilization abuse, and abortion. Students will also learn how women of color have both been affected by the racial politics of reproduction and how they have advanced the movement for reproductive rights and justice in the United States.

      Tuesday & Thursday 2:00-3:20

      Instructor: Natalie Lira

      Same as GWS 235