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Fat Studies and Fat Activism
This course allows students to begin to reflect on the intricacies of fat as an area of oppression and as a contested site within the loaded discourses of the obesity "epidemic". Through a shared analysis of scholarly writing on the topic, as well as popular representations of fat, this course aims to provide an overview of the field of Fat Studies and a critical understanding of the need for fat activism.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1