HIST 7568X Gender, Race, and Empire (19th-20th centuries)

30 hours plus conference, 3 credits

Traces intersections of gender, race, and empire in regulation and maintenance of European, particularly British, colonies in different parts of Asia and Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Investigates race and gender specific ideologies introduced by colonial regimes and their impact on native population in a comparative framework. Explores connections between women and imperialism and involvement and activism of European and American women with nationalist and women?s questions in South Asia and beyond.


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