Introducing Feminist Frameworks

Curriculum

Mastery Badge

To earn the Introducing Feminist Frameworks Mastery Badge, you must complete all courses. To sign up for the Mastery Badge, and receive the most value, register for BSBB 4000.

Courses

BSBB 4001 – Quest Badge 1: Introduction to Identity Basics

This course is part of the Introducing Feminist Frameworks program and provides a conceptual overview of key concepts that are crucial for further understanding social identities, power dynamics, and gender-based oppression. Students will be introduced to theoretical frameworks related to oppression, sex and gender, intersectionality, privilege, and how social identities inform what we know.

Students will learn how to:

  • Identify common terms and language used to describe identity and power dynamics
  • Recognize how differences in social identities relate to differences in lived experiences
  • Relate concepts and theories to complex social and political systems

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

BSBB 4002 – Quest Badge 2: Women Supporting Other Women

This course covers basic strategies that women can employ to better support other women, while also exploring how and why women often fail to support other women. The course identify challenges that can arise while engaging in dialogue across differences, failures to listen to the experiences of women of color, and how internalized oppression undermines solidarity among women.

Students will learn how to:

  • Identify common failures that prevent women from effectively supporting other women.
  • Recognize how privilege, power, and internalized oppression hinder connections and solidarity among women.
  • Relate skills, strategies, and concepts within feminist theory to practices for how to support other women.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

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