Sander L. Gilman, “Black Bodies, White Bodies: Toward an Iconography of Female Sexuality in Late Nineteenth-Century Art, Medicine, and Literature”, in Henry Louis Gates, Jr., ed. “Race”, Writing, and Difference (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986).
Anne McClintock, “’Massa’ and Maids: Power and Desire in the Imperial Metropolis”, in Imperial Leather: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest (London: Routledge, 1995).
Antoinette Burton, “The White Woman’s Burden: British Feminists and ‘the Indian Woman’, 1865-1914”, in Nupur Chaudhuri and Margaret Strobel, eds. Western Women and Imperialism: Complicity and Resistance (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992); pp. 137-157.
Inderpal Grewal, “The Culture of Travel and the Gendering of Colonial Modernity in Nineteenth-Century India”, Home and Harem: Nation, Gender, Empire, and the Cultures of Travel (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1996).
Partha Chatterjee, “The Nation and its Women” and “Women and the Nation”, in The Nation and its Fragments (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993)
Kamala Visweswaran, “Betrayal: An Analysis in Three Acts”, in Fictions of Feminist Ethnography (Minneapolis: the University of Minnesota Press, 1994)
Rebecca Gould, “Engendering Critique: Postnational Feminism in Postcolonial Syria” WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly 42:3&4 (Fall/Winter 2014): 209-229
Chandra Mohanty, “Women Workers and Capitalist Scripts: Ideologies of Domination, Common Interests, and the Politics of Solidarity”, in Alexander and Mohanty, eds. Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies (1997): 3-29.
Maria Mies, “Colonization and Housewifization”, from Rosemary Hennesy and Chrys Ingraham, eds. Materialist Feminism (1997): 175-185. (or, essay in reading pack)
Pun Ngai, “Becoming Dagongmei: Subject, Gender and Power in a Global Workplace” (conference paper from 2002)
Week 2: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak “Can the Subaltern Speak?” and Joan W. Scott “The Evidence of Experience”
Donna Haraway, “A Manifesto for Cyborgs”
Francoise Lionnet, “Feminisms and Universalisms: ‘Universal Rights’ and the Legal Debate Around the Practice of Female Excision in France”