The Politics of Motherhood: Security Mothers, Soccer Moms, Movement Moms, and Beyond

GSF 244S

Following Adrienne Rich's lead, this course will consider motherhood as both institution and experience. Topics to be covered include Mothers of the Movement, Black Lives Matter mothers, race and maternal health, 'mommy wars' and battles over breastfeeding, attachment parenting, work/family balance, security mothers, soccer moms, working mothers, bad mothers, other-mothers, and decisions not to mother.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • CZ
Typically Offered
Fall Only