CALL FOR GSI APPLICATIONS SPRING 2016 – GWS 20: Introduction to Feminist Theory.


~GWS 20~ Introduction to Feminist Theory.

The Gender and Women’s Studies Department is accepting applications for a Graduate Student Instructor to assist the instructor in teaching a course with the following title and description:

GWS 20:  Introduction to Feminist Theory.  An introduction to feminist theory.  Why study theory? What does theory do?  What forms does it take, and how and from where does the desire to theorize gender emerge?  What is the relationship between theory and social movements? This course will introduce students to these areas of contemporary inquiry.

Applicants should have some knowledge of contemporary feminist theory and feminist issues.  Applicants must be registered graduate students at UC Berkeley, enrolled in a minimum of 8 units in the Spring 2016semester, and must not have a fellowship which precludes employment.

For consideration, send a cover letter stating your interest and background, a current CV, listing all post-baccalaureate teaching experience, most recent teaching evaluations, a copy of your current academic transcript, and names/phone# of 2 academic references to:  

PAOLA BACCHETTA, VC of Pedagogy, c/o Althea Grannum-Cummings, Gender and Women’s Studies,  680 Barrows Hall–#1070,  Berkeley, CA  94720-1070.


DEADLINE – October 30, 2015

Post period:
Oct 14 2015 – Nov 1 2015
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