Shreyas’ Notes

Legal Speculations: Feminist Approaches to Law and Literature

FWIS 157

spring, freshman year

The Social Contract §

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, Ursula K. Le Guin §

The Social Contract (excerpt), Jean Jacques Rousseau §

Second Treatise of Government (excerpt), John Locke §

The Stranger, Albert Camus §

The Meursault Investigation, Kamel Daoud §

“Reasonable Man” and Society §

The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 §

The Flowers are Vexed: Gender Justice, Black Literature, and the Passionate Utterance, Imani Perry §

Beloved, Toni Morrison §

Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color, Kimberlé Crenshaw §

Displacement and the Law: Narrating Citizenship §

United Nations Declaration of Human Rights §

The Refugees (excerpts), Viet Thanh Nguyen §

No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison, Behrouz Boochani §