Photo of a woman in a dress covering her face with a mask

This will be an experiment in reading and studying a strain of modernist art created by women that questions the stability and efficacy of the terms ''Modernist," "art," "create" and "woman." We will pay attention to artifacts, objects and texts from Paula Modersohn-Becker, Claude Cahun, Djuna Barnes, Jean Rhys, Simone Weil, and Maya Deren. Class participation, a class presentation and seminar paper required.