Sexualities and Representation: Queer and Other Theories (NOT OFFERED IN FALL/WINTER 2011-12)
|Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 VISC credit).
|(NOT OFFERED IN FALL/WINTER 2011-12)
This course will explore intersections in the history and theory of sexualities and the politics of representation by analyzing the relevant discourses in art and design, ideology and narratives, resistance and activism. Investigating the writings of theorists such as Judith Butler, Michel Foucault and Eve Sedgwick, students will gain informed knowledge about the construction and performance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) identity and about notions of being ‘inside or outside’ or straddling the edge of a community.
|Anti-requisite: Students who have taken HUMN 4B16 and VISC 4B16: Queer Theory: Sexuality and Representation may not take this course for further credit.
|Notes: Category/course code change 2010-11
|Course was last updated May 31, 2011 - 11:20 AM|