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Fall 2017
Jan 19, 2018
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ENGL 428 - Contexts for Sexuality Studies
This course provides an overview of the theoretical, historical, and political contexts of queer theory. It highlights topics such as the emergence of modern sexual identity, LGBT rights, queer community-building and world-making, and transgender politics. Specific attention will be paid to the relationship between feminist and queer thought, and to the raced, gendered, and classed dimensions of sexual politics. This class is reading-intensive; students will write regular short papers, engage in both in-class and online discussions, and complete an independent research project.

[This course will fulfill the Feminist Theory requirement for the Women’s and Gender Studies major, minor and certificate.]

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

English Department

ENGL 090 or ENGL 091 or ENGL 092 or JUPS 123 or WGST 140 or WGST 141

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