Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Studies (LGBT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

LGBT 1940

By posing seemingly simple questions such as what is love and who has the right to love, this introductory-level lecture course surveys how love has been experienced and expressed from the pre-modern period ... view course details

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  • 17217LGBT 1940  LEC 001

LGBT 2290

Since roughly the middle of the nineteenth century, it has become important for some of us, in some parts of the world, to identify ourselves according to categories such as gender and sexuality, categories ... view course details

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  • 10080LGBT 2290  LEC 001

LGBT 2421

An introduction to the anthropology of sex, sexuality and gender, this course uses case studies from around the world to explore how the worlds of the sexes become gendered.  In ethnographic, ethnohistorical ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ANTHR 2421FGSS 2421

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9823LGBT 2421  LEC 001

  •  9824LGBT 2421  DIS 201

  •  9825LGBT 2421  DIS 202

LGBT 2780

We experience our bodies as so much a part of who we are that we take them for granted. Yet the way we think about the body has a history of its own. This class looks at how the idea of "the body" gets ... view course details

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  • 16138LGBT 2780  LEC 001

LGBT 3250

What constitutes queer performance? Is queer who you are or what you do? Is sexuality all we mean by queer? Has queer performance enhanced or eclipsed gay and lesbian theater? This course investigates ... view course details

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LGBT 3702

"You didn't see anything," a woman in a movie says to her dubious lover. "No one sees anything. Ever. They watch, but they don't understand." What is desire in the cinema? How do we know it when we see ... view course details

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LGBT 3754

In this course, we will critically examine the production and performance of race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender through literature and contemporary performance genres such as spoken word, slam poetry, ... view course details

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LGBT 4241

In this course, students will read and engage how "man," as a concept, has come to be understood in certain areas of philosophy and critical theory. The class will engage how "man" has been socially constructed ... view course details

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  • 16650LGBT 4241  SEM 101

LGBT 4402

From its inception in the South Bronx in the 1970s, hip hop has been dependent on women's contributions, yet female artists have had to work hard to contest their marginalization and objectification in ... view course details

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  • 16581LGBT 4402  SEM 101

LGBT 4602

Exploring questions of narrative perspective in relation to embodied desire, this seminar will weave together four different areas of study: theories of perspective, focalization, narrative voice, and ... view course details

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  • 17645LGBT 4602  SEM 101

LGBT 4800

This course traces the genealogies and animating debates in black queer studies. Attentive to the relationship between black feminist criticism and black queer theory, this class proceeds with an understanding ... view course details

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  • 16634LGBT 4800  SEM 101

LGBT 4806

This course will consider how Latina/o artists explore new approaches to texts, spaces, performers, and audiences.  In addition, students will be asked to focus on the connections that were and are being ... view course details

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LGBT 6241

In this course, students will read and engage how "man," as a concept, has come to be understood in certain areas of philosophy and critical theory. The class will engage how "man" has been socially constructed ... view course details

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  • 16653LGBT 6241  SEM 101

LGBT 6600

"The pleasure of the text," Roland Barthes writes, "is that moment when my body pursues its own ideas – for my body does not have the same ideas I do."  What is this erotics of the text, and what has it ... view course details

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  • 16909LGBT 6600  SEM 101

LGBT 6755

What constitutes queer performance? Is queer who you are or what you do? Is sexuality all we mean by queer? Has queer performance enhanced or eclipsed gay and lesbian theater? This course investigates ... view course details

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LGBT 6800

This course traces the genealogies and animating debates in black queer studies. Attentive to the relationship between black feminist criticism and black queer theory, this class proceeds with an understanding ... view course details

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  • 16637LGBT 6800  SEM 101

LGBT 6811

James Baldwin is one of the most incisive interpreters of the English language and of American life. In this course, we will pay careful attention to Baldwin's essays and novels, and how his style in each ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 6811ENGL 6811

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17452LGBT 6811  SEM 101