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

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

LGBT 2230

This course begins with the hypothesis that there is not one version of masculinity but rather multiple masculinities, as influenced by  race, ethnicity, class, nationality, sexuality, disability and produced ... view course details

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    Combined with: ASRC 2220FGSS 2230

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

LGBT 2350

How does literary language depict the experience of physical suffering? Can a poem or a novel palliate pain, illness, even the possibility of death? From darkly comic narratives of black plague to the ... view course details

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LGBT 2760

"Language is a skin," the critic Roland Barthes once wrote: "I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with ... view course details

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LGBT 3210

In this course, we will delve into the neuroscience of gender difference. Reading the original scientific papers and related critical texts, we will ask whether we can find measureable physical differences ... view course details

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    Combined with: BIONB 3215FGSS 3210

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17908LGBT 3210  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2220, BIOMG 3320, FGSS 2010, LGBT 2290 or permission of instructor.

LGBT 3550

"My existence is a scandal," Oscar Wilde once wrote, summing up in an epigram the effect of his carefully cultivated style of perversity and paradox. Through their celebration of "art for art's sake" and ... view course details

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LGBT 3725

"One is not born a woman, but rather becomes one" wrote Simone de Beauvoir. How does such an odd becoming happen? What can literature teach us about it? Does anyone ever achieve "being a woman" and how ... view course details

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    Combined with: ENGL 3725FGSS 3725

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

LGBT 4701

This course explores nightlife as a temporality that fosters countercultural performances of the self and that serves as a site for the emergence of alternative kinship networks.  Focusing on queer communities ... view course details

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