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

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

LGBT 2290

This course offers an introduction to the questions, topics, approaches, and theories that characterize the field of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Studies. Using an interdisciplinary approach ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 2290FGSS 2290

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9098LGBT 2290  LEC 001

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 2841

This course explores what has been termed "the modern plague."  It investigates the social history, cultural politics, biological processes, and global impacts of the retrovirus, HIV, and the disease syndrome, ... view course details

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  •  9381LGBT 2841  LEC 001

LGBT 3210

Why are boys more likely than girls to be diagnosed with autism, and why are women more likely than men to be diagnosed with depression? Are there different "gay" and "straight" brains? And how does brain ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIONB 3215FGSS 3210

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8356LGBT 3210  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2220, BIOMG 3320, FGSS 2010, LGBT 2290 or permission of instructor. For NBB concentration: this course may be used toward the additional 7 credit requirement, but does not qualify as an advanced course.

LGBT 6445

"I am interested in language because it wounds or seduces me," the critic Roland Barthes once wrote. How do we take pleasure in a text, even when it appears to betray us? How do we speak of the erotics ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGL 6554FGSS 6554

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16302LGBT 6445  SEM 101