AAS 482 - Black Queer Theory
Winter 2021, Section 001 - Black Queer Studies
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/19/21 - 4/21/21 (see other Sections below)
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While Black Queer Studies is a relatively young field in academia, Black queer brilliance has a much longer history. In this course, we will examine key genealogies, debates, and questions emerging from the intersections of blackness, gender, sexuality, and class in the U.S. and other sites in the African diaspora. This course will cross both disciplinary and methodological boundaries as we examine histories of Black queer and queer of color social movements; literature that reflects Black LGBTQ experiences; Black queer performances; and the numerous interventions that Black queer theories have made into questions of family, belonging, citizenship, futures, and performance. Students registering for this class should have some background in Black or African American/Diasporic studies, preferably at least one course in AAS; or, at least one course in gender and sexuality studies with special attention to race and intersectionality. Graduate students are welcome with instructor permission.


AAS 482 - Black Queer Theory
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
1/19/21 - 4/21/21

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