WGS 531 - Graduate Seminar in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Women's and Gender Studies (WGS)
Department: LSA Women's and Gender Studies
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This seminar provides a graduate-level introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ Studies and its various subfields. The course is designed for students in all schools and disciplines and does not assume prior knowledge. It does call on you to engage seriously the questions, perspectives, and approaches of prior work in the field, whatever your program and background. Through readings and class discussions, a written unit report, and a final presentation you will engage some of the foundational ideas and texts of lesbian and gay studies; queer theory; and work in racial, ethnic, and global perspectives on same-sex sexualities; transgender studies; queer disability studies; and intersex studies. The field of LGBTQ+ Studies is by now too vast to be covered exhaustively or systematically, but this course provides a grounding in the field, a sense of its range, and a perspective on its current debates. WGS 531 is required for the Graduate Certificate in LGBTQ Studies.


WGS 531 - Graduate Seminar in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
4Graduate Standing
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM

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