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GWS 407

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Advanced Seminar in Queer and Trans Studies. 3 or 4 hours. Heading link

Course Description

Advanced interdisciplinary seminar at the nexus of queer and trans studies, with a focus on the intellectual and social struggles for liberation at the intersection of race, sexuality, nation, class, indigeneity, and gender self-determination. Course Information: Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): GWS 101 and GWS 102; or GWS 203; or graduate standing. Recommended background: GWS 403.

Sample Texts

Alison Bechdel, Fun Home

Ashon T. Crawley, The Lonely Letters

Samuel Delany, Times Square Red, Times Square Blue

Roderick Ferguson, One-Dimensional Queer

Francisco Galarte, Brown Trans Figurations: Rethinking Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Chicanx/Latinx Studies

Emily Hobson, Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Ronak K. Kapadia, Insurgent Aesthetics: Security and the Queer Life of the Forever War

C. Riley Snorton, Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity