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Courses - Spring 2022
LGBT
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Studies
LGBT200
Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SB, D
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Credit only granted for: LGBT200.
An interdisciplinary study of the historical and social contexts of personal, cultural and political aspects of LGBT life. Sources from a variety of fields, such as anthropology, history, psychology, sociology, and women's studies, focusing on writings by and about LGBT people.
LGBT265
LGBTQ+ Literatures and Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HL, D
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Restriction: Must not have completed LGBT265.
Cross-listed with: ENGL265.
Credit only granted for: ENGL265 or LGBT265.
A study of literary and cultural expressions of queer and trans identities, positionalities, and analytics through an exploration of literature, art, and media. We will examine historical and political power relations by considering the intersections of sexuality and gender with race, class, nation, and disability. Topics include the social construction and regulation of sexuality and gender, performance and performativity, intersectionality, and the relationship between aesthetic forms and queer/ trans subjectivity. Our interpretations will be informed by queer and trans theories.
LGBT310
Transgender Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Cross-listed with: WGSS310.
Credit only granted for: LGBT310, WMST310 or WGSS310.
Introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of transgender studies, providing a history of the field and engaging current debates within it. Students will explore the emergence and consolidation of trans identities, practices, cultures, and knowledges across medical, historical, sociological, cultural, and artistic contexts, paying particular attention to dynamics of race, class, and ability, to global and transnational difference, and to the implications of transgender studies for understanding gender and sexuality overall.
LGBT386
(Perm Req)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Organization Internship
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSSP, DVCC
Prerequisite: 9 credits in LGBT courses.
Restriction: Permission of LGBT Studies Program.
Supervised internship experience with a community organization that expressly serves lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Students will be expected to relate course material to experience in an analysis of an organization's activities.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
LGBT459D
Selected Topics in Sexuality and Literature; Life Writings in Different Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Crosslisting with ENGL459C. Credit only granted for ENGL459C or LGBT459D.
LGBT459M
Selected Topics in Sexuality and Literature; American Poetry: Beginning to the Present
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with ENGL435. Credit granted for ENGL435 or LGBT459M.
LGBT488D
Seminar in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies; The Queer Politics of Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be a student in LGBTQ Studies certificate (9Z009) or a minor (#US02); or by permission of the department.
LGBT499
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.