FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Looking for a course over the May Intersession? Queer Theor(ies) is being offered this May 10-21, remotely, on the undergraduate and graduate levels. This course counts towards the minor in gender studies.
Course Overview: In this interdisciplinary course, students will be introduced to key themes and critical frameworks in the overlapping fields of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Studies, Queer Studies and Queer Theory within a transnational context.
Topics within the course include the following: early and contemporary histories of sexuality; politics of sexuality and sexual identities; forms of oppression including heterosexism, homophobia and transphobia; violence against LGBTQ individuals and communities; queer activism; diverse experiences of sexuality; and representations in literature, art and popular media.