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Women's and Gender Studies Course Details

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This course information is derived from the Online Course Catalog, which is under development. The information may not be accurate and is provided only as a convenience. Please consult the print or PDF version of the Course Catalog for all official course information.

Gender and Queer Theory

Considers the central themes and problems of contemporary gender and queer theory. Readings include works by foundational thinkers in the field such as Foucault, Rubin, and Butler. Specific topics of inquiry may include critical assessments or theoretical explorations of the following: identity politics, sexual orientation science studies, gay marriage, transgender theory, and intersexuality studies.

Course details

  • Course number: WGST-580
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Graduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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