Oct 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
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ENG 274 - Sex, Gender, and Critical Theory

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
Study of the critical debates in the construction of gender and sexuality, and how these debates have shaped, and been shaped by contemporary feminist and queer theory. This course will familiarize students with a range of critical theories that have transformed the study of sexuality and gender in recent decades-psychoanalysis, structuralism, post-structuralism, deconstruction and postmodernism. We will read key figures in theories of sex and gender, including Judith Butler, Michel Foucault, and Gayle Rubin.

Prerequisite: ENG 120  or ENG 121  for majors; for non-majors, ENG 120 ENG 121 , GWS 111  or third-year standing.
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Staff