Introduction to oral communication on the topics of gender, race, and sexuality from intersectional, feminist, queer, and critical race perspectives. Students will develop their verbal and non-verbal skills as well as their active listening and critical thinking capacities through research and oral presentations. Satisfies the GE Area A1 requirement.
A weekly lecture series (or occasional workshops) offering presentations and discussions of current issues from feminist perspectives. There is usually a semester-long focus on a particular topic. The lectures are open to the community. May be repeated for credit.
A weekly lecture series offering presentations and discussions of ethical, literary, activist, intellectual, and artistic approaches to society and culture from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer perspectives. The lectures are open to the community. May be repeated for credit. Satisfies GE Area C2.
This interdisciplinary course offers an introduction to the field of Queer Studies by analyzing the role of race, gender, sexuality, and nationalism in the social construction of modern gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer (GLBTQ) identities. Students also learn of queer theoretical approaches to politics, culture, and society. Satisfies GE Area C1. Course taught in face-to-face, hybrid and online modes.
Historical development of institutions, ideals, social and cultural transformations, and economic and political processes in the U.S. since colonization with a focus on the evolution of sexual and gender diversity. Satisfies GE category D and the state history requirement. Core course of Queer Studies Minor.