This class will examine the history of state formation, the emergence of new sexual and anti-sex discourses in the public sphere, and the mobilization of queer political communities in the post-1968 United States. In addition to examining the nature of state regulation aimed more generally at defining realms of citizenship and controlling unruly bodies, we will emphasize the emergence of particularly urgent spheres for queer political organizing after Stonewall; among there are the production of knowledge, litigation, electoral participation and rights-based organizing. We will also examine intersections between queer politics and other civil rights movements; and to realms of cultural activity which produce, reproduce, or transform political discourses about sex and sexuality
COURSE FORMAT: Lecture/Discussion
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: [AMST272 or ENGL304] OR [AMST310 or ENGL298] Links to Web Resources For This Course.
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