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Academic Year 2005/2006
Lesbian/Bisexual/Gay People in Society
SOC 224 FA
This course is intended as as introduction to contemporary lesbian, bisexual and gay social theory. We will begin by reading personal narratives that focus on the experience, identity, culture and community. We will
basic contemporary theories on gender and sexuality, focusing on lesbian and gay theory, the emerging queer theory and discussions of bisexuality and its theoretical implications.
Carla Trujillo (ed.), CHICANA LESBIANS: THE GIRLS OUR MOTHERS WARNED US ABOUT Essex Hemphill (ed.), BROTHER TO BROTHER Lorraine Hutchins and Lani Kaahumanu (eds.), BI ANY OTHER NAME: BISEXUAL PEOPLE SPEAK OUT Diana
Fuss (ed.), INSIDE/OUT: GAY AND
LESBIAN THEORIES "Queer Theory: Lesbian and Gay Sexualities," DIFFERENCES, Fall, 1991 Judith Butler, GENDER TROUBLE Gloria Anzaldua, (ed.), MAKING FACE, MAKING SOUL
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
A journal with weekly entries, attendance and class participation, weekly discussion sections, an independent research project and oral class presentation.
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