ENGL 341 - Critical Theory: History, Sexuality, and Queer Time
A survey of key texts in the history and theory of sexuality. This course examines the methodological and epistemological issues involved in writing the history of same-sex desire, and explores the kinds of affect and identification that structure our relation to the past. Topics include 19th- and 20th-century philosophies of history, psychoanalysis, gender and performance, the affective turn in critical theory, and the definition of “queer.” Course readings include works of literature and film.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts CORE: None
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