2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    
    Apr 02, 2020  
2018-2019 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.

Credits: 1.00
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: None
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Human Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts CORE: None


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