WGS.233[J] New Culture of Gender: Queer France


Class Info

Addresses the place of contemporary queer identities in French discourse. Discusses the new generation of queer authors and their principal concerns. Introduces students to the main classical references of queer subcultures, from Proust and Vivien to Hocquenghem and Wittig. Examines current debates on post-colonial and globalized queer identities through essays, songs, movies, and novels. Authors include Didier Eribon, Anne Garréta, Abdellah Taïa, Anne Scott, and Nina Bouraoui. Taught in French.

This class has no prerequisites.

WGS.233[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by B. Perreau.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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