WMST 550: Current Topics in Women and Gender Studies

WMST 550-002: Race/Class/LGBTQ Communities
(Fall 2022)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM TR

Horizon Hall 3014

Section Information for Fall 2022

Explores the other systemic oppressions that exist within the LGBTQ community such as racism, classism, and others through historical and contemporary debates and text


Some of the texts we will read…

Tell Me How Long the Train’s Been Gone by James Baldwin

The Book of Salt by Monique Truong

Queering the Countryside: New Frontiers in Rural Queer Studies

Additional readings for the 575 section

After The Party: A Manifesto for Queer of Color Life by Joshua Chambers-Letson

Amigas Y Amantes: Sexually Nonconforming Latinas Negotiate Family by Katie L. Acosta

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-3

Studies selected topics central to contemporary women and gender studies. Includes topics such as women and violence, women and international development, women's myth and ritual, LGBTQ topics, the history and politics of sexuality, disability, disability, transnational issues and religion. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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