Still Looking for an Intersession Course? Consider Enrolling in Queer Theor(ies)

Still looking for an intersession course? Consider enrolling in Queer Theor(ies) this August Intersession. The course will meet from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. each weekday Aug. 8-19.

Course Overview

In this interdisciplinary course, students will be introduced to key themes and critical frameworks in the overlapping fields of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender studies; queer studies; and queer theory within a transnational context.

Topics within the course include the following: early and contemporary histories of sexuality; politics of sexuality and sexual identities; forms of oppression including heterosexism, homophobia and transphobia; violence against LGBTQ individuals and communities; queer activism; diverse experiences of sexuality; and representations in literature, art and popular media.

The course is crosslisted under Gender Studies and World Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Questions? Email professor Calabretta-Sajder at


Ryan Calabretta-Sajder, associate director of gender studies
Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures


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