LGBT - Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Studies

LGBT448 Special Topics in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies (3 Credits)

In-depth study of particular themes and issues in LGBT studies.

Prerequisite: LGBT200; or permission of LGBT Studies Program.

Restriction: Junior standing or higher.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

LGBT459 Selected Topics in Sexuality and Literature (3 Credits)

Detailed study of sexuality as an aspect of literary and cultural expression.

Prerequisite: Must have completed two lower-level English courses, at least one in literature.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs. Also offered as: ENGL459.

LGBT465 Theories of Sexuality and Literature (3 Credits)

An in-depth study of the ways in which sexuality and sexual difference create or confound the conditions of meaning in the production of literary texts. Attention to psychoanalysis, history of sexuality, feminist theory, and other accounts of sexual identity.

Prerequisite: Must have completed two lower-level English courses, at least one in literature.

Restriction: Must not have completed ENGL465. Also offered as: ENGL465.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL465 or LGBT465.

LGBT488 Seminar in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies (1-3 Credits)

Developments in theories and methods of LGBT Studies, with emphasis upon interaction between the humanities and the social sciences in the elaboration of this interdisciplinary area of scholarship.

Prerequisite: 9 credits in LGBT courses; and permission of LGBT Studies Program.

Recommended: LGBT200. And ENGL265; or CMLT291.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

Formerly: CMLT498Y.

LGBT494 Lesbian Communities and Differences (3 Credits)

The meanings of lesbian communities across many lines of difference. Using lesbian-feminists of the 1970s as a starting point, we will look both back and forward in history, tracing changes and exploring the meanings of these in their social and historical contexts.

Prerequisite: Must have completed one course in Women's Studies, preferably WMST200 or WMST250. Also offered as: WMST494.

Credit Only Granted for: LGBT494 or WMST494.

LGBT499 Independent Study (1-3 Credits)

Directed research and analysis in LGBT Studies on a topic selected by the student.

Prerequisite: LGBT200; and permission of LGBT Studies Program.

Restriction: Senior standing.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.