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COMM 2181 Gender, Identity, and Sexuality (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course offers an introduction to the field queer media studies, focusing on several key genres, directors, and themes within transnational queer media cultures and scholarship. We’ll explore what makes a particular film or television program "queer" and what role media production, distribution, exhibition, and reception play in the process. We’ll examine constructions of sexuality, gender, race, and nation in a variety of texts and contexts, and investigate how transnational queer media can both participate in and resist dominant notions of sexuality, imperialism, race, gender, politics, and community.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 31-May-17