AAS 558 - Seminar in Black World Studies
Winter 2023, Section 006 - Black Queer Theory
Instruction Mode: Section 006 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing or permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/4/23 - 4/18/23 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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Description

While Black Queer Studies is a relatively young field in academia, Black queer brilliance has a much longer history. In this course, we will examine key genealogies, debates, and questions emerging from the intersections of blackness, gender, sexuality, and class in the U.S. and other sites in the African diaspora. This course will cross both disciplinary and methodological boundaries as we examine histories of Black queer and queer of color social movements; literature that reflects Black LGBTQ experiences; Black queer performances; and the numerous interventions that Black queer theories have made into questions of family, belonging, citizenship, futures, and performance. Students registering for this class should have some background in Black or African American/Diasporic studies, preferably at least one course in AAS; or, at least one course in gender and sexuality studies with special attention to race and intersectionality. Graduate students are welcome with instructor permission.
 

Schedule

AAS 558 - Seminar in Black World Studies
Schedule Listing
005 (SEM)
 In Person
35410
Open
13
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23
006 (SEM)
 In Person
35816
Closed
0
 
11
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23
007 (SEM)
 In Person
35837
Closed
0
 
6
M 3:00PM - 6:00PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23
008 (SEM)
 In Person
36042
Closed
0
 
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MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23

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