College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    Mar 02, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

ENGL 090. Queer Media


(Cross-listed as FMST 046   and GSST 020  )
The history of avant-garde and experimental media has been intertwined with that of gender non-conformity and sexual dissidence, and even the most mainstream media forms have been queered by subcultural reception. Challenging Hollywood’s heterosexual presumption and mass media appropriations of lgbt culture, we will examine lgbt aesthetic strategies and modes of address in contexts such as the American and European avant-gardes, AIDS activism, and transnational and diasporan film through the lens of queer theory.
20th/21st c.
Humanities.
1 credit.
Eligible for GSST, INTP, DGHU
Fall 2024. White.
Catalog chapter: English Literature  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/english-literature


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