Queer French (FRE4805.01)

Stephen Shapiro

In this advanced course, we will examine French culture’s engagement with questions of sexuality and gender, with a focus on authors, artists, theorists, and others who have questioned ideas of normative sexuality from the Middle Ages through the 21st century. Authors and texts to be studied will include Marguerite de Navarre, l’Abbé de Choisy, Diderot, Monique Wittig, Virginie Despentes, Guillaume Dustan, Abdellah Taïa, Edouard Louis, Bambi (Sebastian Lifshitz), and Parole de King (Chriss Lag). Advanced level. Conducted in French.

Corequisites: Attending two events of the Language Series.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of coursework at the intermediate-high level and instructor's permission. For registration, please e-mail Stephen Shapiro on May 16 and 17
Credits: 4
T 2:10pm - 4:00pm; F 2:10pm - 4:00pm (time changed on 4/24/18)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
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