Queer French (in English) (FRE2109.01)

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 English.

Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 2
M/Th 1:40-3:30 (first seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 20
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years
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