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 may include Marie de France, Louise Labé, Madeleine de l’Aubespine, Montaigne, Marguerite de Navarre, l’Abbé de Choisy, Monique Wittig, Virginie Despentes, Abdellah Taïa, Edouard Louis, Bambi (Sebastian Lifshitz), and Parole de King (Chriss Lag). Advanced level. Conducted in French.
Delivery Method: Entirely remote (synchronous)
Prerequisites:Advanced level French. Instructor's permission.
Corequisites: Attendance at Language Series.
Course Level: 4000-level
M/Th 1:40PM - 3:30PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years
Categories: All courses , French , Entirely Remote