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 may include Marie de France, Louise LabĂ©, Madeleine de l’Aubespine, Montaigne, Marguerite de Navarre, l’AbbĂ© de Choisy, Monique Wittig, Virginie Despentes, Abdellah TaĂŻa, Edouard Louis, Bambi (Sebastian Lifshitz), and Parole de King (Chriss Lag). Advanced level. Conducted in French.

Learning Outcomes:

Delivery Method: Entirely remote (synchronous)
Prerequisites:Advanced level French. Instructor's permission.
Corequisites: Attendance at Language Series.
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 4
M/Th 1:40PM - 3:30PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years

Categories: All courses , Entirely Remote , French