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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies

Associated faculty: S. Ackerman (Religion, Women’s and Gender Studies), C. G. Boggs (English, Women’s and Gender Studies), S. J. Brison (Philosophy), M. A. Bronski (Women’s and Gender Studies), A. A. Coly (African and African American Studies, Comparative Literature), K. Conley (French and Italian), J. Cullinane (Anthropology), M. R. Dietrich (Biological Sciences), V. Fuechtner (German), M. R. Goeman (Native American Studies, English), M. R. Graver (Classics), K.J. Jewell (French and Italian), M. Meyers (Women’s and Gender Studies), A. Orleck (History), U. Rainer (German), I. Reyes (Spanish and Portuguese), I. T. Schweitzer (English, Women’s and Gender Studies), S. Swayne (Music), J. H. Tatum (Classics), B. E. Will (English), M. Williamson (Classics), M. F. Zeiger (English).

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies examines the lives, experiences, and representations of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons, studying in historical, contemporary, and theoretical contexts their communities, institutions, politics, languages, art, literature, and relationships to heterosexual norms. Drawing upon interdisciplinary and multicultural resources, GLBT Studies analyzes sexuality and sexual identity as complex social and historical phenomena. GLBT courses are listed under Women’s and Gender Studies. Related courses may be found in other departments and programs, such as:

African and African American Studies 40: Gender Identities and Politics in Africa

Anthropology 12: Gender and Sexuality in Cross-Cultural Perspective

Art History 16/80: Sex, Gender, and Identity in the Arts of the Ancient World

Classics 10/80: Platonic Love in its Cultural Context

College Course 8: Sexuality and Science

Comparative Literature 67: Colonial and Post-Colonial Masculinities

English 68: Woolfenstein

English 72: Whitman

English 73: Elizabeth Bishop

French 45: Masculinity/Femininity

Jewish Studies 15: Judaism, Sexuality and Queerness

Native American Studies 42: Gender Issues in Native American Life

Women’s and Gender Studies 41: Legends of Sappho

Women’s and Gender Studies 45: Beatniks, Hot Rods and the Feminine Mystique: Sex and Gender in 1950’s Hollywood Films

Women’s and Gender Studies 47: Introduction to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies

Women’s and Gender Studies 48: Gender Blending: Motifs of Androgyny

Women’s and Gender Studies 48: Plagues and Politics: The Impact of AIDS on U. S. Society

Women’s and Gender Studies 48: Queer Marriage, Hate Crimes, and Will and Grace: Contemporary Issues in GLBTS Studies

Women’s and Gender Studies 48: Sexuality, Identity and the Law