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Queer Identities and Movements
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Ward, Jane. 2011. “Queer Identities and Movements”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, June. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


"This course is a challenging and fun multi-media exploration of queer identities, cultures, and social movements. This is an advanced, upper-division, participation-based course. This means that in addition to lectures, films, and readings, I expect that you will listen to and learn from discussion with other students. You will also actively contribute...

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College 300
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Learning Goals and Assessments

Learning Goal(s):

  1. • use sociology to think critically about sexual identities • examine the relationship between gender, race, and sexuality
  2. •trace the emergence of queer identities and consider important historical developments in queer activism • focus on difference and inequality in queer communities and organizations
  3. • explore queer art and media • briefly engage with central issues in queer theory (for more in-depth study of queer theory, you may also wish to take my "Queer Theory" course)

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