Department of English

University of Toronto

ENG273Y1Y L5101

ENG273Y1Y     L0101     T11-1, R11
Queer Writing 
Prof. Dana Seitler

Office Phone:
416-946-3494
Office Location:
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 627
Email:
 d.seitler@utoronto.ca

Brief Description of Course:
How do art and literature imagine and mediate bodies and pleasures, sexualities and sexual practices? This course addresses such questions by exploring a range of texts we will call queer? (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, gender variant, gender resistant and so forth). We will ask what a study of sexuality teaches us, and how it functions as a useful approach for reading literary and cultural forms. We will investigate different accounts of intimacy, fantasy, identity, and desire, paying particular attention to the various ways that race, gender, class, age, and history intersect with representations of queer sexuality. Assignments will include classical, modern, postmodern, and contemporary literature, criticism, art, film, and music.

Required Reading: TBA.

First Three Authors/Texts: TBA.

Method of Evaluation: TBA.

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Link to ARTSCI 2016-17 Timetable with Room Allocations.

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