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Feminist & Queer Performance

Examines how performances since 1960 by women and queer artists have challenged ideas about the body, sexuality and selfhood. Uses theorists such as Judith Butler, E. Patrick Johnson, and José Esteban Muñoz to analyze the gender politics and strategic positions adopted by artists in drama, musical theatre, dance and performance art. 1 unit. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Social Inequality requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: AIM requirement.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM, Critical Perspectives: S

1 unit — Platt

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Queer Performance and Body Politics analyzes how the performances of queer artists has challenged traditional body, sexuality, and selfhood ideas. Students will be able to identify strategic positions utilized by performance art, literature, drama, dance, musical theatre, and film artists.
Queer Performance and Body Politics
Queer Performance and Body Politics examines how performances since 1960 by queer artists have challenged conventional ideas about the body, sexuality and selfhood. The course uses readings by theorists such as Michel Foucault, Michael Warner, and José Esteban Muñoz to identify strategic positions adopted by artists working in literature, film, drama, musical theatre, dance and performance art.

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Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2022 Block 8 Feminist & Queer Performance Ryan Platt TBA 25 / 25 09/25/2021
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