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Queer Black Literature : Intersections of Race and Gender

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Arts

Teacher(s): Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2016 -> 2016

No timetable defined.


Spring semester
2 hours per week
28 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): English
Public: Yes
Credits: 0


This Master's level class will focus on the intersection of race and gender studies in the context of queer African American fiction. Sexuality has been a particularly vexed and complex issue for African Americans, historically, and continues to be articulated in highly charged and politically fraught ways. We will look at a selection of texts by African American authors, including James Baldwin, Audre Lorde, Alice Walker and Iceberg Slim.

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