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Feminist and Queer Methods Across the Disciplines

FGSS 202
Spring 2024
Section: 01  
Course Cluster and Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory Certificate, Queer Studies

This course aims to better equip students to conduct rigorous and politically-engaged interdisciplinary research by exposing them to (and inviting them to reflect on) the range of methodological approaches that feminist and queer thinkers employ across the humanities and social sciences. Engaging feminist and queer uses of such methods as oral history, ethnography, visual-cultural analysis, literary criticism, and archival research, we will explore how feminist and queer thinkers intervene in dominant knowledge production. Further, we will consider how, in our own research, feminist and queer commitments might necessarily reshape how and what kinds of questions we ask, how we select and marshal evidence, and how we engage our subjects and objects of analysis. Students will be expected to practice using methods that are unfamiliar to them and to reflect on their relationships to power, method, and disciplinarity as they develop their own research programs.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS FGSS
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSCT)(HRAD-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on JUN-22-2024
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