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Catalogue 2021-2022 
Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Queer Studies Correlate Sequence

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The Women’s Studies Program offers a correlate sequence in Queer Studies. Queer Studies is a multidisciplinary field focusing on sexuality as a medical, legal, and cultural category of social organization centering on lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and transgender identities. Queer Studies critiques dominant conceptions of sexuality, particularly as they intersect with constructions of gender, race, nation, class, and ability. Arising from and intersecting with feminist, anti-racist, post-colonial, and other social movements, Queer Studies combines a range of historical, theoretical, literary, and epistemological approaches. A correlate in Queer Studies offers students the methodologies to interrogate normative and binary definitions of sexuality and sexual identity. Students learn how Queer activism and scholarship have made important critical interventions in work on poverty, immigration, policing and mass incarceration, health care and reproductive rights, militarization, and imperialism.

Requirements for the six (6) graded unit correlate sequence designed in consultation with an advisor from the Women’s Studies Program:

One unit chosen from:

Two (2) other courses from the list of Women’s Studies Approved Courses, germane to the focus of the correlate sequence.

No more than 2 units may be taken at the 100-level.

Students may NRO one of the courses, up until the time of the correlate declaration.

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