WGS 260: Gender&Sexuality-Lusophone Lit
General Education requirement: Cultural & Artistic Literacy
Critical study of representations of gender and sexuality in the literature of Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone Africa from the Middle Ages to the present. Attention will be given to discursive and narrative construction of gendered and sexual identities; historically and culturally variable perspectives on gender and sexuality; and the roles played by gendered agents and sexual engagements in the historical processes occurring in the Portuguese-speaking world, with particular emphasis on colonial and postcolonial contexts and relations.
Section 01: Undergraduate Lecture
Location: Liberal ARts 208