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37869

GLST

5

001

P

3.000

Intro to LGBT Studies

TR

12:30 pm-01:59 pm

Ardel M. Thomas (P)

 

01/14-05/23

CLOU 261

37067

GLST

5

831

P

3.000

Intro to LGBT Studies

 

 

 

TBA

Ardel M. Thomas (P)

 

01/14-05/23

TBA

37338

GLST

10

534

V

3.000

Les/Gay Culture and Society

T

06:30 pm-09:29 pm

Herbert K. Green (P)

 

01/14-05/23

JLK 203

34450

GLST

12

401

P

3.000

Homosexuality in Recent Cinema

M

01:00 pm-03:59 pm

Maureen A. Brownsey (P)

 

01/14-05/23

CLOU 246

38528

GLST

15

831

P

3.000

Pre-Stonewall Writers/Culture

 

TBA

Ardel M. Thomas (P)

 

01/14-05/23

TBA

37332

GLST

20

534

V

3.000

Les/Gays/Amer Art/Culture

R

06:30 pm-09:29 pm

Ruth A. Mahaney (P)

 

01/14-05/23

JLK 203

37870

GLST

21

534

V

3.000

Issues in Lesbian Relationship

T

06:30 pm-09:29 pm

Trinity A. Ordona (P)

 

01/14-05/23

JLK 102

35001

GLST

24

574

V

3.000

Gay Male Relationships

M

06:30 pm-09:29 pm

Edward P. Kaufman (P)

 

01/14-05/23

LGB* 304

37871

GLST

70

534

V

3.000

AIDS in America

R

06:30 pm-09:29 pm

Ardel M. Thomas (P)

 

01/14-05/23

LGB* 306

38566

GLST

77

534

V

3.000

Queer Creative Process

W

06:30 pm-09:29 pm

Maureen A. Brownsey (P)

01/14-05/23

LGB* 304

GLST 5 - Introduction to Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay and Transgender Studies (3)

This introductory course examines a broad range of contemporary gay, lesbian, bisexualand transgender issues in various contexts including bio-medical, sociological, political, racial and sexual. Additionally, students have the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills and practical academic skills vital for further progress in the program. Students leave the course with practice in essay writing, exam preparation, literature analysis and become familiar with academic resources available to them through local archives, libraries and the Internet. CSU/UC

GLST 10 - Lesbian Gay Culture and Society (3)

Distinct styles in dress, manner, and taste have played a central role in the development of lesbian and gay community, identity, and culture.This course examines significant Queer identities, from leather to lipstick and from drag to disco, and assesses the evolution of sensibility and identity in various lesbian and gay cultures and communities. CSU

GLST 12 - Homosexuality in Recent Cinema (3)

Surveys significant trends in the representation of queer sexualities in mainstream commercial cinema, as well as underground and independent films from the silent era to the present. Identifies prominent theoretical approaches to the study of queer cinema intended to develop analytical skills for interpreting homophobic subtexts in mainstream films, as well as issues in creating alternative representations. Emphasizes the way social attitudes shape cultural representation, and interrogates the relationship between audience interpretation and filmmakers' intentions. Formerly FILM 21B

GLST 15 - Pre-Stonewall Writers/Culture (3)

Examines LGBT writers, lives, friendship networks, and salon cultures from ancient Greece and Rome and pre-Colombian Indigenous cultures of the Americas through pre-World War II Europe and 1950s America. Explores expatriates and travelers, American writers and artists. From Sappho to Carson McCullers; from Oscar Wilde to the Beat Generation. CSU/UC

GLST 20 - Lesbians and Gays in Modern American Culture: The Homosexualization of American Art (3)

Lesbian and gay American artists of the late 19th and 20th centuries and their influences on modern art. This course analyzes the contribution of lesbian and gay artists—and the poets, dancers and writers with whom they associated on the development of American art. It seeks to restore the specifically lesbian or gay voices of some of the most talked about figures in American cultural history from Thomas Eakins to Jasper Johns against the background of the lesbian and gay movement. CSU/UC

GLST 21 - Issues in Lesbian Relationships (3)

An exploration of the historical, cultural, and psychological forces that impact lesbian relationships. Examination of the stages that relationships go through with an emphasis on the issues of intimacy, commitment, and the sociological repercussions of homophobia and minority status on the lesbian dyad. The complexity of legal, political, and multicultural influences and ramifications will also be explored CSU/UC

GLST 24 - Gay Male Relationships (3)

Examines the dynamics of gay male relationships. Provides historical and theoretical perspectives on the impact of homophobia on gay relationships. Provides students with practice in clear communication and conflict resolution in male dating, bonding, and developing lasting relationships. CSU

GLST 70 - AIDS in America (3)

Exploration of the sociological, political and medical dimensions of AIDS. Emergence of AIDS into the American psyche, noting critical moments in the story of AIDS such as defining of risk factors, the discovery of a test for HIV antibodies, and the impact of public figures coming out as HIV positive. Examination of how AIDS and its metaphors have changed, focusing on ethical and legal issues of today and tomorrow. CSU/UC

GLST 77 - Queer Creative Process (3)

Within the context of Queer/LGBT-identity, original art work is explored. Genres included: fiction/non-fiction writing, writing for performance, comedy and film/video. The creative process, peer critiques and analysis, as it relates to Queer-identity and societal reception, form the course's core. CSU


 

 
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