In this talk Professor Ferguson engages the history of black queer diasporic formations in the 1970s as part of radical attempts to reimagine and eroticize socialist imaginations. The talk situates these formations within a social and political context in which … Continue reading
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“This part of me is different…and what if it changes the way they see me…?” This Buzzfeed video looks into the complicated natures involved with coming out to immigrant parents in the U.S.
Gender and Sexuality: The course focuses on gender and sexuality in Asian America. Issues covered include: history, community politics, transgender issues, political activism, HIV/AIDS and health issues, coming out, relationships and family, transnational perspectives, and cultural politics. The course is … Continue reading
This course examines queer and transgender identities in different cultural contexts. Drawing on historical as well as contemporary studies, the course examines gender and sexual identities from a transnational feminist perspective. Course materials include scholarly essays from a variety of … Continue reading
This course will critically investigate the category transgender – not to cast doubt on the identities, movements, and communities that have arisen around this term, but rather, to investigate the historical, political, social, and cultural conditions and contexts which have … Continue reading
This course investigates transnational understandings of gender variance and transgender bodies. How do understandings of the relationship between gender and sexuality change across the globe? How have terms like “transgender” been taken up outside the United States? This course examines … Continue reading
This course provides students with an overview of influential theories about the social aspects of sex and sexuality, as well as some direct engagement with ethnographic representations of sexual worlds and their politics. It examines the diversity of human sexual … Continue reading