MAIS 628: Gender and Sexuality Report a Broken Link

This graduate course is an introduction to the subject of gender and sexuality, giving students the opportunity to debate ideas coming from two important traditions in the area: first, the social-historical construction of gender and sexuality, and secondly, the psychoanalytic debate on identity construction.

Supplementary Readings


Part 1


Adams, Rachel, & Savran, David. (2002). The masculine studies reader. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.
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Baron, Ava. (1991). Engendered: Toward a new history of American labor. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
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Carnes, Mark C., & Griffen, Clyde. (1990). Meanings of manhood: Construction of masculinity in Victorian America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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D’Emilio, John. (1998). Sexual politics, sexual communities: The making of a homosexual minority in the United States, 1940–1970 (2nd ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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Katz, Jonathan. (1976). Gay American history: Lesbians and gay men the U.S.A. New York: Crowell.
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Part 2


Butler, Judith. (1991).

Imitation and gender insubordination. In Diana Fuss (Ed.), Inside/out: Lesbian theories, gay theories (pp. 13-31). New York: Routledge.

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Butler, Judith. (1995).

Melancholy gender/Refused identification. In Maurice Berger et al. (Eds.), Constructing masculinity (pp. 21-36). New York: Routledge.

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Freud, Sigmund. (1977). The Pelican Freud library: Volume 7. On sexuality: Three essays on the theory of sexuality and other works (Angela Richards, Ed.). Harmondsworth: Penguin Books.
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Nasio, Juan-David. (1998). Five lessons on the pychoanalytic theory of Jacques Lacan (David Pettigrew & Francois Raffoul, Trans.). State University of New York Press.
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