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Title: Sex and the Nation
Course Section Number: BLS-270-04
Department: Black Studies
Description: In this course, we will discuss texts that challenge definitions of national belonging, often tied with race and traditional gender norms and sexualities. We will explore gender-nonconforming characters in the fiction of Jean Toomer, Bessie Head, Zoë Wicomb, David Diopp, and others, as well as white supremacy and nationalisms around the globe. Texts: Jean Toomer, Cane; Bessie Head, A Question of Power; Zoe Wicomb, David's Story; Gabriel Chevallier, Fear; David Diopp, At Night All Blood Is Black. Prerequisties can be waved by instructor.
Credits: 1.00
Start Date: January 17, 2022
End Date: May 7, 2022
Meeting Information: 01/18/2022-05/05/2022 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 01:10PM - 02:25PM, Center Hall, Room 300
Faculty: Szczeszak-Brewer, Agata

Course Status & Cross-Listings

Cross-list Group Capacity: 15
Cross-list Group Student Count: 4
Calculated Course Status: OPEN
Section Name/Title Status Dept. Capacity Enrolled/
BLS-270-04 (cross-listing)
Sex and the Nation
OPEN Black Studies 15 3 / 11 / 0
GEN-400-01 (cross-listing)
Sex and the Nation
OPEN Gender Studies 15 0 / 11 / 0
ENG-330-01 (primary)
Sex and the Nation
OPEN English 15 1 / 11 / 0