Classes

Sex on Stage (GSS315/THR374)

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2012

This course examines theatrical performance as a mode of theorizing about gender, sex, sexuality and embodiment. Through lecture, discussion and performance workshops, this course charts the concept of “sex on stage” through distinct registers: gender as performance, cross-gender performance, performances of sexual identity, and the explicit Read more about Sex on Stage (GSS315/THR374)

Playing Latino (THR331/LAO331)

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2012

This course investigates how, within the history of Latino/a racial formation in the United States, popular performance has emerged as an essential and recurrent site of cultural encounter. As we chart the panethnic construction of U.S. Latina/o cultural identity in the 20th century, we will investigate the myriad ways that popular performance — or theatre, film, television and live expressive culture — mediates the exchange between “Latin” performances Read more about Playing Latino (THR331/LAO331)