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Dr. Susan Sage Heinzelman, Director 2505 University Avenue, A4900, Burdine Hall 536, Austin Texas 78712 • 512-471-5765

Spring 2009

WGS 393 • Feminist and Queer Film Theory

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
48090 W
3:00 PM-6:00 PM
CMA A3.128
Staiger

Course Description

This seminar provides students with a broad survey of theories and methodologies used in critical analyses of gender and sexuality in film, focusing in particular on cinematic representation, spectatorship, and authorship. Taking a somewhat chronological approach, we will consider the development of feminist film theory since the 1970s, the rise of gay/lesbian/queer film scholarship, and the recent focus on masculinity in cinema studies.

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