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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog
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ENGL 441 - Queer Early Modern Literature

Units: 4
Survey of queer early modern British literature. Topics include challenges and opportunities of charting histories of LGBTQIA+ identities, critical debates in queer early modern studies, queerness of early modern theatrical practices, and queer adaptations of early modern texts.

Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground, or Hybrid or Online-Asynchronous.
Grading: Student Option
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Become familiar with major concepts in queer early modern studies.
  2. Gain a nuanced understanding of early modern texts.
  3. Develop close reading skills and use them to actively analyze texts.
  4. Develop arguments about literature using concepts from gender and sexuality studies and queer theory, and convey them effectively in writing.

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