B.F.A. Degree in Animation {19-20} - Global Sexualities in Pop Culture

Course Code
WS 268  Credits
Title Global Sexualities in Pop Culture 
Lasc Area
  • Goal 6
  • Goal 8
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course traces the popular representations of diverse sexual and gender identities in a global context. We will explore the cultural constructions of sexuality and gender in mainstream, independent, and feminist film, television, print media, fashion, music and material culture from the perspective of the local and global through the lenses of their cultural, social, political, and ideological functions. Our emphasis will be on contemporary popular cultures in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe through theories of sexuality, gender, race, and the workings of power in global culture industries. Course fulfills Arts and Humanities Area requirement in WGS major or restricted elective in WGS major or minor. MnTC Goal 6 and 8.