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Historical Literature – Women, Gender, and Sexuality


About the Course:

A reading course in a general area of history, specifically designed to prepare M.A. candidates for their comprehensive examination fields, but also appropriate for Ph.D. students seeking broad preparation. Introduction to the sources, historiography, and general literature of the field in question.  

For W22: This graduate reading course is intended to introduce students to the histories of sex, gender, and colonialism through a comparative framework. Though the main focus will be the connected histories of British colonial rule across the globe and over the long-nineteenth century, attention will also be given to historical parallels in other sites of empire when possible. Students will interrogate themes that transcend these varied geographic spaces to explore how notions of queerness and civilization, intimacy and empire shaped (and were shaped by) projects of rule that ordered bodies and regulated desires. 


No pre-requisites have been entered for this course.


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Jarett Henderson   

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