147C: Queer Ethnographies

Instructor: Karen Nakamura

Term: Spring 2018

Time: Tu 2:00pm - 4:59pm

This seminar engages in a broad reading of classic and contemporary ethnographies of non-mainstream genders and sexualities. Our emphasis will be on understanding anthropology's contribution to and relationship with gay and lesbian studies and queer theory. Over the course of the semester, we will be reading and talking about what constitutes a queer ethnography and the history and future of an anthropology of sexuality.

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