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T 2/2: The Politics & Poetics of Embodiment: Fashion, Women’s Health, & Cosmetic Surgery**In-class Film clips: Orlan interview/ short film, Audio from BH derm Fabio; Cindy Jackson et. al.****Recommended Film: “Never Perfect”**•Iris Marion Young, “Women Recovering Our Clothes”, in Benstock and Ferris, On Fashion(BB)•Terri Kapsalis, Public Privates: Performing Gynecology from Both Ends of the Speculum,Ch. 1 &5 (BB)Kathy Davis, “‘My Body Is My Art’: Cosmetic Surgery as Feminist Utopia?” (BB)Disciplining the Subject: Sexuality, Power, Discourse, & NormativityTH 2/4:**Critical Response Paper #1 Due**•Foucault, The History of Sexuality vol. I, excerpts:Parts I & II; Part III p. 67-73; Part IV sec. 1&2; & Part V p. 151-159WEEK 5Making Sex/Beyond the BinaryT 2/9: Gender as Spectrum: “Nature” & Intersex Identities Wittig in Nicholson•Susan Kessler, “The Medical Construction of Gender: Case Management of Intersexed Infants” (BB)Recommended:Anne Fausto-Sterling, “The Five Sexes: Why Male and Female Are Not Enough” (BB)TH 2/11:Troubling Gender: Masculinity/Femininity, Performativity, & Poststructuralist Theory**Film clips: “Boys Don’t Cry”, “Female Trouble”, “Some Like It Hot”; “Tough Guise”**•Judith Butler, Undoing Gender, Intro, Ch. 1, Ch. 3, pp. 202-219 •Butler in Conboy•Judith Butler, Gender Trouble, Preface, Ch. 1, Ch. 3 & Conclusion, excerpts (BB)•Karina Eileraas, “Hello Norma Jeane” (BB)•Andrea Petersen, “A Campus Call for Mental Health,” Wall Street Journal(BB)WEEK 6T 2/16: Genderqueering & Queer Theory: Compulsory Heterosexuality, LGBTQ Studies & Gender Fluidity4
**Film clips: SNL “It’s Pat”; Ruby Rose, “Break Free”; Nan Goldin; Catherine Opie interview; Caitlyn Jenner; The Danish Girl or “Transparent” clip; Laverne Cox speech at USC Dec 2015”**•Adrienne Rich, “Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence” (BB)•J. Halberstam “F2M: Female Masculinity” (BB)•Kate Bornstein, Gender Outlaw, excerpts (BB)•Laurie Penny, “How to be a Genderqueer Feminist” (BB)•“Back from Sufragette City” (BB)•Kevin Duong, “Gender Trouble in France” (BB)•Katie McDonough, “The New York Times Bungles Transgender Rights” (BB)SEXUAL AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE TH 2/18: Complicating Home, Nation, & the “Public/ Private Mirage”: Intersectionality, Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment, & Immigration**In-Class Film Clips: Williams Crenshaw; Mildred Howard’s Safe House Installation; New York footage of sexual harassment; Hollaback & TED talk re Cairo HarrassMap **•Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, “Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color” (BB)•Anannya Bhattacharjee, “Whose Safety?: Women of Color and the Violence of Law Enforcement”, pp. 4-9, 30-46, 51-52 (BB)•Maajd Nawaz, “Why We Can’t Stay Silent On Germany’s Mass Sex Assaults” (BB)WEEK 7T 2/23: Rape & Sexual Assault**Critical Response Paper #2 Due****In-Class Film Clips: SNL “Is It Date Rape?” skit; Chrissie Hynde NPR interview re autobio; “Thelma &