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Course Descriptions

ENG 226 - LGBTQ Literature

3 Credits

This course will include examination and analysis of short stories, drama, memoir, film, and graphic fiction by, for, and about LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) people’s lives and experiences. Focus will broaden to include cultural and social history of LGBTQ rights and visibility, and the LGBTQ-specific publishing industry. Coursework will include reading assignments, critical analysis and essays, and class discussions.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 with a C or better, or placement into ENG 200, or permission of instructor.

Learning Attributes: WR

Retiring SUNY General Education: SUNY-H - Humanities (SHUM)

MCC General Education: MCC-AH - Arts and Humanities (MAH)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Investigate LGBTQ's Literature’s origins and history.
2. Analyze LGBTQ's Literature’s subgenres and conventions.
3. Critique LGBTQ's Literature’s relationships to culture.
4. Critique LGBTQ's Literature’s relationships to political or social struggle.
5. Construct critical analysis of LGBTQ texts.
6. Compare LGBTQ texts with other genres of literature.
7. Integrate LGBTQ Literature themes into cultural or intellectual history.
8. Critique the formal composition, cultural significance, or themes of LGBTQ Literature.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Intersession 2024
Spring Semester 2024