Fall 2011 Courses
Introduction to Sexuality Studies Dr. Shawn Schulenberg
Political Science/History 280. Offered every fall semester. This course will use an intersectional lens to provide a foundational background for the study of sexualities across time and space. Course content will be interdisciplinary, drawing from the humanities as well as the social and natural sciences.
Film & Fiction Special Section: Sexuality in Cinema. Dr. Walter Squire
English 344. In this class, we will study the history of sexuality in cinema and examine presentations of various sexualities within Hollywood, avant-garde, independent, and English-language foreign films. Representative movies will include Cabaret, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Go Fish, But I’m a Cheerleader, and Brokeback Mountain. (Make sure you sign up for the section taught by Dr. Squire!).
Writing and Re-Writing the Norse Saga. Dr. Laura Michele Diener
History 482. Norse sagas recount tales of love, revenge, and feuds in medieval families over multiple generations. In this course, we will read medieval sagas alongside and against twentieth-century retellings by authors such as William Vollman and Sidrid Undset in order to create a dialogue between past and present and study gendered behaviors and their portrayals as both normative and transgressive.
Human Sexual Behavior. Dr. Paige Muellerleile
Psychology 330. This course takes a psychological approach to the functioning, attitudes, varieties and development of human sexual behavior.
Love, Intimacy and Attachment. Dr. Keelon Hinton
Psychology 465. Examination of how childhood attachments, bonds, and relationships, affect and influence adult perspectives on love, expectations, sexuality, intimacy, fidelity, and commitment.