Week 3: Theorizing Queer through Transnational Women of Color Feminisms

Monday June 17: Queer of Color Interventions
Cathy Cohen, “Punks, Bulldaggers and Welfare Queens
Roderick Ferguson, “Something Else to Be” from Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique
The Combahee River Collective Statement

Tuesday June 18: US Women of Color Feminism: Audre Lorde.
Audre Lorde, Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic As Power
Audre Lorde, Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

Wednesday June 19: Queer Diasporas, Transnational Pedagogies
Gopinath, introduction from Queer Diasporas.
Jacqui Alexander, from Pedagogies of Crossing

Thursday June 20: Queer Transnational Feminist Writing
Nalo Hopkinson, The Salt Roads
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, “Black Atlantic, Queer Atlantic

Friday June 21: Selected Readings

Gaard, Greta. “Green, Pink, and Lavender: Banishing Ecophobia through Queer Ecologies.” Ethics & the Environment 16.2 (2011): 115-126. “Green, Pink, and Lavender: Banishing Ecophobia through Queer Ecologies.”

Further Unassigned Readings of Interest:

“Introduction: A Genealogy of Queer Ecologies.” from Queer Ecologies: Sex, Nature, Politics, Desire

How Queer Is Green? – Greg Garrard

Krahulik, Karen Christel. “Cape Queer? A Case Study of Provincetown, Massachusetts.” Journal of Homosexuality 52.1 (2006): 185-212. Cape Queer A Case Study of Provincetown Massachusetts

Warner, Michael. “Queer and Then?” The Chronicle Review: The Chronicle of Higher Education. 1 Jan. 2012. Web. 18 June 2013. 1-10. Queer and Then?


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