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Subject:

English

Title:

ENGL-173 Introduction to Gay and Lesbian Multicultural Voices in Literature - (SC) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Orta, L

Recom: ENGL 122 or equivalent

Note: Online course. All instruction will be online. Go to www.dvc.edu/online for course access information.



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

ENGL-173

5081

ONLINE

3 Units

8/17 - 12/17


Catalog Course Description
ENGL-173 Introduction to Gay and Lesbian Multicultural Voices in Literature
3 - 3 Units SC
Credit - Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Recommended: ENGL 122 or equivalent
This course presents literature and related arts by and about gay men and lesbians. The works studied represent a wide variety of racial, cultural and socio-economic groups. This course presents literature and related arts by and about gay men and lesbians from Hispanic/Latino, African-American, European-American, Asian-American, Native American cultural, ethnic, and a variety of socio-economic groups. Novels, short stories, poems and plays are presented with a focus on literary elements as well as historical, social and psychological contexts. Through an understanding of the historical, social, and psychological forces shaping the literature and related arts, students will reach a heightened awareness of gay and lesbian culture. Through critical analysis of these works, students will also reach a greater understanding of artistic excellence in general. CSU, UC

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