Hinweis: Die Semesterangaben bewirken bei den o.a. Fristen eine Anmeldebeschränkung.
This course will be offered in a digital format.
After you have been officially accepted you will receive all the necessary information on how this course will be structured.
In this reading class we will focus on thecategories of gender and ethnicity and their representation in contemporaryAmerican cultural production. Based on the premise that these categories aresocially constructed, we will discuss a variation of texts which criticallyexamine and question the dominant societal norms of the U.S.-American culture.We will analyze how these texts highlight the power relations and socialexclusions created by such categories and how these categories intersect witheach other. Readings in this class will include theoretical texts as well as excerptsfrom novels by Gloria Anzaldúa, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ocean Vuong andothers.