Communication and Culture | Advanced Seminar in Pedagogy (Topic: Gender and Sexuality)
C622 | 25106 | Hawkins, J.

R, 4:00 PM-6:30 PM, 800 E. 3rd St. – room 272

Satisfies the Advanced Pedagogy Requirement for the Pedagogy
Certificate in CMCL
Prerequisite: CMCL-C 545 or equivalent
Meets with CULS-C 701

Open to Graduates Only!

Instructor: Joan Hawkins
Office: 800 E. 3rd St. – room 211
Phone: 855-1548

This advanced pedagogy seminar will investigate the roles which
gender, sexuality and the body play in theories of learning and
academic practice.  Written work will include a course syllabus, a
teaching dossier and a final exam essay.

Readings will include:
Deborah Britzman, Lost Subjects, Contested Objects: Toward a
Psychoanalytic Inquiry of Learning (New York: State University of
New York, 1998)
Joanna Frueh, “Pleasure and Pedagogy” from  Monster Beauty: Building
the Body of Love (University of California Press, 2001)
Jane Gallop, Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment (Duke University
Press, 1997)
bell hooks,  Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of
Freedom (Routledge, 1994)
Judith Levine, Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children
from Sex (University of Minnesota Press, 2002)
Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books (Random
House, 2003)
Marisha Pessl, Special Topics in Calamity Physics (Penguin, 2007)
Loïc Wacquant, Body and Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer
(Oxford University Press, 2004)
Essays by Avital Ronnell and Joan Hawkins, as well as readings on
the films and on Queer Theory.

Films to include: Clint Eastwood, Million Dollar Baby (2004), Abel
Ferrara, The Addiction (1995), Bernard Rose, The Candyman (1992),
David Mamet, Oleanna (1994), Martin Scorsese, Raging Bull (1980)