Gender Studies | Grad Topics in Gender Studies: Gender & Graphic Novels
G701 | 7640 | Malti-Douglas
*This course is cross-listed with G498.
Graphic novels have recently emerged as an increasingly visible and
respected art form. Graphic novels are distinguished by the
combination and intercalation of both visual and verbal languages
along with a length and sophistication that take them beyond the
traditional reputation of comics.
This course will examine graphic novels by both male and female
authors/artists and will deal with topics that include the male body
and the female body, sexuality, aids and the medicalized body, and
gender and marginality.
Since this course will include all new material, it can be taken for
credit by students who have taken my earlier courses on Gender and